CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – Canfield moved on to round three of the OHSAA high school football tournament, with a win over Kenston on the ‘Game of the Week’, 28-10.
Canfield got great production out of Chris Sammarone (rush, receiving TD) and Broc Lowry (two rush, pass TD) in the game while their stout defense which only gave up 11 points per game in the regular season held Kenston offense without a score until 18 seconds remaining in the game.
After a scoreless first quarter, Lowry capped off a Canfield drive with a four-yard touchdown run with 11:54 left in the first half to give the Cardinals the first lead of the game, 7-0. It was the sophomore quarterback’s 8th rushing touchdown of the season.
Following a great punt by Kenston which pinned Canfield deep in their own territory, the Kenston defense forced a safety on the first play of the next possession to close the gap to 7-2 with 6:34 left in the first half.
Sammarone extended the Cardinals lead with a six-yard touchdown run with 8:09 left in the third quarter, his sixth rushing TD of the season. After the successful PAT, Canfield led 14-2.
On the following Cardinals possession, Sammarone found the end zone again. This time, it was from a swing pass from Lowry that he took 80 yards to the house to give Canfield a 21-2 lead with 6:16 left in the third quarter.
With 7:10 remaining in the game, Lowry’s second rushing touchdown of the game, a 17-yard run that ended with a dive for the pylon, extended the lead again, this time to 28-2.
A Kenston TD with :18 remaining in the game made it 28-10 after a successful two-point conversion.
Canfield (7-0) will take on Akron SVSM in the next round.
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