Canfield defeated by Brush Arcs
After getting beaten by the Brush Arcs (5-1, 6-1) twice this season by scores of 7-1, 10-0, the Canfield Cardinals did not have high expectations entering into the third and final meeting of the season against the Arcs Jan. 4 at the Ice Zone. With a solid goal tending performance from sophomore Patrick Byrne stopping 32 of 35 shots, and a defense led by senior captain, Nick Crescimanno, the Cards kept the Arcs scoreless into the second period, only to fall 3-1. Crescimanno scored unassisted for the Cardinal goal. Canfield is winless in four GCHSHL contests and 2-6 overall. The Cardinals will take on Nordonia on Jan. 11 at the Ice Zone with a 4:15p.m. puck drop.
Spartans finish 2013 on a high note
The Boardman High School boys freshman basketball team ended December by winning its final two games. They defeated Austintown Fitch at home with a score of 45-42 Dec. 21 and went on the road to defeat Canfield with a score of 58-43 on Dec. 27. The team was led by Jared Jay, who scored 14 points, and Gaven Strines, who scored 13 points. In the fourth quarter, JR Ryan scored five out of six free throws and Mark Smaldino scored two free throws with 5.6 seconds left on the clock. Jared Jay led the way against the Cardinals scoring 16 points, including four 3-point field goals. Gaven Strines added 13 points and Bryce Richey scored 12. The Spartans now sit at 5-4 on the season.
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