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Avon girls basketball begins season with dominating win


Avon’s Abby St. Onge had a game-high 13 points in Tuesday night’s season-opening win over Maloney.

MERIDEN, December 11 – The Avon High girls basketball team began the 2018-19 campaign with a bang with a dominating 36-15 win over Maloney on Tuesday night.

Avon gave up just two points in the first half and had a 24-2 lead at intermission.

Junior center Abby St. One led the way for the Falcons with 13 points while Ellie Powers had nine points and Emma McKearney added six.

It was the first win on opening day for the Falcons since the 2015-16 season. The Falcons play on Glastonbury on Thursday night before coming home on Tuesday, December 18 for their first home game of the season against Conard.

Avon 36, Maloney 15
At Meriden

Avon (36) Sophie Aguliar 1-0-2, Abby St. Onge 6-1-13, Ellie Powers 3-1-9, Kaitlyn Hards 0-4-4, Emma McKearney 3-0-6, Tori Doukas 0-1-1, Jackie Penzel 1-0-2, Yasmeen Eldah 0-0-0, Kendra Hards 0-0-0. Totals 14-7-37
Maloney (15) Liv Aitken 1-2-4, Abby Lespier 2-1-5, Gracey Massicotte 1-0-2,Courtney Ubaike 1-2-4, Haley Lespier 0-0-0, Jhanlian Fuentes 0-0-0, Aaliyah Rivera 0-0-0. Totals 5-5-15.
Avon (1-0)                         10  14 5  8 – 36
Maloney (0-1)                    0    2  5  8 –15
Three-point goals: Powers (A) 2

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