Canfield shuts down Struthers

Canfield tops Struthers Friday night

CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – After a 23-13 victory over Lakeside last week, the Canfield Cardinals looked to improve to 4-1 on the season against Struthers Friday night.  They did just that with a 45-6 win.

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The Cardinals got off to a good start.  Junior running back Jake Cummings scored his fourth and fifth touchdowns of the season in the first quarter.  The first came from 17 yards out with 7:53 remaining.  The second score came with 3:21 left in the first.

Canfield snuck in one more score before the end of the first quarter when senior Mike Rusu returned an interception 65 yards to the end zone to give the Cardinals a 21-0 lead.

The Cardinals kept the ball rolling in the second, with Cummings scoring his sixth touchdown of the season, and third of the game, with 7:33 remaining in the first half from 7 yards away.  The Canfield lead grew to 28-0.

Canfield took a 31-0 lead into halftime following a Ryan Teminsky field goal as time expired.

After opening the second half to a running clock, the Cardinals found the end zone again with 2:48 remaining in the third quarter.  This time it was senior tailback C.J. Frost running it in to extend the lead to 38-0.

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