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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

Another top 3 finish for Avon boys tennis; Falcon girls miss tournament

AVON – The Avon High boys tennis team found plenty of competition in the Central Connecticut Conference this spring. With a 4-3 loss to Farmington on May 20, the Falcons didn’t bring home a divisional championship. Farmington captured the CCC Central White division crown, sweeping all four teams in the division. The Falcons finished 9-5Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Hard-hitting Canton dominates Public Safety; CHS girls tennis eliminated by Bears

CANTON, May 31 – Nate Fulham had three hits and two RBI to lead a 14-hit attack as the Canton High baseball team earned their first Class S tournament win since 2010 with a 15-1 win over Public Safety Academy of Enfield Tuesday at Bowdoin Field. The No. 16 Warriors (12-9) advanced to Wednesday’s secondContinue ReadingContinue Reading

In sweltering heat, Canton girls beat Granby for first tournament win since 2007

CANTON, May 28 – The Canton High girls tennis team returned to the Class S state tournament Saturday morning after an eight-year absence. It was a trying experience. Playing in steamy, 90 degree temperatures at Mills Pond Recreation Area, the Warriors battled against Granby for the third time this season. Nearly three hours after itContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Three of four Canton victories come in three sets in win over Raiders

CANTON, April 13 – Liam Connolly, Brendan Shepart and Brian Barger all came up victorious in the deciding third set to help lift the Canton boys tennis team to a 4-3 NCCC victory over Windsor Locks Wednesday at Mills Pond Park. Connolly won the third set by a 7-5 margin while Shepard won two consecutiveContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Team New England earns top 15 finish at USTA Junior National tournament

Team New England, playing out of the Farmington Valley Racquet Club in Simsbury, finished 13th in the intermediate division at the 2015 Junior Team Tennis 18-and-under national tournament in Cayne, South Carolina. Three players from Avon and two from Simsbury played on the team. Avon’s Eric Selzer, Kendall Held and Michael Thramann participated on the NewContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon, Simsbury players to compete in USTA national championship tourney

Three players from Avon and two from Simsbury will be participating this weekend at the U.S. Tennis Association’s junior (18 and under) team national championships this weekend in Cayce, South Carolina.   Avon’s Eric Selzer, Kendall Held and Michael Thramann will be participating on the New England section intermediate team along with Simsbury’s Jeffrey Baker andContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon High athletes earn All-State and All-NCCC recognition

AVON – Five Avon High athletes earned All-State honors this spring for their accomplishments on the field. Senior Hannah Davey, who scored a single-season record 103 goals with 20 assists this season in girls lacrosse, earned All-State honors along with teammate Sammy Maniatty, who scored 48 goals and 15 assists. Eric Selzer and Alex Herz helpedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton athletes earn All-State, All-NCCC honors

Several Canton High athletes were recognized for their outstanding athletic achievements this spring. Senior catcher Katie Hill was named to the Class S All-State softball team by the Connecticut High School Coaches Association (CHSCA). In the final 16 games of the year, Hill hit .510 with 26 hits, six doubles, three triples, a home runContinue ReadingContinue Reading

A pair of one-point decisions move Avon girls into Class M quarterfinals

AVON, June 1 – It’s been quite a week for the Avon High girls tennis team.  In their final season in the North Central Connecticut Conference, the Falcons (10-9, 9-1 NCCC) finished second to Ellington in the league. The Purple Knights ran the table, going 10-0 including a 4-3 decision over Avon in early May. Continue ReadingContinue Reading