Battle of 224


Scott Campbell, Reporter

The Poland vs. Canfield game is going to be held at Canfield High School on February 17th. Earlier this season. Sophomore Braeden O’Shaughnessy helped Poland beat Canfield scoring 32 points to top the Cards 66-56.  The game Friday night will determine who gets the Battle of 224 trophy.

Sem: What is the vibe at your practice this week?

O’Shaughnessy: “It’s a pretty good vibe at practice everyone is a little more excited and ready to play in one of the biggest game yet.”

Sem: What is your game plan for this weeks game?

O’Shaughnessy: “We want to play our game and get out and run the court and put the ball in the hoop and play hard defense.”

Sem: How has the atmosphere changed at practice because you guys are playing Canfield this week?

O’Shaughnessy: “Everyone at practice is excited, ready to play and everyone is a lot more focused.”


Senior Kyle Patterson has been a part of the PSHS basketball program for four years. Patterson is averaging 7.8 points per game. Making it one of his best seasons yet.

Sem: How does it feel playing Canfield for the last time ever?

Patterson: “It’s kinda of sad because it’s such an intense rivalry game and there’s no other feeling like it.”

Sem: How do you think the game will go?

Patterson: “We’ll see Friday.”

Sem: How does the student section help you out against Canfield?

Patterson: “The student section helps by mentally taking them out of the game.”
Come out Friday night, 7 pm at Canfield High School to support the Bulldogs. The theme will be camouflage for the Battle of 224.