Monday, January 30, 2023

CVC Football Roundup

Chagrin Valley Conference teams finished Week 2 of the high school football season with a 9-7 record. Six league teams remain undefeated.

Here’s a look at how each of the CVC teams fared.

Beachwood 23, Collinwood 6

  • No box score available

Grand Valley 41, Berkshire 21

Jacob Brown threw for 131 yards and a touchdown and Ryan Pennypacker carried 21 times for 97 yards and a touchdown but it wasn’t enough as future CVC member Grand Valley topped the Badgers, 41-21.

The Badgers accumulated 279 yards of offense and had 17 first downs in the contest.

Cardinal 60, Pymatuning Valley 14

Cardinal averaged nearly 10 yards per play and scored nine touchdowns of 22 yards or more in beating visiting Pymatuning Valley on Friday, 60-14.

The Huskies, who improved to 1-1, amassed 458 yards of offense on just 46 plays and allowed just 124 on defense.

Kenston 41, Chagrin Falls 14

Mick Lawrence ran for 119 yards and two touchdowns on just eight carries but the Tigers couldn’t counter Kenston’s explosive offense. The Bombers racked up 472 yards of offense.

Cuyahoga Heights 26, Garrettsville Garfield 14

Sam Shafer recorded three touchdowns, including a 64-yard scoring pass to Jason Bartosik, to lead the Redskins to their second straight victory.

Fairport Harding 22, Brooklyn 13

Fairport Harding’s defense forced four turnovers and made a goal-line stand in a 22-13 win over visiting Brooklyn on Friday. With the win, the Skippers improved to 2-0 for the first time since 2012.

Rashawn Alston led the Skippers with 135 rushing yards with a touchdown on 18 carries. Sam Schuster completed all four of his passes for 49 yards and two scores in the win.

Mogadore 49, Geneva 20

Penalties and turnovers doomed Geneva in a road loss at Mogadore.

Clearview 45, Harvey 6

Clearview returned two interceptions and a punt for touchdowns in beating the Red Raiders on Friday. Harvey accumulated 163 yards of offense to Clearview’s 181 but the special teams plays were too much to overcome.

Devin Holbert ran for a 12-yard touchdown for the Red Raiders.

Lutheran West 69, Hawken 8

Future CVC member Lutheran West allowed Hawken’s offense just 49 yards of offense and returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the rout. Nate Grossman caught three passes for 25 yards and Daniel Byrne ran for a two-yard score for the Hawks.

Independence 31, Trinity 8

Robert Artrip ran for 248 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the Blue Devils to a 31-8 win over visiting Trinity at Stan Skoczen Stadium on Friday.

Kirtland 49, Columbia 7

Jake Neibecker and Joey Torok combined for 234 rushing yards and four touchdowns to lead the Hornets to their second win of the season.

Orange 35, Streetsboro 28

Sean Borgman threw for 275 yards and three touchdowns and Diante White recorded 103 receiving yards and two scores to lead the Lions to a 2-0 start. Marvin Davies IV had 89 receiving yards and a score and Armon Frey contributed with 84 receiving yards.

Chardon 49, Perry 43 (OT)

Perry nearly matched Chardon’s offensive output but the Hilltoppers made one more big play to pull out the overtime win.

Jacob Allen ran for 100 yards and two scores Drew Schiano threw for 300 yards and four touchdown passes for the Pirates.

Richmond Heights 52, St. Thomas Aquinas 0

  • No box score available

NDCL 42, West Geauga 7

Turnovers cost the Wolverines in this neighborhood rivalry. NDCL returned two of five interceptions for touchdowns.

Wickliffe 28, Fairview 24

Wickliffe scored 14 unanswered points in the final two minutes of the fourth quarter to defeat visiting Fairview, 28-24, at Memorial Stadium on Friday.

Isaac Pettway scored on a four-yard run with 1:52 remaining in the game then scored on a one-yard run with just 12 seconds remaining to seal the come from behind victory.

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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