Warren, OH (WKBN) – The Poland boys basketball team fended off Canfield, 42-34 Saturday in the Division II District Championship game.
The Bulldogs routed Canfield in their first two meetings, but Saturday was a different story. After a back and forth first half, the game was tied at 20 at halftime.
Poland’s size and athleticism wore down the Cardinals in the end, as they went on to win the District Title.
The Bulldogs were led by Kyle Dixon with 13 points, while Tate Duarte had 9. Mike Yourstowsky scored 12 points for Canfield.
Poland advances to play Akron St. Vincent St. Mary in the Regional Semifinals next Thursday at 6:15 p.m. at the Canton Memorial Civic Center.