Tag Archives: Youth Baseball

Avon Little League squad wins six games at tournament in Cooperstown

AVON — For most Little League baseball teams, the season is complete when your team is eliminated from the state tournament. Players from Avon’s Major Division All-Star team (ages 11-12) got in some bonus play earlier this month when they completed at Cooperstown (N.Y.) Dream Park tournament. Avon, which nicknamed the team the Laser Show,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Simsbury umpire works at Little League World Series in California

SIMSBURY – Mitch Gross has been volunteering as a Little League umpire for 20 years. This year, he earned an invitation to be an umpire at one of the nine Little League World Series championship tournaments. Gross, a Simsbury resident, was selected to be an umpire at the Intermediate 50/70 World Series tournament in Livermore,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Two-run home run in second inning is the difference in Avon’s 2-0 loss to Berlin

BERLIN, July 22 – Berlin Little League baseball coach Kevin Ouellette has been in the ear of his son, Kasey throughout the post-season. He has been urging his son to swing the ball with authority and to get on top of the ball. Kasey Ouellette came through in a big way Friday night in theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon Little League plays for spot in state championship final Friday night

BERLIN, July 21 – Avon Little League’s Major Division (ages 11-12) All-Star team will play for a spot in the four-team state championship final Friday night when they face Berlin in the Section II title game at Petit Field at 5:45 p.m. The four section champions qualify for the double-elimination state final at Dettore FieldContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Hard-hitting Avon thumps Simsbury to capture District 6 Little League pennant

TORRINGTON, July 16 – Six days earlier, the Avon’s Major Division (ages 11-12) Little League baseball team fell to Simsbury in the District 6 tournament. Simsbury pitcher Dylan Scudder shut down Avon, which struggled at the plate. It was much different in Saturday’s District 6 championship at the Oak Avenue Field. Avon swung the batContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon spanks Canton to advance to District 6 final in Little League baseball

SIMSBURY, July 13 – After three tight ball games in three evenings, the Avon’s Major Division (ages 11-12) Little League baseball team exploded Wednesday night in the District 6 tournament. With 17 hits and three home runs, Avon won its third straight elimination game with a resounding 14-4 win over Canton in four innings. TheContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Play continues in D6 baseball

Play continues in the District 6 Little League baseball Major Division (ages 11-12) championship tournament. The final is scheduled for Saturday at 5:45 p.m. at the Oak Avenue Field in Torrington. We have the latest results and upcoming schedule.Continue Reading

Canton, Simsbury Little League advance in D6 baseball tournament with wins

AVON, July 10 – Five teams are playing in the double-elimination portion of the District 6 Little League Major Division (ages 11-12) baseball tournament. Avon, Simsbury, Canton and Burlington are in the second round of the tournament along with top-seeded Torrington (4-0). Each team played four games in the round robin portion of the tournament.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Southington South outslugs Avon Little League team in state tourney opener

AVON, July 23 — Two of Avon’s three District 6 Little League championship baseball teams are still alive in their respective state tournaments. The Major Division team (ages 11-12) dropped their opening state tournament game on Wednesday night to Southington South, 9-3. Southington South broke open a scoreless ball game with a six-run third inning toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Three Avon Little League teams bring home District 6 championships

For the first time in nine years, one Little League baseball program has captured three District 6 championships. With Avon’s age 9-10 All-Star baseball team beating Burlington on Sunday, Avon won the Major Division (ages 11-12), Minor Division (ages 10-11) and 9-10 pennants. Avon is the second D6 team to accomplish this achievement and theContinue ReadingContinue Reading