Danbury volleyball team rallies past Southington

Danbury will play host to No. 16 Norwich Free Academy on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the quarterfinal round. "We just played very hard," Danbury coach John MacMillan said. "Both teams were digging for the ball and we just got the momentum swing at the right time." Sydney Scott had two aces, 19 kills and two blocks; Amanda Ghannam had 38 assists and two kills; and Erin Boggan had eight kills and four blocks. Danbury improves to 17-4, while Southington finishes the season at 15-6. Boys soccer Granby Memorial 5, Abbott Tech 2 DANBURY -- The Abbott Tech boys soccer team's season came to an end with the loss in the second round of the Class M state tournament. Kevin Malta and Joe Groski each scored a goal for the third-seeded Wolverines and goalkeeper Jason Ferreira made 12 saves. Granby Memorial (10-5-1) 3 2 -- 5 Abbott Tech (14-3) 0 2 -- 2 SCORING: 1. G, David Quenah, 14:00; 2. G, Ryan Gilbert (Weston Zeiner) 21:00; 3. G, Quenah (Zeiner) 30:00; 4. A, Kevin Malta (Tadeu Bonini) 51:00; 5. A, Joe Groski, 65:00; 6. G, Gilbert, 68:00; 7. G, Zeiner, 73:00. SHOTS: Granby 18; Abbott 5. SAVES: Ryan McDougall (G) 5; Jason Ferreira (A) 12. CORNER KICKS: Granby 6; Abbott 3. Canterbury stars honored Canterbury boys soccer players Willis Stephens of Brewster, N.Y., and Adam Bessel of Sherman were both named to the Western New England Prep School Soccer Association North All-Star Team. The North team will face the South at the Westminster School in Simsbury on Sunday at 11 a.m. Field hockey Avon 2, Shepaug 0 GRANBY -- Hannah Kennedy and Megan Pulling each scored a goal to lead third-seeded Avon over No. 13 Shepaug in the first round of the Class S state tournament. Shepaug seniors Nicole Brandt, Ella Curren, Bonnie Davies and Courtney Weaving all played well in a game that saw Shepaug out-shoot Avon 19-6.

Shepaug (7-6-5-0) 0 0 -- 0

Avon (13-2-0-2) 1 1 -- 2

SCORING: 1. A, Hannah Kennedy; 2. A, Megan Pulling.

SHOTS: Shepaug 19; Avon 6. SAVES: Nicole Brandt (S) 2, Kathryn Droessler (S) 1; Molly Burnett (A) 6. PENALTY CORNERS: Shepaug 3; Avon 9.