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Avon, Conard battle to 2-2 tie on the pitch

AVON, Sept. 13, 2022 – Conard’s Anthony Catanzaro had two goals as the Conard High boys soccer team battled to a 2-2 tie with Avon in CCC West action on Tuesday on the turf field in Avon.

The Falcons (1-0-1) took a 1-0 lead just three minutes into the game on a direct free kick from Lucas Monteiro. Conard (0-1-1) tied the game with 57 seconds left in the first half on a goal from Catanzaro.

Avon took a 2-1 lead when Braden Gilbey headed in a corner kick from Monteiro with 24 minutes left in regulation. However, the newly-named Red Wolves tied the game with eight minutes left in regulation on a goal from Cantanazaro.

With nine minutes remaining, the game was delayed 45 minutes due to lightning. Conard held a slight 11-10 lead over the Falcons in terms of shots on goal.

Avon returns to action on Friday when they host East Catholic at 3:45 p.m. on the turf field in Avon.

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