CANFIELD, OHIO- Canfield stole the lead late and defeated Howland 8-6 on Tuesday.

The game was tied at six with Canfield batting in the top of the eighth when Tanner Stricko singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run. Both offenses were strong at the plate as Canfield collected seven hits and Howland collected 11 in the high-scoring affair.

The Cardinals had their big inning when they notched five runs in the fifth inning as they were led by Zain Jadallah, Logan Cayavec, and Ethan Prout as they all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.

Howland scored three runs in the seventh inning.  Howland’s big inning was driven by singles by Bode Biggin and Robert Gumino and a fielder’s choice by Nick Leasure.

Steve Bubon took the loss for Howland. The hurler lasted three innings, allowing four hits and three runs while striking out two and walking one.

Noah Anzevino started the game for Canfield. The righty lasted four and two-thirds innings, allowing seven hits and three runs while striking out one and walking one. Michael Patellis threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen before Jack Davis came in relief and was credited with the victory as the lefty lasted one and one-third innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out three.

Luca Fronzaglio started the game for Howland as he allowed three hits and five runs over five innings, striking out five.

Howland will look to get back on track when they take on the visiting Warren G. Harding Raiders on Wednesday at 5:00 pm. Canfield will travel to Louisville on Saturday. First pitch is scheduled for 11:00 am. 

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