Monday, July 22, 2024

CVC Football Roundup: Week 5

Week 5 came and went but not without some dramatic wins and big-time performances.

Here’s a look at how each of the Chagrin Valley Conference teams fared in Week 5:

Perry 36, Geneva 20

No win was bigger than Perry’s 36-20 win over Geneva in a battle of state-ranked teams.

Walter Moses threw for 285 yards and two touchdown passes to Luke Sivon, and Owen McKoon, Brayden Richards, and Jayden Studio each ran for scores for the Pirates, who improved to 5-0.

Bryce Peet ran for 63 yards and scored two touchdowns to lead the Eagles, who dropped to 4-1.

Grand Valley 20, Wickliffe 14 (OT)

A dramatic finish led Grand Valley to a 20-14 overtime win against Wickliffe.

Andrew Soltis punched in a two-yard touchdown in overtime to seal the victory for the Mustangs.

Ralph Jackson and Jimmy Feaster both scored touchdowns for Wickliffe while Robert Rogers and Aidan Baker both scored for the Mustangs in regulation.

Feaster led all rushers with 88 yards on 26 carries and Soltis paced the Mustangs with 16 carries for 68 yards.

West Geauga 35, Lakeside 12

West Geauga picked up its first win of the season by defeating Lakeside 35-12.

Nasir Levy ran for 157 yards on 28 carries and scored four touchdowns to lead the Wolverines to victory. Finn Keenan completed 9-of-13 passes for 169 yards and added a two-yard touchdown run.

Alex DiSalvatore and Nate Bartone ran for touchdowns for Lakeside.

Berkshire 52, Trinity 0

It was Miller Time in Berkshire’s dominant win over Trinity.

Oliver Miller ran for a game-high 67 yards and ran for a touchdown while Miles Miller completed 9-of-12 passes for 136 yards and threw for three touchdowns and ran in another. Louis Filby caught two of Miles Miller’s TD passes while Mason Mendolera hauled in the other. Mendolera also booted a 38-yard field goal and completed his only pass attempt of the game. Justin Phillips and Andrew Kimpton also ran for touchdowns and the Badgers recorded a safety on defense.

Kirtland 35, Cuyahoga Heights 0

Kirtland improved to 4-1 with a 35-0 win over visiting Cuyahoga Heights.

The Hornets scored three touchdowns in the first quarter and two in the second. Will Beers led the way as he carried 13 times for 191 yards and he scored twice. Rocco Alfieri carried 10 times for 96 yards and matched Beers with two TDs. Will Sayle caught a 27-yard touchdown pass from Jake LaVerde to close out the scoring.

Harvey 35, Independence 7

Chris Burt scored three touchdowns and Shahn Alson and Cavon Wise each found the end zone once as Harvey pulled away from Independence in a game that was called early in the third quarter after an injury to an Independence player.

Sam Crooks caught a touchdown pass for the Blue Devils.

No Box Score available:

  • Cardinal 35, Brooklyn 0
  • Lutheran West 42, Jefferson 13

Thursday’s Games:

Hawken 40, Conneaut 21

Hawken racked up 422 yards of total offense with Jordan Johnson running for 227 and Donovan Moorehead throwing for 135 in the win.

Moorehead threw three touchdown passes and Johnson ran for two scores.

Crestwood 38, Beachwood 7

Nate Blasiole carried 16 times for 291 yards and scored five touchdowns in leading the Red Devils to a big win over Beachwood. Blasiole handled the ball on 16 of Crestwood’s 19 offensive snaps.

Martez Pinkney scored on a 67-yard run to help the Bison avoid the shutout.

Madison 42, Orange 0

Madison ran for 273 yards while limiting Orange to just 29 yards of total offense.

Sonny Salajcik carried 12 times for 79 yards and scored a touchdown to lead the Blue Streaks on the ground. Carson Alley ran for 55 yards and one touchdown, and he threw three touchdown passes. Noah Barnes hauled in two of those scoring throws while Ryan Radkowski caught the other.

James Poe also ran for a score in Madison’s win.

No Box Score available:

  • Edgewood 41, Chagrin Falls 0




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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