Five Things to Know About Avon Little League

Five things to know on July 11, 2011.

  1. Avon Little League's 11-12 team has gone "undefeated in pool play, 4 and 0," according to the team's manager, Mark Olson.
  2. The 11-12 team begins the playoff portion of the District 6 Championship on Monday at Simsbury Memorial Field. The game starts at 5:30 p.m. and the team will play either Simsbury or Torrington.
  3. Avon's team in the 9-10 age group played in the district championship Sunday in Burlington, losing 3-2 after winning the semifinal game against Simsbury 9-3. 
  4. The team also went 4-0 in pool play. "We outscored our opponents 65-22 over those six games," team manager John Couture wrote to Patch in an e-mail, and the team also had the highest runs in the tournament and the lowest runs against it.
  5. For more information about Avon Little League, visit http://avonlittleleague.org. Parents can also go to http://www.eteamz.com/Ctd6/ for more information on District 6 little league teams and tournament results.

Editor's Note: Send your Avon Little League photos to us at Jessie.Sawyer@patch.com or upload them straight to the site by registering for a free Patch account.

Jessie Sawyer July 11, 2011 at 04:20 PM
Hi Carolyn, I just edited the photo credit and put your name. Thank you for letting me know. Our Patch freelance photographer, Arthur Nazaryan will be at tonight's game. Good luck to the team! Jessie Sawyer Editor, Avon Patch
Mark Olson July 12, 2011 at 12:32 PM
Avon played a great game and defeated Simsbury 12-5 last night. They play again tonight in Granby at 5:30. Anyone interested in attending, the field is located at Salmon Brook Park off Route 10.
Shari Nastri July 13, 2011 at 07:35 PM
Don't forget about the 10/11 year old All Stars!! They played a great game Monday night and now head to the District 6 Championship game at 5:30 at Sperry Park in Avon. Please come out and support them!
Jessie Sawyer July 13, 2011 at 08:22 PM
Shari, Thanks for reading! I'm posting something about them as we speak. Do you have any photos of the team? Our freelance writer Ted Glanzer will be covering their Friday Championship game! Jessie Sawyer Editor, Avon Patch
Shari Nastri July 13, 2011 at 08:36 PM
Hi Jessie, Thanks so much for posting the article .. can't wait to read it. We haven't taken our team photo yet. I'll send you one as soon as we do. In the meantime, I'll canvass parents for pictures from Monday's game. My son pitched that game and there is no way I can hold a camera steady and watch him pitch! Also, great news that you are sending Ted to cover our game ... very exciting!!


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