The game was preceded by the induction of the Fifth Class of the Canton Football Hall of Fame. Matt Machmer, a 1992 CHS graduate; Jake Shaffer, a 1981 graduate and Dan Shaffer, who graduated in 1982. The Shaffer brothers are sons of retired coach Weldon "Jake" Shaffer, who was inducted in 2011, the first year of the Hall of Fame.
Canton jumped to a 16-0 lead and led 24-7 at the 6:04 mark of the third period, but Towanda responded with some late scores and the Warriors made a great defensive stop in the last seconds to secure the win.
Canton scored on its second possession of the game, when Bryce Cole capped a 71-yard, seven play drive with an eight yard run. Quarterback Ridge Moore tossed to Landon Brown for a two-point conversion and the Warriors led 8-0 with 5:53 to play in the period.
Canton had an even longer drive for its second score, picking up 85 yards in eleven plays, with Ridge Moore carrying the ball over from the two. Moore passed to Bryce Cole for the two-point conversion and Canton led 16-0 with 8:04 left in the second period.
Towanda answered with a 59-yard drive in eight plays, finished off by a touchdown pass from McLinko to Sites. Tyler Basse kicked the extra point to make it 16-7 with 3:29 to play in the second half.
After halftime Canton mounted another long drive, moving 80 yards in eight plays. Gavin Hoffman scored from the one-yard line, with Ridge Moore running the ball in for two points. The score was 24-7 at the 6:04 mark of the third period. Towanda added a field goal with 11:02 left in the fourth period and followed that with a touchdown at 6:14. The point was no good which made the score 24-16.
The Warriors offense then controlled the ball, running time off the clock for over six minutes. The drive stalled and the Warriors punted, but Towanda blocked it and regained possession at the Warrior 37.
Towanda missed on a fourth down pass but the Warriors' Bryce Cole was flagged for a pass interference call, which gave the visitors another chance. They completed a pass but Bryce Cole stopped the receiver at the one-yard line as time expired.
Gavin Hoffman carried the ball fifteen times for 78 yards. Bryce Cole had thirteen rushes, good for 59 yards. Malachi Washington had eight rushes for 29 yards.
Ridge Moore completed six of ten pass attempts, good for 106 yards.
The Warrior defense limited the Knights to 39 yards on the ground and 174 through the air.
The teams racked up a combined 176 yards in penalties.
The CHS Marching Warriors presented their 2015 show with a
"Secret Agents" theme, with Mission Impossible, Ghostbusters, The Jazz Police and I'm A Believer.