EAST LIVERPOOL OH- In a thrilling showdown on Thursday night, the Canfield faced a tough test on the road against East Liverpool. Despite the hostile environment, Canfield delivered a consistent effort that propelled them to a hard-earned 66-56 victory over the Potters.
Leading the charge for Canfield was Ben Weaver, whose impressive performance saw him rack up a team-high 23 points, showcasing his scoring prowess and clutch play when it mattered most. Sam Castranova also made a significant contribution with 20 points, while Dom Cruz added 10 points to bolster Canfield’s offensive attack.
Despite facing a formidable opponent in East Liverpool, Canfield’s resilience and determination shone through, allowing them to maintain their composure and execute their game plan effectively throughout the contest.
On the other side, East Liverpool put up a valiant effort, led by Preston Kerr with 19 points, Quinton Conrad with 15 points, and Cohen Pease with 11 points. However, their efforts were ultimately not enough to overcome Canfield’s relentless pressure and offensive firepower.
With this crucial win, Canfield concludes their regular season with an impressive record of 18-4, setting the stage for what promises to be an exciting tournament run. They now turn their focus towards tournament time, where they will host Akron East on Tuesday in their first postseason matchup.
Meanwhile, East Liverpool will regroup and prepare for their upcoming tournament game on March 2nd, where they will host Zanesville in a bid to make some noise in postseason play.