Canfield seeks 3rd trip in last 4 years to Regional Final; must get past Streetsboro first


Canfield has won 39 of their last 45 games

STREETSBORO, Ohio (WKBN) – Streetsboro seeks their first appearance in a Regional Final. Canfield is trying to make their way back to their third in the past 4 years. The Cardinals’ defense will have to slow down a prolific offense which has scored 40-plus points in all but one of their games this season.

Next week, the winner will face either Chardon or New Philadelphia for the Regional Championship.

2020 Division III Region 9 Semifinal High School Playoff
Friday, October 30, 2020 at 7 pm
Canfield (8-0) at Streetsboro (8-0)

-The Cardinals got by the Irish of St. Vincent-St. Mary, 14-6, after waiting out the weather until Saturday night. Broc Lowry threw for and rushed for over 100-yards in Canfield’s victory. Luke Rubin accounted for the game’s go-ahead score on a 3-yard touchdown catch. Lowry went in from 2-yards out at the halfway point of the fourth quarter.

-Canfield has won one Regional Championship in school history (2005). That year, they played for the state title coming up just 2-point shy (31-29) of Toledo Central Catholic.

-This past weekend, Richtell McCallister ran for 310-yards and scored 4 times as Streetsboro defeated Dover, 54-21, in the Regional Quarterfinal game. McCallister scored 4 times on the ground. Streetsboro’s junior QB Maysun Klimak completed 7 of 10 passes for 194-yards (2 TDs).

-Richtell McCallister has gained 550-yards in two playoff games this year on 36 rushes (15.3 avg).

-Streetsboro was picked off in the Regional Semifinal round a year ago by Chardon (35-0).

-The Rockets have never won a Regional Championship. This year marks their 4th appearance in the playoffs and their 3rd since 1993 (2012, 2019, 2020).

Team Statistics
Scoring Offense: Streetsboro, 52.4; Canfield, 28.9
Scoring Defense: Canfield, 10.4; Streetsboro, 11.9

Canfield (8-0)
Cardinals 14 St. Vincent-St. Mary 6*
Cardinals 28 Kenston 10*
Cardinals 35 Boardman 7
Cardinals 35 Chaney 19
Cardinals 31 Dover 10
Cardinals 31 New Philadelphia 24
Cardinals 34 Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin 7
Cardinals 23 Howland 0

Streetsboro (8-0)
Rockets 54 Dover 21*
Rockets 41 Niles 6*
Rockets 42 Norton 0
Rockets 63 Ravenna 14
Rockets 49 Cloverleaf 28
Rockets 72 Woodridge 13
Rockets 35 Field 0
Rockets 63 Coventry 13

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