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CANFIELD OH- It was senior night in Canfield on Saturday as the Cardinals honored the careers of their three seniors with a hard fought win over Austintown Fitch 56-34. The Cardinals had to overcome a slow start, as they led by just 1 point after the first quarter 11-10. Fitch’s Mandy McCann had a great quarter knocking down 2 threes to help the Falcons keep pace.

Canfield would storm out in front in the second quarter, outscoring the Falcons 17-5 in the frame to lead 28-15 at half.

After dealing with a 5-0 run by the Falcons to open the second half to cut the lead to eight, the Cardinals controlled the game the rest of the night and celebrated senior night with a victory.

Senior Gia Francisco shared the team lead in points with Alyssa Dill. They both scored 10 on the night. Abby Muckleroy and Gianna De Lucia both scored 9.

McCann led Fitch with a game-high 13 points. Zayda Creque was also in double figures with 10 points.

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