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Avon tops Farmington for 13th win of season

Avon’s Giana Godbout (12)  and the Falcons won their 13th game on Monday night.

FARMINGTON, Feb. 13, 2023 – Gianna Godbout and Adi Standish each had nine points as the Avon High girls basketball team beat Farmington in a CCC West contest Monday. Avon (13-6, 2-5 CCC West) also got six points from Lia Bosanac.

The Falcons, who close out the regular season on Wednesday at Manchester, have earned the most wins in a single season since 2015 when Avon went 16-4 in their final season in the North Central Connecticut Conference. Avon has won five of their last six games.

Leah McKenzie led Farmington (6-14, 2-5 CCC West) with 10 points.

Avon 39, Farmington 35
At Farmington
Avon (39)
Sophie Mango 0-3-3, Lindsey Arigoni 1-0-3, Gianna Godbout 3-1-9, Lila Aguilar 2-0-5, Adi Standish 3-3-9, Haley Chisholm 2-0-4, Lia Bosanac 2-0-6. Totals 13-7
Farmington (35) Sarah Bertolette 4-1-9, Karishma Palannel 0-0-0, Abby Bertolette 0-1-1, Brooke Jones 0-1-1, Lauren Jones 1-1-3, Abby Finn 1-0-2, Lucy Scudder 3-0-6, Lily Picard 0-0-0, Anita George 1-0-3, Leah McKenzie 3-2-10. Totals 10-6
Avon (13-6)                        4  8  14  13  — 39
Farmington (6-14)             6  9    9  11  — 35
Three-point goals: Godbout (A) 2, Aguilar (A), Bosanac (A) 2, George (F), McKenzie (F) 2

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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