AVON, Conn. — The host Avon Old Farms Winged Beavers got off to a lightning-fast start to the season, ripping off five solid wins to go 5-0.
But they suffered a hit in the first game of their own tournament -- the Avon Old Farms Christmas Classic -- losing 3-1 to Kent on Thursday. So Friday's game against Tabor Academy was a prime spot for redemption.
And, against a fired-up Avon, Tabor didn't fare so well. Unless you're talking about Tabor Heaslip, Avon's star center, who had a whale of a game.
Here's what we saw in Avon's 8-3 over the Tabor Seawolves: