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2016 Avon High schedule
Saturday, Sept. 10: Rocky Hill 49, Avon 15
Saturday, Sept. 17: East Catholic 30, Avon 14
Friday, Sept. 23:      Tolland 16, Avon 0
Saturday, Oct. 1:     RHAM 30, Avon 20
Friday, Oct. 7:          Bloomfield 20, Avon 7
Bye week
Saturday, Oct. 22:  Berlin 42, Avon 7
Friday, Oct. 28:      N.W. Catholic 13, Avon 0
Friday, Nov. 4:        Rockville 48, Avon 26
Friday, Nov. 11:      Avon 27, Plainville 6
Tuesday, Nov. 22: Simsbury 26, Avon 13
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2016 record
1-9 overall
0-5 CCC Div. 3 East
Previous seasons
2015 (8-2)
2014 (7-3)
2013 (8-3)
2012 (10-1)
2011 (7-3)
2010 (8-2)
2009 (10-1)
2008 (9-3)
2007 (9-1)
2006 (5-5)
2005 (4-6)
2004 (1-9)
2003 (4-6)
2002 (1-9)

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Simsbury 26, Avon 13
At Simsbury
Simsbury (5-5)    6 6 0 16 – 26
Avon (1-9)           0 6 0    7 — 13
First quarter
S: Sean Penney 47 run (kick fails), 10:12
Second quarter
A: Dylan Burgos 4 run (run fails), 7:32
S: Penney 1 run (run fails), 0:13
Fourth quarter
A: Dan Quick 10 pass from Burgos (David Gondek kick), 11:46
S: Penney 52 run (Penney pass from Riley Shanley), 10:53
S: Ralph Gilliard 10 pass from Shanley (Alex Haggerty pass from Shanley), 1:31
Individual statistics
RUSHING: Avon – Dylan Burgos 11-47, Leon Asberry, Jr. 27-109, Jack Jones 1-12, Dan Quick 3-3; Simsbury – Dylan Faraci 2-12, Riley Shanley 9-15, Sean Penney 16-209, Raf Nieves 3-17
PASSING: Avon – Dylan Burgos 7-20-1, 93; Simsbury – Riley Shanley 6-11-0, 48
RECEIVING: Avon – Tommy Donovan 1-15, Ryan Ollestad 2-26, Peter Gerosa 2-27, Dan Quick 2-25; Simsbury – Sean Penney 1-1, Ralph Gilliard 3-31, Jackson Butler 2-19
RETURNS: Kickoffs –Donovan (A) 2-31, Asberry (A) 1-16, Quick (A) 1-2; Gilliard (S) 1-32, Penney (S) 1-12; Punts – Penney (S) 1-0, Donovan (A) 1-0; INTERCEPTION: Cole Mangiafico (S) 1-31; SACK: Nick Schuster and Vinny Bonalumi (A) 1-3

Avon 27, Plainville 6
At Plainville
Avon (1-8)         0 14 6 7 – 27
Plainville (0-9)   0    0 0 6 – 6
Second quarter
A: Danny Donovan 18 pass from Dylan Burgos (David Gondek kick), 8:35
A: Leon Asberry 1 run (Gondek kick), 3:49
Third quarter
A: Asberry 1 run (pass fails), 7:54
Fourth quarter
A: Burgos 7 run (Gondek kick), 1:12
P: Brady Callahan 6 run (kick fails), 0:43
Individual statistics
RUSHING: Plainville – Frank Griffith 10-17, Brady Callahan 13-76, Ben Root 1-4, Ed Wynkoop 4-9, Jason Mills 3-9; Avon – Leon Asberry 35-162, Dylan Burgos 6-70, Jack Jones 2-17, Dan Quick 1-4, Tommy Donovan 1-3
PASSING: Plainville – Frank Griffith 9-16-0, 93; Avon – Dylan Burgos 3-7-1, 52
RECEIVING: Plainville – Ed Wynkoop 1-8, Ben Root 2-36, Brady Callahan 4-33, Cody Marquis 2-18; Avon –Dan Quick 2-34, Tommy Donovan 1-18
RETURNS: Punts – Tommy Donovan (A) 2-17; Kickoffs – Wynkoop (P) 1-13, Griffin (P) 1-17, Donovan (A) 1-24, Marquis (P) 1-67
SACKS: Franceso Longo (A) 2-11, Chris Gens (A) 1-6; FUMBLE RECOVERY: Michael Lancaster (A); INTERCEPTION: Jake Theriault (P) 1-0

Rockville 48, Avon 26
At Vernon
Avon (0-8)    7    6 13   0 -- 26
Rockville       6 14 14 14 -- 48
First Quarter
A: Leon Asberry 1 run (David Gondek kick)
R: Mark Henry 1 run (kick failed)
Second Quarter
A: Asberry 17 run (kick failed)
R: Henry 1 run (run failed)
R: Romeo Sowah 21 pass from Ben Ambro (Henry run)
Third Quarter
R: Mark Henry 46 run (run failed)
R: Henry 53 run (Henry run)
A: Dylan Burgos 3 run (Gondek kick)
A: Tommy Donovan 16 run (kick failed)
Fourth Quarter
R: Tyler Allen 63 fumble recovery (Bedoya kick)
R: Allen 22 reception from Ambro (Jermey Bedoya kick)
Individual statistics
RUSHING: Rockville – Ben Ambro 2-2, Mark Henry 26-159, Joshua Foster 9-25, K. Greene 3-0; Avon – Leon Asberry 7-130, Dylan Burgos 15-200, others unavailable at this time
PASSING: Rockville – Ben Ambro 7-10-1, 100; Avon – unavailable at this time
RECEIVING: Rockville – Jeremy Bedoya 1-7, K. Greene 1-19, Mark Henry 1-10, Romeo Sowah 3-42, Tyler Allen 1-12; Avon – Dan Quick 4-60, Peter Gerosa 1-25, Leon Asberry 1-15, others unavailable at this time
INTERCEPTIONS – Peter Gerosa (A), Tyler Allen (R) 3-55, Malik Tate (R) 1-29; FUMBLE RECOVERY: Tyler Allen (R) 1-63, Malik Tate (R) 1-0, Sam Bitoushare (R) 1-0

Northwest Catholic 13, Avon 0
At Avon
NW Catholic (4-3) 7 6 0 0 — 13
Avon (0-7)             0 0 0 0 — 0
First quarter
NW: Spencer Merkel 19 run (Luke Fox kick), 6:11
Second quarter
NW: Merkel 10 run (kick fails), 3:43
Individual statistics
RUSHING: NWC – Collin Farrell 18-99, Spencer Merkel 18-125, Sean Kearing 1-minus 2; Avon – Dylan Burgos 6-30, Leon Asberry 17-92, Jack Jones 1-2, Dan Quick 2-8
PASSING: NWC – Farrell 3-9-0, 25; Avon – Dylan Burgos 5-14-3, 66
RECEIVING: NWC — Kai Fleming 1-12, Luke Fox 1-13; Avon – Tommy Donovan 2-42, Leon Asberry 1-12, Peter Gerosa 2-12
RETURNS: Kickoff – Tyler Lebrun (A) 1-0, Jack Jones (A) 1-9, Spencer Jones (A) 1-13; Punts – Merkel (NW) 1-0
SACKS: Teyshawn Jackson (NW) 1-10, Ryan Ollestad (A) 1-9; FUMBLE RECOVERY: Cooper Lorenz (NWC), INTERCEPTIONS: Lorenz (NW) 1-0, Collin Farrell (NW) 2-20

Berlin 42, Avon 7
At Avon
Avon (0-6)       0   0 0 7 – 7
Berlin (5-1)    21 14 7 0 — 42
First quarter
B: Mitch Mazlowski 53 run (Tufano Giancarlo kick), 7:01
B: Mazlowski 36 run (Giancarlo kick), 3:56
B: Alex Halkias 64 run (Giancarlo kick), 2:12
Second quarter
B: Mazlowski 47 run (kick fails), 8:49
B: Halkias 17 run (Mazlowski run), 8:21
Third quarter
B: Mazlowski 3 run (Giancarlo kick), 5:52
Fourth quarter
A: Peter Gerosa 13 pass from Dylan Burgos (David Gondek kick), 2:03
Individual statistics
RUSHING: Avon – Dylan Burgos 8-30, Leon Asberry 14-29, Ian McCutcheon 2-7, Dan Quick 1-0; Berlin – Tyler Dinkins 1-5, Mitch Mazlowski 7-171, Alex Halkias 9-138, Zach Hrubeic 2-8, Jack Hamel 1-minus 7
PASSING: Avon – Burgos 6-17-1, 99; Berlin – Hamel 1-3-0, 3
RECEIVING: Berlin – Hrubiec 1-3, Avon – Ian McCutcheon 1-17, Dan Quick 1-16, Tommy Donovan 1-9, Leon Asberry 1-37, Peter Gerosa 2-20
INTERCEPTIONS: Jack Hamel (B) 1-12, FUMBLE RECOVERY: Hrubiec (B) 1-13, Burby Malachi (B); KICKOFF RETURNS – Spencer Jones (A) 5-67, Alejandro Bonilla (B) 1-5

Bloomfield 20, Avon 7
At Bloomfield
Avon (0-5)         7 0 0 0 — 7
Bloomfield (5-0) 6 0 6 8 – 20
First quarter
A: Leon Asberry 4 run (Jack Jones kick), 7:00
B: Russell Thompson-Bishop 29 pass from Dexter Lawson (kick fails), 4:25
Third quarter
B: Thomas Norman 61 punt return (pass fails), 10:26
Fourth quarter
B: Thompson-Bishop 41 pass from Lawson (Chris Rose Jr pass from Lawson), 5:04
Individual results
RUSHING: Avon – Leon Asberry 22-93, Jack Jones 29-111, Dylan Burgos 7-23; Bloomfield – Tyreik Noel 3-23, Dexter Lawson 7-40, Anthony Simpson 1-minus 3, Ky’Juon Butler 6-38, Thomas Norman 1-6
PASSING: Avon – Dylan Burgos 5-13-2, 58; Bloomfield — Dexter Lawson 10-13-0, 132
RECEIVING: Avon – Leon Asberry 2-18, Peter Gerosa 2-31, Tommy Donovan 1-11; Bloomfield — Thomas Norman 1-15, Terelle Gordon-Robbins 2-11, Russell Thompson-Bishop 3-70, Chris Rose, Jr. 1-9, Jordan Pruitt 2-15, Butler 1-12
RETURNS: Jack Jones (A) 3-34 (kickoffs)
INTERCEPTIONS: Dexter Lawson (B) 1-0, Thomas Norman (B) 1-6; FUMBLE RECOVERY: Longo Francesco (A)

RHAM 30, Avon 20
At Hebron
Avon (0-4)     6   8 0 6 — 20
RHAM (1-3)  6 14 8 2 — 30
First quarter
A: Jack Jones 6 run (kick failed), 10:29
R: Tommy Doyle 3 run (kick fails), 6:25
Second quarter
R: Austin Greenlaw 9 pass from Cal Redman (run fails), 8:05
A: Leon Asberry 5 run (Asberry run), 7:02
R: Dylan DePersia 36 pass from Redman (DePersia pass from Redman), 4:13
Third quarter
R: DePersia 3 run (Sam Macmillan pass from Redman), 3:12
Fourth quarter
A: Peter Gerosa 49 pass from Dylan Burgos (run fails), 6:21
R: Safety: Genaro Anselmo and Austin Greenlaw tackle Burgos in end zone, 0:05
Individual statistics
RUSHING: Avon – Jack Jones 15-80, Dylan Burgos 7-minus 24, Leon Asberry 13-84
PASSING: Avon – Burgos 6-11-1, 91
RECEIVING: Avon – Ryan Ollestad 1-19, Peter Gerosa 3-66, Jack Jones 1-22
RETURNS: Avon – Dan Quick 1-13 (kickoff); Jones 2-25 (kickoff); FUMBLE RECOVERY: Asberry (A), Jadon Folkein (A), Kevin Clark (RHAM); INTERCEPTION: Aaron Wood (RHAM) 1-10; SACKS: Austin Greenlaw (RHAM) 3½-18; Drew Smith (RHAM) 1½-15

Tolland 16, Avon 0
At Tolland
Avon (0-3)       0 0 0 0 — 0
Tolland (3-0) 14 0 0 2 — 16
First Quarter
T: Collin Cook 1 run (kick failed)
T: Matt Abbate 42 pass from Cody Ouellette (Clayton Keane pass from Ouellette)
Fourth Quarter
T: Safety (running back tackled in end zone)
Individual statistics
None available at this time

East Catholic 30, Avon 14
At Manchester
Avon (0-2)          7   7 0   0 – 14
E. Catholic (2-0) 0 16 0 14 – 30
First quarter
A: Leon Asberry 46 run (Jack Jones kick)
Second quarter
EC: Marc Zazzaro 1 run (Matt Byam pass from Aric Graves)
A: Tommy Donovan 10 pass from Dylan Burgos (Jones kick)
EC: Zazzaro 23 run (Josh Mendoza run)
Fourth quarter
EC: Zazzaro 65 run (pass fails)
EC: Zazzaro 49 run (Tito Pasqualoni pass from Graves)
Individual statistics
RUSHING: East Catholic – Marc Zazzaro 15-201, Conor Hills 11-57, Josh Mendoza 6-18, Dan Evans 4-16, Jake Sylvester 1-8, Mike Soper 3-4; Avon – not available at this time
PASSING: East Catholic – Aric Graves 3-4-0, 112; Chris Daly 1-2-1, 22, Josh Mendoza 1-1-0, 2; Marc Zazzaro 0-1-1, 0; Avon – not available at this time
RECEIVING: East Catholic – Matt Byam 3-112, Mike Soper 1-22, Tito Pasqualoni 1-2; Avon – not available at this time
INTERCEPTIONS: Tommy Donovan (A), Spencer Jones (A)

Rocky Hill 49, Avon 15
At Avon
Rocky Hill (1-0) 35 7 0 7 — 49
Avon (0-1)          7 0 0 8 — 15
First quarter
RH: Grant Nieves 20 run (Damon Lonero kick), 9:26
RH: Nieves 12 pass from Daniel Cavallaro (Lonero kick), 6:39
RH: Joseph Catania 17 run (Lonero kick), 3:13
A: Peter Gerosa 64 pass from Dylan Burgos (Jack Jones kick), 2:49
RH: Catania 67 run (Lonero kick), 2:25
RH :William White 25 pass from Cavallaro (Lonero kick), 1:09
Second quarter
RH: Joseph Ferreira 7 run (Lonero kick), 2:29
Fourth quarter
RH: Greg Fernstrom 5 run (Matthew Lanciotto kick), 8:09
A: Ryan Ollstad 38 pass from Burgos (Tommy Donovan run), 1:09
Individual statistics
RUSHING: Avon – Dylan Burgos 6-15, Leon Asberry 3-21, Jack Jones 5-4, Spencer Jones 2-6, Team 3-minus 34; Rocky Hill – Greg Fernstrom 1-5, Joseph Ferreira 12-119, Jordan Jones 4-14, Grant Nieves 6-81, Joseph Catania 6-108
PASSING: Avon – Dylan Burgos 5-12-1, 106; Rocky Hill – Daniel Cavallaro 2-4-0, 37
RECEIVING: Avon – Peter Gerosa 2-64, Spencer Jones 1-minus 6, Dan Quick 1-8, Ryan Ollstad 1-38
RETURNS: Grant Nieves (RH) 2-50 (punts); Dan Quick (A) 1-8 (kickoff), Jack Jones (A) 3-63 (KO), Joseph Catania (RH) 1-23 (KO), Grant Nieves (RH) 1-19 (KO)
INTERCEPTION: Jack Hansen (RH)
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