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CANTON, OH- The Canfield Cardinals played on the big stage in the division three state championship game at Tom Benson Hall Of Fame Stadium. Canfield faced a very big Bloom-Carroll Bulldogs team that came in winning 14 straight games after a week one loss. Senior quarterback Broc Lowry led the Cardinals both on the ground and through the air with four touchdowns to guide the Cardinals to its first ever state championship, 35-14.

The Cardinals got on the board first with a 13 play, 57 yard drive capped off by a Lowry touchdown run to take a 7-0 lead. The Cardinals would strike again late in the first half with a 7:03 drive, with Lowry scoring another rushing touchdown from three yards out to lead 14-0. The Bulldogs put together a game saving drive at the end of the second quarter, driving 64 yards down the field in just 2:42 to score there first TD on a 3 yard reception by Brodyn Bishop. The Bulldogs scored with :15 seconds left in the half to cut it down to 14-7.

Both teams would punt on there opening drives of the third quarter, but the Cardinals scored late in the third with Lowry’s third rushing touchdown to make it 21-7. The Canfield defense would force a quick punt late in the third quarter, to send the game into the final 12 minutes up 21-7. Canfield came out of the timeout with some trickery, Canfield wide receiver Paul Bindas received a hand off, then pitched it back to quarterback Broc Lowry who took it 69 yards down the sideline to the house.

The Bulldogs put together a drive to the Canfield 22 yard line, until defensive linemen Caden Kohout picked off the quarterback and took it all the way to the Bloom-Carroll 30 yard line. Canfield took advantage of the turnover with another touchdown, this time from Lowry to Dom Marzano to make it 35-7 with 6:06 left in the fourth. Bloom-Carroll would score one more time with a Chase Plantz one yard touchdown run to make it 35-14. The Cardinals took a knee on the next drive to win the programs first ever state championship by a final of 35-14.

Head Coach Mike Pavlansky has been the head football coach at Canfield for 22 years. Here are the emotions and thoughts of coach Pav after the state championship victory:

Broc Lowry led Canfield throwing for 95 yards and a touchdwon, while killing Bloom-Carroll on the ground with 24 rushes for 121 yards and 3 touchdowns. Tailback Danny Inglis had 14 carries for 63 yards and 4 receptions for 43 yards. The Cardinals finished the season 14-1, and will go down in history as the first ever Canfield team to win a state championship.


EUCLID, OH- The Canfield Cardinals took down the Holy Name Green Wave in the state semifinal to advance to the state championship for the first time since 2005. Senior quarterback Broc Lowry ran all over the Green Wave defense with 4 rushing touchdowns in the first half to build a significant lead that the Cardinals would hang onto and win the state semifinal.

Canfield received the ball to begin the game, and it was smooth sailing as Lowry ran it in from 50 yards out to take the first lead. Holy Name would come back and respond with a touchdown from quarterback Jayvon Williams to tie it at 7. Later in the first, Lowry and company came down the field and once again scored on a 24 yard rusher from Lowry to make it 14-7. Canfield’s defense would get a stop, and Lowry busted out a big rushing touchdown of 75 yards to take a 21-7 lead. With under 3 minutes left to play in the half, Canfield came down the field and Lowry punched it in with his fourth rushing touchdown of the half to make it 28-7.

To open up the second half, the Canfield defense forced there first 3 and out of the game. The Cardinals would put 3 points on the board with a 32 yard field goal from senior kicker Joel Miasek. On the next Green Wave drive, fullback Austin Wondolowski would pick up hist first touchdown to make it 31-14, Canfield. Holy name would get on the board again in the fourth quarter with a 75 yard trick play from wide receiver Kevin Pivonka to cut it down to 31-21. Canfield on the next drive would put the hammer down with a 1 yard rushing touchdown from Danny Inglis to win the ballgame 38-21.

The Cardinals will play at Tom Benson Hall Of Fame Stadium next Friday at 3 PM for the state championship. Canfield will take on region 11 winner Bloom-Carroll (14-1), for a chance at the programs first ever state tittle.


CANFIELD, OH- The Canfield Cardinals hosted the Aurora Greenmen on Friday night in regional play. Canfield got off to a quick start and controlled the game the rest of the way. The Cardinals struck first on one of two Danny Inglis touchdowns on the night to make it 7-0. Early in the second quarter, quarterback Broc Lowry rushed it in from two yards to make it 14-0. The Greenmen would come right back and score on a touchdown reception by tight end Jayce Unverferth to make it 14-7. On the next drive, Lowry would explode through the secondary and take a run 80 yards to the house, extending the lead to 21-7. Lowry did it on both sides of the ball tonight, getting an interception on the next Greenmen drive. Late in the second quarter, Inglis caught a touchdown to go into halftime leading 28-7.

The Cardinals started right where they left off at the end of the first half, coming out in the third quarter scoring twice more to make it 42-7 after three quarters. Aurora would score one more time in the fourth quarter on a Zach Nemet two yard touchdown run to make it 42-14. That would end up being the final score in the ballgame as the Canfield Cardinals move to the regional semifinal for the third consecutive season. Canfield will take on the Ursuline Irish next Friday. The site for next week’s game is TBD.


CANFIELD, OH- Canfield senior quarterback and safety Broc Lowry sat down for the second time to talk about his senior season. Lowry has led the Cardinals as the quarterback ever since his sophomore season. He has led his squad to a regional semifinal and regional final in the last two seasons. Lowry is a dual threat qb and has the ability to beat you through the air and on the ground. This season, Lowry has passed for 1,258 yards with 13 touchdowns. He also has 869 rushing yards this season, adding 13 more touchdowns on the ground.

Broc Lowry not only is an impact on offense, but he also is a stud on the defensive side of the ball. Lowry talks about the conditioning and toughness it takes to play a full 48 minutes. Lowry will continue his academic and athletic career at the University of Indiana. Broc talks about his excitement to play at Indiana, along with an official visit coming up. Check out this exclusive player profile with senior Broc Lowry brought to you by:



CANFIELD, OH – Senior superstar quarterback, Broc Lowry, joined YSN in this week’s player profile at Cocca’s Pizza in Canfield. Lowry has been a staple in the area as a premier player for the past three years as he has been able to get the job done through the air but also on the ground. Not only is he prolific on offense, Broc plays defense at a high level also from the defensive back position. During this exclusive interview, Lowry talks about his senior season, his recent commitment to Indiana, and we were able to find more about Broc with our rapid fire questions that make him the person and player that he is!



*Contributed by Richie Juliano

CANFIELD, OH – Junior quarterback Broc Lowry joined the show in this weeks player profile at Cocca’s Pizza in Canfield. Lowry has thrown for over 1,000 yards this season, and is close to surpassing 1,000 on the ground as well. Lowry just recently received first team all AAC honors. Broc plays on both sides of the football, leading the offense as the QB, and plays the safety position as well. Lowry talks about his junior season, the recruiting process while in high school, and we got to find more about Broc with our rapid fire questionnaire. Check out this exclusive player profile brought to you by Cocca’s Pizza.



STREETSBORO OH- The Canfield Cardinals traveled to take on the Streetsboro Rockets in a battle for the regional semifinal. The Cardinals battled all night long, and continued their dominant 2020 season.

Broc Lowry got the ball rolling for the Cardinals as he danced into the end zone from five yards out in the second quarter, to give Canfield the first lead of the night. With time running down in the first half, Lowry connected with Ethan Fletcher for a touchdown pass right near the pylon. This touchdown would give the Cardinals a 14 point lead with just 6 seconds left in the first half.

Streetsboro couldn’t get any points on the board in the first half, after a terrific defensive effort from the Cardinals. Streetsboro was not used to getting shut down offensively, coming in averaging over 53 points a game.

In the second half, the Cardinals continued to push forward. An 80 yard drive was capped off by another Lowry touchdown run, and the Cardinals were up 21 to 0 to start the 3rd quarter. Canfield’s place kicker Jonathan Schmidt would later knock in a 31 yard field goal to make it 24-0. Streetsboro would score late in the 4th, but were unable to convert the 2 point conversion.

Canfield would come away with the victory by a final score of 24-6. Canfield remains unbeaten at 9-0, and will take on Chardon next Friday in the Regional Final.

*Contributed By YSN’s Richie Juliano


CANFIELD- The Canfield Cardinals got revenge over Kenston in week 2 of the playoffs, after Kenston knocked off the Cardinals playoff run in the 2018 regional final game. This matchup on Friday night featured two young stars at quarterback, Broc Lowry for Canfield, and Nikko Georgiou.

The first half of this ballgame was a slow start for both offenses. The Cardinals got the first score of the ballgame, after a Broc Lowry touchdown run from 4 yards out. Early in the second quarter, Kenston’s defense came up big with a safety to put the Bombers on the board. The first half ended with a baseball-like score of 7-2 Canfield.

Although the first half was slow offensively, the Cardinals offense was shot out of a cannon to start the second half. Senior fullback Chris Sammarone started off the second half scoring, with a 6-yard touchdown run. Sammarone would strike again on the Cardinals next possession, with the biggest play of the game, a 80 yard touchdown reception to extend the Canfield lead to 19. The Bombers offense was in the red zone numerous times in the second half, but we’re only able to put up 8 points.

Canfield would take the victory by a final score of 28-10, and will take on St. Vincent-St. Mary next Friday at Bob Dove field. We will have the game on YSNLIVE.com, starting at 6:55 P.M.

*Contributed by YSN’s Richie Juliano


CANFIELD OH- The Canfield Cardinals finished the 2020 season undefeated after a victory against Boardman on Friday night.

Canfield’s young Quarterback Broc Lowry continues to dominate, as he led the offense to 35 points and a touchdown run. Junior running back Michael Crawford had one of his best nights of the season, punching in two touchdowns.

The Spartans struggled offensively, scoring only 7 points. Canfield improves to 6-0, as they will
take on the winner of Kenston and Marlington in the second round of the playoffs. Boardman finishes 3-3, and will play at home in the first round against Cuyahoga Falls.

*Contributed by YSN’s Richie Juliano


CANFIELD OH- The Canfield Cardinals stay undefeated in the regular season, picking up a victory over Chaney in week 5.

Chaney would come out strong after picking up their first win of the season against Cardinal Mooney last week. The Cowboys had a 13-7 lead over Canfield heading into the locker room at halftime. Their lead would fall apart in the third quarter, as the Cardinals would punch it into the end zone on three consecutive possessions.

The Cardinals offense was led by Broc Lowry and Chris Sammarone, who both had two touchdown runs. The Cardinals put away Chaney in the second half, and would win the week 5 matchup 35-19. Canfield will host Boardman to end the regular season, as Chaney will take on inner-city rival, and the East Golden Bears.

*Contributed By YSN’s Richie Juliano