A: Sean Del Gallo 85 kickoff return (kick failed), 11:46
A: Ian McDonald 21 run (run failed), 9:43
A: Andrew Blackmore 24 fumble return (Alden Getz kick). 8:43
A: McDonald 7 run (Getz kick), 3:06
T: Eddie Mesnil 93 kickoff return (Jon Lindquist kick), 2:51
A: McDonald 73 run (Getz kick), 10:19
A: McDonald 9 run (Getz kick), 7:31
A: Leon Ashbury 1 run (Getz kick), 2:24
East Catholic 22, Avon 20
East Catholic (2-0) 8 0 6 8 — 22
Avon (1-1) 0 6 0 14 — 20
EC: Andre Brackett, Jr. 2 run (Marc Zazzaro run), 7:08
A: Andrew Blackmore 1 run (run fails), 10:44
EC: Zazzaro 1 run (run fails), 1:04
EC: Brackett 43 run (Jack Droney run), 8:32
A: Geoff Kirk 16 pass from Ian McDonald (McDonald run), 7:39
A: Kirk 17 pass from McDonald (run fails), 1:19
RUSHING: Avon – Ian McDonald 9-66, Teddy Allemendinger 6-52, Andrew Blackmore 5-7, Leon Ashbury 1-8; East Catholic – Jack Droney 4-minus 3, Conor Hills 11-58, Tommy Smith 6-18, Andre Brackett, Jr., 14-100, Marc Zazzaro 11-35, Josh Mendoza 1-7
RUSHING: Avon – Leon Ashberry 1-0, Andrew Blackmore 5-3, Teddy Allmendinger 4-18, Gunner Propecius 1-2, Sean DelGallo 1-2, Ian McDonald 17-51; Rocky Hill – Daniel Carvallaro 1-5, William White 9-46, Grant Nieves 20-41, Joseph Ferreira 1-4, Dante Baker 1-0, Joseph Catania 10-49
PASSING: Avon – McDonald 7-8-0, 176; Rocky Hill – Daniel Carvallaro 3-9-2, 54
RECEIVING: Avon – Sean Del Gallo 4-114, Allmendinger 1-45, Jacque Jones 1-7, Geoff Kirk 1-10; Rocky Hill – Diamante Baker 1-14, Atamis Afzal 1-9, Grant Nieves 1-31
INT RETURNS: McDonald 1-40, Blackmore 1-0; FUMBLE RECOVERY: Avon; SACKS – Rocky Hill 2-20
AVON, Oct. 7 -- Thanks to support from Friends of Avon Football, Saturday's big game with Bloomfield will now be played under portable lights beginning at 6:30 p.m. at AHS. The game was originally scheduled for a 1 p.m. start. Both teams are 3-1.
Avon dominates Fermi for third win
AVON, Oct. 3 -- Things went well Saturday as the Falcons improved to 3-1 with a dominating 35-6 CCC Division III East Division victory over Fermi-Enfield. Avon senior quarterback Ian McDonald completed 11-of-25 passes for a career-high 271 yards and a touchdown.
McDonald’s 271 yards ranks as the second-highest performance in school history.Geoff Kirk caught two passes for game-high 89 yards including a 45-yard completion in the third quarter. Sean Del Gallo caught two passes for 83 yards including a 48-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter.
AVON, Sept. 25 – Ian McDonald scored a career-high four touchdowns in one game and the Falcons scored four times in the first quarter as the Avon High football team rolled to a dominating 47-7 Central Connecticut Conference win over Tolland Friday night during Homecoming.
“We were very efficient,” Avon coach Jim Caouette said. “Any time, you start the game off with a kickoff return for a touchdown, it is a good way to start. We played solid football offensively and played great defense throughout the game. I was very happy with our effort.”
East Catholic controls game, holds off late Avon rally
AVON, Sept. 19 -- On Saturday, the Falcons ran out of time against East Catholic. The visiting Eagles controlled the contest with its ground game, built a 16-point lead in the third quarter and held off a late Avon rally to earn a 22-20 decision.
Avon (1-1) scored two touchdowns in the final 7:39 to pull within two points but the Eagles tripped up running back Andrew Blackmore at the goal line to stop a two-point conversion with 1:19 remaining to secure the victory.
ROCKY HILL, Sept. 11 -- The Falcons made their long-awaited CCC debut Friday night with a convincing 27-0 victory over Rocky Hill at John McVicar Field. Avon broke open the contest with the hard running of quarterback Ian McDonald and Teddy Allmendinger and a stingy run defense. McDonald ran for two touchdowns, threw for one and ran back an interception for a touchdown.
Falcons looking forward to CCC debut Friday against Terriers
AVON, Sept. 7 -- Just how good is Avon? The Falcons get an opportunity to prove themselves beginning next week. Having outgrown the North Central Connecticut Conference and the Pequot Conference, Avon begins play in the 33-team Central Connecticut Conference – the largest conference in the state. They face Rocky Hill on Friday night on the road beginning at 7 p.m. "It is a battle every week in the CCC. You have to come prepared to play every week,” Avon coach Jim Caouette said.
AVON, Aug, 19 -- Third-year head coach Jim Caouette is excited – which isn’t a surprise. He is always optimistic about his team and his players. But he feels he has some talented players that could help Avon compete in the CCC Div. III Eastern Division race this fall.
Avon returns three All-Pequot Uncas Division players WR/TE Geoff Kirk, tackle Harrison Gill and linebacker Teddy Allmendinger, who ran for a team-high 1,278 yards and 13 TDs last year. Quarterback Ian McDonald returns along with Avon’s two leading receivers from a year ago – Kirk (17 receptions, 428 yards, 5 TDs) and Luke Meaney (12-235, 2 TDs).
Avon’s first scrimmage will be Monday, Aug. 24 at Watertown at 10 a.m.
Long-time Avon High football coach Glenn McLellan has died
AVON, August 4 – Glenn McLellan, a physical education teacher who coached the Avon High football team for 26 years, died on Sunday at his South Carolina home at the age of 77. A graduate of the Gilbert School in Winsted and the University of Connecticut, McLellan coached varsity football, wrestling, baseball and track and field at Avon High.
McLellan coached football at Avon from 1966-91 and in 1994, compiling a school-record 130 victories and led the Falcon football team to four Northwest Conference championships and five North Central Connecticut Conference titles.
“We had some great games against Avon. It was classic high school football,” said former Farmington High football coach Paul Maskery who coached against McLellan from 1969 to 1982. “They were very well prepared. Glenn used (the) talent (of his boys) to the utmost.”
AVON, Dec. 31, 2014 -- Avon, in its final year in the Pequot Conference, had five players named to the All-Uncas Division squad. Avon’s Geoff Kirk (WR/TE), Harrison Gill (T), Ryan Rogers (G), Teddy Allmendinger (LB) and defensive lineman Jamie Dlugolecki were named to the All-Uncas team. Rogers was also named to the CHSCA Class M All-State team. Click on the link to learn more about each player.