Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

Breaking News

Sports

December 14, 2013

Avon takes down Brownsburg

AVON — First-year Brownsburg wrestling coach Darrick Snyder didn’t mince words when describing his team’s loss to its county and Hoosier Crossroads Conference rival Thursday night.

Avon cruised past Brownsburg to a 51-13 victory, taking 11 of 14 matches along the way.

“I don’t think you can call it a rivalry when it’s 51-13,” Snyder said. “I feel bad for Avon, we wasted a night. (Avon) would have gotten better practicing.”

On the other side, Avon coach Israel Blevins said he was pleased with his grapplers' performances across the board.

“Really, it was a collective effort and it was nice to see,” Blevins said. “I think the kids did a great job of that when they were in a situation to finish a match, they took advantage of it with scoring bonus points … and that was the most impressive part.”

Brownsburg’s Charles Damler (152) started out the match with a dominating major decision over Avon’s Michael Kuzma.

After that, Avon won eight straight as David Frank (160), Shane Dillehay (195), Guy Henson (285), and Luke Kimery (106) all won by fall; Brian Rassbach (113) won by technical fall; and Tarence French (170), Evan Elmore (182) and Gunnar Larson (220) all took decisions.

“It’s a lot easier to go out and win when you see your teammates winning before you,” Blevins said.

Trailing 38-4, the Bulldogs needed something to go their way.

Brownsburg’s Connor Allen (120) broke the Orioles’ momentum with his decision over Avon’s Bailey Chatterton. Teammate Troy Owen followed that victory with a third-period pin for Brownsburg’s last win of the night.

Avon went on to take the next three matches in succession.

Avon’s Quinton Harris (132) scored a major decision, Nick Etienne (138) followed that with a decision and Marcus Miranda (152) fittingly ended the night with a fall.

Blevins said Avon has been suffering through some injuries and sickness and has been trying to get the Orioles healthy. While that’s occurring, the depth of the squad has been very important to Avon’s success as guys like French have kept Avon rolling along.

Text Only
Sports
  • HCF 4-16 spt dv sb pic-2 Warriors split with Cougars DANVILLE -- After falling to North Putnam in extra innings in its doubleheader opener on Saturday, the Danville softball team finished in grand fashion to take the second game, 20-5. "I wasn't very pleased with the first game," said Danville coach Je

    April 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • preview.jpg Sims focused on more than the ring

    Unlike many in his trade, Anthony Sims Jr. prepared for life after boxing long before landing his first punch as a professional.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brent Glasgow.JPG One game, but Pacers look primed for playoffs

    For the past six weeks, no one has known what to make of the Indiana Pacers, but Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, all was right with the world.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 4-12 spt greyhounds pic-1 Pittsboro youth joins, inspires Greyhounds The arrival of spring is always a good time for baseball teams and fans of the sport, but something special is happening at the University of Indianapolis this season. There, a new member of the Greyhounds’ baseball program is changing lives. Pittsbo

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 4-9 spt top 60 pic-2 Oriole, Bulldog show skills at Top 60 INDIANAPOLIS -- Avon's Conner Funkhouser and Brownsburg's Trevor Lucas wrapped up their senior seasons on Sunday as participants in the Hoosier Basketball Magazine Top 60 workout held at Marian University. The 44-year annual event has traditionally

    April 9, 2014 2 Photos

  • HCF 4-9 spt avon sb pic-2 Cascade softball opens season with home win CLAYTON -- Coaches are paid to be tough critics, and Cascade softball coach Don Helmick went over his team's 8-1 season-opening win over Beech Grove on Tuesday with an ultra-fine-toothed comb. "I didn't think we played very well," Helmick said. "We s

    April 9, 2014 2 Photos

  • First-Ever Contest to Honor Fan as Grand Marshal of Night Before the 500 Race

    Visit Hendricks County, as part of its sponsorship of the Night Before the 500, will for the first time ever give one lucky race fan the opportunity to be grand marshal of the May 24 event on the oval at Lucas Oil Raceway.

    April 8, 2014

  • VP Racing Fuels continues sponsorship of ET Bracket Series At LOR

    BROWNSBURG – VP Racing Fuels will continue their long standing sponsorship of the VP Racing Fuels ET Bracket Series at Lucas Oil Raceway in 2014.  An assortment of VP Racing Fuels will be available to racers for purchase at the track throughout the race season.

    April 7, 2014

  • Danville dominates Greencastle, 68-31

    DANVILLE — After dispatching Greencastle Friday night, the Danville boys’ basketball team upped its record to 8-1 on the year.

    January 8, 2014

  • Brent Glasgow.JPG Women's pro sports still about looks

    Late last week, LPGA players reacted strongly to Paulina Gretzky’s forthcoming cover spot on Golf Digest, in which the well put-together fiancé of PGA Tour star Dustin Johnson and daughter of The Great One will appear in a bra and tights.

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

House Ads
Hendricks County Marquee
Email News Sign Up
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Poll

New poll question: Will you be attending this year’s Indianapolis 500?

Yes
No
Undecded
     View Results
AP Video
Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Raw: Bulgarian Monastery Dyes 5000 Easter Eggs Diplomats Reach Deal to Ease Tensions in Ukraine U.S. Sending Nonlethal Aid to Ukraine Military Holder: Americans Stand With KC Mourners Obama Greets Wounded Warriors Malaysia Plane: Ocean Floor Images 'Very Clear' Sparks Fly With Derulo and Jordin on New Album Franco Leads Star-studded Broadway Cast Raw: Two Lucky Kids Get Ride in Popemobile Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Must Read