SALEM, Ohio (WYTV) – Canfield fell to Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary’s, 13-10, on Friday in a Division III regional final.
The Cardinals finished the season 12-1. Akron SVSM scored the go-ahead touchdown midway through the fourth quarter and held off Canfield’s late offensive push.
Still scoreless after the first quarter, Paul French scored on a 1-yard TD run early in the second for a 7-0 Canfield lead.
Late in the second quarter, Sam Accordino’s 32-yard field goal pushed Canfield’s lead to 10-0.
Akron SVSM cut its deficit to 10-6 when Russell Cooper III took the opening kickoff of the second half back for a touchdown.
Canfield forced two turnovers in the third quarter, but didn’t capitalize. The Cardinals then missed a 40-yard field goal early in the fourth.
The Irish took a 13-10 lead midway fourth quarter when Luke Lindsay found Jalen Ross for a 14-yard TD.