Hawken, Lutheran West, and West Geauga opened the postseason with wins on Wednesday while a handful of other girls’ basketball teams from around the Chagrin Valley Conference saw their postseason runs come to an end.
The Hawks defeated visiting Fairview, 46-31, to extend their winning streak to 12 straight games.
Makayla White led all scorers with 16 points while Maya Dori also scored in double figures with 11. Kate Bollinger and Gabi Cicerini both scored five points for Hawken, who advanced to play
Hawken will host Cloverleaf in a Division II sectional final on Saturday.
Lutheran West opened the postseason with a 44-28 win at Keystone.
The Longhorns, who converted on 6-of-10 3-point tries and shot 51.4-percent from the floor, used a 17-4 second-quarter run to build a 29-15 halftime lead and then held on in the second half.
Hope Kiraly led the Longhorns with 14 points, Talia Felton contributed to the win with nine, Evelyn Albers added six, and Kelly Owens, Carina Cedeno, and Jaylee Rivera each scored six.
Lutheran West will play at Canal Fulton Northwest in a sectional final on Saturday.
West Geauga upset Ravenna Southeast 54-47, and will play its Division II sectional final at Youngstown Cardinal Mooney on Saturday.
More CVC Playoff Scores from Wednesday:
- Lakeview 50, Geneva 40
- Struthers 48, Edgewood 40
- Kenston 43, Chagrin Falls 23
- Jefferson 50, Harvey 28
- South Range 53, Crestwood 14
- Liberty 70, Kirtland 60
- Leetonia 58, Cardinal 48
- Loudonville 76 Richmond Heights 37
- Central Catholic 46, Orange 35