Boys 8th Grade Basketball White · Boys 8th Grade Basketball beats Canfield middle school 34 – 31

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The cardiac kids strike again! Boardman 8th Grade white took on the always tough Canfield Cardinals. As the first half went back and forth in a defensive battle , the Spartans took a 1 point half time lead. The Spartans shut the Cardinals out in the third quarter to take a 24 17 lead heading into the 4th. As Canfield battled back, the Spartans made a run of their own to have a 7 point lead with a minute left. As we know by know, the Spartans can’t make it an easy win. After a few careless turnovers, the Cardinals scored 3 easy buckets to bring it within 1 with 15 seconds left. The Cardinals fouled Trey DePietro who hit both free throws to go up by 3. Canfield threw up a 3 point heave that ended up too long. The cardiac kids held on and won 34-31. Trey DePietro led all scorers with 14 and also 13 blocks, Reshaud Biggs had 8, Ben Alvarico and Cortland Love (who had 3 blocks as well) had 4 , and Conti and Rassega each had 2. It was an all around impressive defensive performance by all 11 Spartans! The cardiac kids move to 6-4 on the season.