MAUMEE, Ohio (WKBN) – Canfield’s 12-year-old Little League team won its first two games at the state tournament this weekend in Maumee.
On Saturday, the Cardinals beat Avon 10-0. They then defeated Dover 4-1 on Sunday in a rematch of last year’s state title game.
AJ Havrilla led Canfield with two home runs and six RBIs on Saturday, while Jack Davis also had a hit and two RBIs. Meanwhile, Connor Miller, Jake Schneider, Jameson Beck and Davis combined on a no-hitter over four innings.
On Sunday, Havrilla paced the Cardinals with a home run and two RBIs and Ben Slanker notched a double and RBI. Slanker also pitched five innings of one-run ball, while Havrilla notched the save.
Canfield advances to play Tuesday at 6 p.m.
The state championship is set for Saturday.