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Canton girls volleyball fell one victory short of playing in state tournament

CANTON – The Canton High girls volleyball team came up one victory short of playing in the Class S tournament for the third consecutive season. One season after posting the best record in team history (11-9), the Warriors dropped lost four five-game matches as they finished the year at 7-13. Canton needed to be atContinue ReadingContinue Reading

RHAM bounces Avon from CCC volleyball tournament; Coventry wins in NCCC

GLASTONBURY, Nov. 4 – The Avon High girls volleyball team ran into undefeated RHAM in the quarterfinals of the Central Connecticut Conference tournament and were eliminated on Thursday by a 3-0 score, 25-6. 25-11 and 25-10. Undefeated RHAM (22-0) was just too strong for Avon with 43 kills in the three-game match while the FalconsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon to host several games under the lights as part of Spirit Week

AVON, Oct. 23 – It’s Fall Spirit Week in Avon and with that comes the annual games under the lights at the high school. Action under the lights begins on Wednesday night when the Avon High girls volleyball team (15-3) hosts Woodstock Academy (14-3) beginning at 6 p.m. The Falcons earned their 15th win of theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton spikers need two wins in final four matches to secure state tourney berth

CANTON, Oct. 23 — The Canton High girls volleyball team picked up two victories last week and is just two wins away from qualifying for the CIAC Class S tournament for the third consecutive year. Canton (6-10, 3-9 NCCC) needs eight wins to earn an invitation to the state tournament. Last Tuesday, the Warriors beatContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon takes a game from Farmington but Indians remain in control of rivalry

AVON, Oct. 2 – It’s been eight years since the Avon High girls volleyball team beat Farmington when the Falcons won a 3-2 decision in 2009. Since then, it’s been nine straight losses to the Indians including eight by shutout. Farmington has been a powerhouse lately. The Indians won the Class L championship in 2015Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon to play in CCC West’s Patriot Division in most sports

With the departure of Rockville and Weaver in June, the Central Connecticut Conference stands at 31 teams and they have realigned their divisions. There will be four leagues – CCC North, CCC West, CCC South and CCC East. In each league, there are two divisions and there will be eight division champions crowned in eachContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon spikers looking strong with experienced team returning

AVON, Sept, 6 — The Avon High girls volleyball team has done well in their first two seasons in the Central Connecticut Conference. Twice, they finished second to Farmington in the CCC Central White Division. A year ago, the Indians went to the Class L championship before losing for the first time all year toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Five Avon High athletes earned first team All-State honors this fall

AVON – Five Avon High athletes earned first team All-State honors for their play on the athletic fields this fall. Cross country runners Zach Bortoff and Emily Foley earned All-State honors along with girls soccer player Megan McKenna and field hockey players Hannah Deppe and Lauren Jeandell. Junior volleyball player Maddy Hart earned second teamContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Two Avon athletes recognized at Watkinson

Two Avon residents earned Honor Athletes recognition at the Watkinson School in Hartford this fall. Zoe Giannini and Emma Vidovich earned a varsity letter and earned high honors in the classroom. Gianni played girls soccer while Vidovich played on the volleyball team. Watkinson, a co-ed day school for grades 6 through post-graduate, is Hartford’s oldestContinue Reading

No. 2 Joel Barlow eliminates Avon spikers in Class L quarterfinals

REDDING, Nov. 12 – No. 3 Joel Barlow was too strong as the host Falcons eliminated Avon High with a 3-0 sweep in the quarterfinals of the Class L tournament on Saturday. Barlow (20-3) eliminated Avon with scores of 25-17, 25-20, 25-20. It was the sixth straight win for Barlow and the 11th victory inContinue ReadingContinue Reading