Tag Archives: Girls Lacrosse

Defending state champion Canton dominates undermanned Avon, 17-7

CANTON, April 8 – Avon High’s second-year girls lacrosse coach Kyle Kramek is optimistic about the upcoming season. His Falcons had a rough season a year ago with a young team and a challenging schedule resulting in just three wins in 15 outings. “We’re so excited,” he said Saturday after Avon’s season opening game againstContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Plenty of memorable achievements shared in Collinsville Press in 2016

Thank you for being a part of our Collinsville Press.com family in 2016. In the past 12 months, our traffic more than doubled. More than 114,000 visitors came to the site and viewed our stories and photos more than 706,000 times. Together, we’ve shared some great athletic moments and achievements in 2015. We look forwardContinue ReadingContinue Reading

For the second straight year, Canton to be awarded Michaels Achievement Cup

CANTON — Canton High is one of 15 schools to be selected as a winner of the CIAC’s Michaels Achievement Cup for the 2015-16 season. It’s the second consecutive season that Canton has been recognized with a Michaels Achievement Cup. They were recognized for their efforts during the 2014-15 campaign. The award is presented to recognizeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Giancola signs letter of intent to play lacrosse at Vermont

CANTON, Nov. 9 – Canton senior Grace Giancola, who has scored more lacrosse goals than any other player in school history, signed a letter of intent to attend the University of Vermont on Wednesday and play lacrosse at the NCAA Division I level. Giancola, who scored a school-record 115 goals last spring, helped lead theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Neighbors question use of lights, turf for field hockey at proposed AHS facility

AVON – The Avon Town Council and Board of Education got a look at the recommended proposal to install a new synthetic turf field and track and field facility at Avon High in a special joint meeting Thursday night at the Avon Senior Center. Town residents also commented on a $4.04 million proposal to replaceContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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

Canton girls lacrosse dominates Somers to win first Class S state championship

Four years ago, Emma Charron was an eighth grader and sat in the car with her father, Andrew after the youth lacrosse season had ended. Andrew had coached Emma and several of her friends for several years and the team finished the season undefeated. He turned to Emma. “In your senior year, you’re (all) goingContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton faces Somers for 4th time for Class S championship in girls lacrosse

MILFORD, June 10 – For the second time in three months, a Canton High team will play for a state championship. In February, the girls basketball team won its first-ever state championship with a 64-51 win over defending Class S champion Thomaston. On Saturday, the Warriors (17-3) will try to win their first state titleContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Defense helps Canton beat No. 1 Old Lyme and move into Class S final

SOUTHINGTON, June 7 – It’s no secret that the Canton High girls lacrosse likes to score goals – lot of goals. Junior Grace Giancola came into Tuesday’s Class S semifinal against No. 1 Old Lyme with 101 goals. Senior Emma Charron had 52 with Kaelyn Oliver scoring 40. “We like to go, go, go,” WarriorsContinue ReadingContinue Reading