Canfield rallies for walkoff win

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.

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