ALLIANCE, Ohio (WKBN) – The Canfield Softball Team plated three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally past Lakeview 6-5 in the Division II District Semifinals Thursday afternoon.
Karina Kennedy’s RBI single scoring Becky Armstrong sealed the win for the Cardinals.
Amelia Manenti hit a sharp grounder to third that was misplayed, allowing Maura Kennedy and Rachel Tinkey to score the tying runs.
Rachel Tinkey led Canfield at the plate going 3-3 with a home run and two singles. Maura Kennedy went 2-4 with a pair of singles, while Amelia Manenti was 2-3 with two singles.
Canfield Pitcher Kayla Troxil struck out eight, earning the complete game victory.
Lakeview was led by Hannah Petrosky who went 2-4 with three runs scored. Taylor Waid was 2-4 with two singles. Waid suffered the loss on the mound, despite striking out 8 for the Lady Bulldogs.
Canfield, which improves to 21-5 overall, advances to face Poland in the Division II District Finals Friday at 5PM at Alliance.