Monday, March 20, 2023

2023 CVC Wrestling Championships Semifinal Pairings

The 2023 Chagrin Valley Conference Wrestling Championships began at Perry High School on Friday night and will continue on Saturday with the semifinals and consolation wrestling, followed by the placement matches.

Listed below are the semifinal pairings for each weight class:


Colin Hering, Berkshire (26-6) vs. Devin Sanchez, Edgewood (12-8)
Cooper Kucia, Cuyahoga Heights (14-5) vs. Hassaun Sibley, Trinity (23-8)


Lucas Eland, Lakeside (11-2) vs. Jonathan McGinnis, Chagrin Falls (21-7)
Zander Joltin, West Geauga (21-3) vs. Zander Mooney, Cuyahoga Heights (22-9)


Riley Rowan, Perry (6-0) vs. Angel Soto, Harvey (19-8)
D’Angelo Sanchez, Edgewood (11-8) vs. Caden Kaleal, West Geauga (27-5)


J.P. Wrobel, Crestwood (33-2) vs. Chance Schlauch, Perry (16-5)
Derek Briggs, Lakeside (17-6) vs. Charlie Meyer, Independence (22-8)


Dan Donofrio, West Geauga (25-7) vs. Ian Borthwick, Kirtland (22-12)
Jacob Strailey, Lakeside (13-8) vs. Chris Bezzeg, Perry (21-7)


Brock Christian, Perry (33-8) vs. Nehemiah Sanderfer, Lutheran West (5-0)
Drake Rennecker, Crestwood (31-6) vs. Johnny Heiden, Berkshire (31-7)


Drew Smith, Perry (20-15) vs. Nolan Huntington, Crestwood (11-7)
Seth Kucia, Cuyahoga Heights (19-5) vs. Brian Denamen, West Geauga (27-7)


Josh Brown, Berkshire (18-0) vs. Zach Zoladz, Cuyahoga Heights (26-8)
Joshua Greenwood, Beachwood (30-6) vs. Josh Biller, Edgewood (16-10)


Justin Artino, West Geauga (19-3) vs. Andrew Jackubczak, Cuyahoga Heights (25-10)
Domenick LaMacchia, Perry (23-9) vs. Alex Munn, Berkshire (26-7)


Ryan Brubaker, Perry (22-8) vs. Ethan Bartlett, West Geauga (28-2)
Fred Berland, Orange (23-6) vs. Gaetano Savelli, Kirtland (29-4)


Ezekiel Lucas, Edgewood (25-7) vs. Antonius Bertone, Perry (22-11)
Josh Ripley, Cardinal (25-5) vs. Eric Steckner, Beachwood (28-5)


Trent Taylor, Perry (11-11) vs. Hassani Sy, Lakeside (12-7)
Kenny Pavlisin, Geneva (16-8) vs. Drew Keilin, Beachwood (15-7)


Uzonna Nzekwe, Beachwood (32-2) vs. Michael Hupertz, Geneva (20-4)
Terrance Davis, Orange (26-3) vs. Andrew Tucholski, Cardinal (28-2)


Will Greenberg, Hawken (27-4) vs. Donelle Taylor, Orange (27-8)
Marvin Guerra, Harvey (20-7) vs. Kenny Walker, Perry (28-7)

Day 1 Team Scores:

Chagrin Division

1. Perry 143
2. West Geauga 92
3. Lakeside 66
4. Edgewood 60
5. Orange 56
6. Geneva 48
7. Chagrin Falls 36.5

Metro Division

1. Cuyahoga Heights 73
2. Independence 39
3. Lutheran West 34
4. Hawken 27
5. Trinity 10.5
6. Brooklyn 6

Valley Division

1. Berkshire 68
2. Beachwood 56
3. Crestwood 55
4. Harvey 51
5. Kirtland 42
6. Cardinal 34
7. Grand Valley 4




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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