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Four Avon High athletes earn All-State honors this spring

AVON – Four Avon High athletes earned All-State honors for their performance on the field this spring. Geoff Kirk, who won the State Open titles in the shot put and discus, was named to the All-State team along with golfers Jake Avery, Ryan Gorman and Tyler Hahn. Kirk had an outstanding season throwing the shot,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Seven Canton athletes earn All-State honors this spring

CANTON — Seven Canton High athletes earned All-State honors for their play on the field this spring. Baseball player Jake Schaetzel and Class S champion Will Briggs (discus) earned first team All-State honors along with five players from Canton’s state championship girls lacrosse team — Emma Charron, Devon Daubert, Grace Giancola, Amanda Gottlieb and Kaelyn Oliver.Continue Reading

Avon’s Avery finishes sixth at New England championships

Avon High golfer Jake Avery finished tied for sixth at the recent New England high school golf championships at Bretwood Golf Course in Keene, N.H., with a 74. Avery finished behind New England champion Mark Turner of St. John’s Prep in Danvers, Mass., with a 70 and four other players with a 73. Avery isContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton takes second in Div. 4 tournament, just finishes behind Morgan for title

HEBRON, June 8 – If you want to win a state championship, you can’t just be good. Most times, you need to rise to the occasion and grab it. The Canton High boys golf team, the No. 1 ranked team in Division IV, shot a 337 at Tallwood Country Club. It’s wasn’t too bad butContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Courant names Grillo as player of the year in girls golf

Avon High senior Marissa Grillo was named as player of the year by the Hartford Courant in girls golf for this spring. Grillo was selected as the as the top player from within the 76 high schools across Connecticut that the Courant considers in their primary circulation territory. Grillo helped Avon win their third straightContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Quest for Grillo’s 2nd straight Junior PGA title slips away in playoff

SOUTHWICK, Mass., July 3 – Angela Garvin of Feeding Hills, Mass., birdied the 18th hole to force a playoff where she beat defending champion Marissa Grillo of Avon on the fifth hole to win the 2014 Connecticut Junior PGA Section championship at the Ranch Golf Club. Grillo, who graduated from Avon in June, led by threeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Ten Avon athletes earn All-State honors

AVON – Ten Avon High athletes earned All-State honors this past spring, including five from the girls lacrosse team. Sixty-two athletes from Canton and Avon earned All-NCCC honors. The Canton High boys track team won a NCCC championship while the Avon High boys tennis, girls tennis, girls track and field and girls lacrosse teams wonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Grillo earns 4th appearance at New England tourney; Dahlem falls in Open semis

Avon senior Marissa Grillo has qualified to play in the New England high school golf championship on Monday, June 23, at Bretwood Golf Course in Keene, N.H., for the fourth consecutive year. Last year, Grillo finished in a four-way tie for the New England individual championship with a 75. But she finished fourth after a playoff.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Best ever finish as Avon takes fourth at CIAC girls golf championships

ORANGE – It was an impressive day for the Avon High girls golf team at the CIAC girls golf championship tournament at the Orange Hills Country Club Tuesday. Four of Avon’s five players broke 100 as the Falcons had their best-ever performance at the state championship event. Avon finished fourth led by senior Marissa Grillo,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon wins third straight SCGGL title, plays in state tournament Tuesday

The Avon High girls golf team, which won its third straight Southern Connecticut Girls Golf League championship in late May, will play in the CIAC girls golf championship meet on Tuesday at Orange Hills Country Club in Orange. The Falcons are seeded sixth in the field of 15 teams. Staples, Greenwich, Berlin, Farmington and SimsburyContinue ReadingContinue Reading