After starting the season with three-straight wins, the Canton Tigers now enter the final game of the regular season on a six-game losing-streak with one game to play before entering the playoffs. Last Friday, Canton fell to the top-ranked team in Class B, the Shattuck Indians, by a score of 53-6.
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Johnie Burton and Jacob Rutz wrestle the Laverne ballcarrier to the ground in the backfield. Canton wasn’t able to make many plays behind the line of scrimmage, but this was one that helped get Canton the ball back in the contest.
It’s been a rough October for the Canton Tigers, as their recent slump has hit five games with their 52-6 loss to Laverne last Thursday. While injuries have put Canton in a tough position, they are also feeling the effects of being in the toughest district in Class B.
The Canton Lady Tigers would like to thank everyone that came out to support them at their Car Wash Fundraiser last Saturday. The girls were able to raise just over $2000 for the basketball program.
The Canton Tigers fell to 0-2 in district play last Friday with their 60-12 loss to the Turpin Cardinals. After three-straight losses on the road, the Tigers hoped to turn things around at home against the team that has eliminated them from playoff contention each of the last two years.
After winning each of their first three games, the Canton Tigers have now dropped three in a row after losing to Seiling in their district-opener last Friday. The two teams played each other tough in the first half, but a string of unfortunate results in the third quarter saw Canton fall by a score 34-18 to the Wildcats.