BOARDMAN, OH- The Canfield Cardinals continued to impress with a ten point victory over the Boardman Spartans on Wednesday night. Canfield got off to a hot start in the first two quarters, and took the lead the entire way to pick up win number 14 of the season.
Canfield came out of the gate firing as they scored 8 consecutive points before the first Boardman timeout. Canfield would lead 23-8 after one quarter of play. In the second quarter, Boardman started to find some offensive rythm, scoring 11 second quarter points to get some momentum going into the halftime.
The Spartans kept that spark rolling in the third quarter, outscoring Canfield 13-6 in the third quarter and pulling within 10 points before the final 8 minutes of play. Both Boardman and Canfield would each score 12 points in the fourth quarter, allowing the Cardinals to keep that 10 point advantage and win by a final of 54-44.
Canfield was led by both Kate Sahli and Camie Dill who each totaled 14 points on the night. Canfield freshman Jenna Triveri scored 9 points for the Cardinals as well. For the Spartans, junior guard Mackenzie Riccitelli and senior Gia Triveri led all scorers with 15 points. Triveri found her groove in the second half, knocking down 3 three-pointers.
The Cardinals are now 14-1 on the season, and host Austintown-Fitch on Saturday night. The Spartans drop to 9-5 and will host Howland Saturday afternoon.