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12 CVC Athletes earn All-Ohio honors

The Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association on Saturday released its 2023 All-Ohio teams, which featured 12 athletes from the Chagrin Valley Conference and one Coach of the Year honor.

Leading the way were first-team All-Ohioans Nickolas Barisic, Grant Keilin, and Eliza Wills, all in Division III.

Barisic, a senior midfielder from Kirtland, led the Hornets with 33 goals and 23 assists this season. Keilin, a junior midfielder from Beachwood, led the Bison with 37 goals and 18 assists. Wills, a senior midfielder from Wickliffe, scored 14 goals with eight assists.

Beachwood coach Brian Greene was named the Division III Coach of the Year.

Harvey senior forward Byron Perez earned second-team honors in Division II while Beachwood senior defender Kyle Bennet, Crestwood senior midfielder Elijah Jurisch, and Independence senior midfielder Khalil McDonald each earned second-team honors in Division III.

Perry junior forward Jordan Rowan earned second-team All-Ohio honors in girls Division II while Independence senior forward Casey Adams and Cuyahoga Heights senior midfielder Reece Frank were second-team selections in Division III.



Steve Hare
Steve Hare
Steve Hare is the Chagrin Valley Conference's Sports Information Director. He also created and publishes, an online publication dedicated to providing hyperlocal coverage to area high school athletic programs. Hare began covering high school sports for the Lake County News Herald in 1997. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.

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