Football teams from the Chagrin Valley Conference took to the field on Friday night for the first time in the 2021 season with mixed results.
CVC teams finished 5-8 in non-conference games while Cuyahoga Heights beat league rival Berkshire in double overtime and Kirtland extended its winning streak to 42 straight games with a 50-6 win over visiting Harvey.
Two teams—Beachwood and Cardinal—did not play. Beachwood’s game against Orange was canceled, forcing the Lions to travel to Toronto to open its season. Cardinal’s home opener against Garfield was postponed until Sunday.
Here’s a look at how each of the league’s teams fared in Week 1 (click a link for local news stories or video replays):
Did not play
Defeated host Fairport Harding, 25-6
Game against Garfield postponed until Sunday, Aug. 22
Travels to Trinity on Saturday (at Cuyahoga Heights)
Defeated visiting Fairview, 37-13
Hosts Hawken on Saturday (at Cuyahoga Heights)
Lost to visiting Bay, 24-17
Lost at Brookside, 43-6