Canfield holds off late Boardman rally

Canfield Sammerone

AKRON, OH (WYTV)-The Canfield Girl’s Basketball team used a strong start to grab the win over rival Boardman in the Division I SVSM District semifinal 53-45 Monday evening.

The Cardinals started the game on a 10-0 run that had Boardman reeling from the opening tip thanks to 3 Cards scoring in double-figures

Serena Sammerone led Canfield with 12 while Alexandria Stanic and Ashley Kaleel chipped in 11 points.

The Spartans closed the gap in the second half however thanks to a pair of Boardman players in double-figures led by Lauren Gabriele who had 18 while Krista Johnson added 14.

Canfield will take on Stow in the District Final on Thursday.

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