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Girls Petite team 2nd at state meet

WASHINGTON, Conn., May 20 – The girls petite team from the Avon High crew team finished second at the Connecticut Public Schools Rowing Association state championship regatta at Lake Waramaug.

The Avon girls four team finished fourth while the boys novice 8 finished sixth. In the Emerson Cup (competition among 8-person crews), Avon was 11th in the field of 11 teams. In the Perry Cup (competition among four-person crews), the Falcons finished fifth out of six.

2012 results

2012 Connecticut Public Schools Association regatta
At Lake Waramaug, Washington
Emerson Cup (8-person teams): 1. Simsbury 110½, 2. Glastonbury 73, 3. Farmington 64¾, 4. Stonington 63½, 5. Lyme/Old Lyme 24, 6. E.O. Smith 18, 7. Guilford 7, 8. East Lyme 6, 9. Middletown 4, 10. Lewis Mills ¾, 11. Avon ½
Perry Cup (4-person teams): 1. Litchfield 50, 2. Lyme/Old Lyme 38, 3. Valley Regional 36, 4. East Lyme 24, 5. Avon 10½, 6. E.O. Smith 8½


Gerry deSimas, Jr., is the editor and founder of The Collinsville Press. He is an award-winning writer and has been covering sports in Connecticut and New England for more than 40 years. He was inducted into the New England High School Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2018.

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