Avon Homecoming: Celebrating a Fall Tradition

Avon High School crowned seniors Alex Rimko and Erin Conn as the school’s 2015 Homecoming King and Queen Friday night prior to the Eagles big win over Southwestern Conference foe North Ridgeville.

The festive atmosphere grew with anticipation under a beautiful autumn twilight as the homecoming court was introduced.

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Eagle star Gerrett Choat leaves Ridgeville defenders in the dust en route to a TD in Avon’s homecoming win.

Eagle star Gerrett Choat leaves Ridgeville defenders in the dust en route to a TD in Avon’s homecoming win.

The 2015 Avon High School Homecoming Court was comprised of Freshman attendants Jacob LaCrosse and Sarah Coleman, Sophomore attendants A.J. Sumser and Maddie Steinert, Junior attendants Adam Poling and Haley Parker, Senior attendants (boys) Conner Appelgate, Kyle Hermann, Jeff Laraway, Nick Mazzola, Alex Rimko and Senior attendants (girls) Claire Bickley, Erin Conn, Maddie Donat, Taylor Nowakowski, Leah Yeagley. JVS attendants were Blake Schwartz and Nicole Conrad.

The Avon football team electrified the crowd with a dominant win over North Ridgeville, 48-14. The Eagles slammed the door on all-star North Ridgeville running back Demario McCall while building A 31-0 first half lead. Rimko showed he is also King of the Gridiron as the Eagle defenders limited McCall to 24 yards on 6 carries before knocking him out of the game. Avon’s Gerett Choat was the real running back in the win, rushing for 138 yards and one TD while catching a pass for another. Quarterback Jake Sopko and receiver Will Heilman also teamed for big pass plays including a second-quarter touchdown.

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