Canfield sports briefs

Murphy claims gold at competition

On Nov. 2 and 3, 8-year-old CH Campbell student Madison Murphy participated in the “Splash Out Cancer” swim meet at the Strongsville Community Center. In the 8 and under age group, Murphy took home four gold medals and one silver medal. She placed first in the 100-yard freestyle (1:22.35), 25-yard backstroke (19.99), 25-yard breaststroke (20.45) and 25-yard butterfly (19.06), and placed second in 25-yard freestyle (17.16).

25 swim clubs competed in the Lake Erie swim league meet, hosted by Swim Strong of Strongsville. Murphy is a member of Penguin Swimming on the campus of YSU.

Girls soccer team advances to finals

In a recent game, the Canfield girls soccer had 16 shots to Revere’s 8 and scored a golden goal to advance Regional Finals. Going into the final minutes Canfield’s Bailey Fisher got the brace and knotted the game 3-3 forcing overtime. Also scoring were the Mancini sisters Anita and Sophia who added three points to the tally during the game. Assisting on Canfield’s goals where Paige Bidinotto with two and Elena Billy with one.

Canfield girls topple Revere

Canfield recently defeated Revere in Ravenna on a golden goal by Sophia Mancini. The goal scorers were Sophia Mancini (two goals), Bailey Fisher and Anita Mancini with one goal each. Assisting in the game were Paige Bidinotto with two assists and Elena Billy with one. Canfield controlled the game with 16 shots while Rever had a total of nine. Raquel Able had 11 saves. With this win, Canfield advances to regional finals against Hathaway Brown in Brecksville.

Revere beats boys soccer

During the first boys soccer Revere-Canfield game, Revere beat the Cards, winning 6-1, but the second run for the Minutemen was not as easy. Canfield held one of the states top scoring teams in District 2 to a 0-0 score first half, only giving up two in the second half. The first came off of a penalty kick just before losing a key player due to injury. The defensive effort from the Cardinals was impeccable, taking the goal differential from the first game from five down to two. Jeff Joseph, Canfield’s keeper, had an outstanding game with 15 saves. The ending score was 2-0. Revere now advances to the Regional Finals.

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