Monday, March 20, 2023

CVC Roundup

Tuesday kicked off the first big night of sports action in the Chagrin Valley Conference with most teams playing in multiple sporting events.

Here’s a look at some of the final scores and highlights.


Hawken 165, Chagrin Falls 169
H: Wong 40, Bryan 42, Petersen 44, Spiegle 42, O’ Keefe 41, Zeid 44

Cardinal 181, Windham DNS
Cardinal picked up a win over Windham. Seth Hill, Connor Callison and Troy Domen each shot 45 and CJ List added a 46 for the Huskies.

West Geauga 191, Berkshire 230
WG: Alex Lavin 43, Armen Maksoudian 46, Travis Johnson 51, Colin McKinney 51
BER: Ethan Gingrich 48, Nate McInnerney 57, Matt Hart 62, Jacob Zeiler 63, Louie Filby 63

Perry 198, Lakeside 223
P: Brad Peters 46, David Anderson 49, Jackson Roberts 50, Ethan Hicks 53
L: Zack Palmer 50, Ashton Jones 56, Nathaniel Crayton 58, Trevor Rexrode 59

Kirtland 188, VASJ 199
K: Victor Alfieri 44, Arron Schultz 46, Ben Beres 48, Reese Van Arnhem 48


Independence 164, Lutheran West 174
In a battle of the CVC’s top teams, record scores were recorded and this match between previously undefeated squads lived up to its billing.

Lutheran West’s Sam Webb shot a 3-under 32, which tied the school record she shot in 2018. It wasn’t enough though as Independence had sub-40 scores from Morgan Pascarella (38) and Allie Ksiazka (39) to offset Webb’s incredible round.

The two league rivals will square off again at Lutheran West’s home course of Red Tail Golf Course on Sept. 10.

Hawken 186, Cuyahoga Heights 242
H: Petersen 38, Wong 38


Grand Valley 9, Leetonia 0
Calli Hodge scored three goals to lead the Mustangs to a 9-0 win at Leetonia on Tuesday.

Becca Foltz, Jessie Crouch, Maggie Waldo, Abby Ricer, Shaina Callaway, Katrina Clason and Ashley Marcum also scored for Grand Valley.

Wickliffe 2, North 1
Eliza Wills scored both of Wickliffe’s goals and Morgan Gabriel added an assist in the Blue Devils’ nonconference win over the Rangers. Kaylee Lauriel recorded 11 saves in goal.

Berkshire 5, Garfield 1
Allie Barcikoski notched a hat-trick and Brooke Ruchalski and Madison Durosko also scored for the Badgers in their road win. Summer Larch assisted on two goals while Barcikoski, Marissa Tiber and Ruchalski each recorded one assists. Sarah Wendl finished with four saves in the net.

Pymatuning Valley 2, Cardinal 0
Pymatuning Valley’s depth proved to be the difference as the Lakers scored both of their goals in the final 10 minutes of play against Cardinal, who had just 11 players.


Independence 7, Cuyahoga Heights 0
Casey McGhee recorded a hat trick and Brian Vollman scored two goals to lead the Blue Devils to the road win in their season-opener. Johnny Eisenmann and Aidan Coljohn also scored for Independence.

Kirtland 9, Cardinal 0

Berkshire 3, Jefferson 0


Hudson 3, Hawken 2
Singles: Fan, Hudson, def. Garber, 6-2,1-6,6-2, Yang, Hawken, def. Liu 6-0, 6-1, Hardacre, Hawken, def. Chen 6-4, 7-6(4)

Doubles: Nijhuis-Ujtewaal, Hudson, def. Xiao-Faber, 6-1,6-4, Tuttle-Sigler, Hudson, def. Grossman-Jawa, 6-1,6-2

Geneva 5, West Geauga 0
First Singles
Gabbi Selman (G) d.Natalie Radatz (WG ): 6-1, 6-0

Second Singles
Cynthia Seames (G) d. McKenna O’Brien (WG): 6-2, 4-6, 7-5

Third Singles
Mackenzie DiPofi (G) won by forfeit

First Doubles
Amelia Riddell/Abby Anderson (G) d. Hana Naghmouchi / Sofie Simone (WG): 6-0, 6-1

Second Doubles
Annalisa Ellsworth/Lauren Stark (G) d. Anna Hogrife/Samantha Skerbee (WG): 6-2, 6–4


Lutheran West 3, Grand Valley 0
25-21, 25-20, 25-10

Grand Valley gave Lutheran West all it could handle until the Longhorns tightened up on defense and serve receive thanks to the efforts of Sarah McLesson and Makayla Spelich. Hope Kiraly, Lauren Kucharski, Arryon Esposito and Ellie Bell were solid at the net in blocking and attacking.

Geneva 3, Harvey 0
25-4, 25-17, 25-14

Kaitlynn Minarik and Morgan Stoltz each scored nine points for the Eagles.

Berkshire 3, Cuyahoga Heights 0
25-16, 25-21, 25-12

Mollee Chapman recorded a team-high 16 kills to go along with 14 assists, 10 digs and nine service points in leading the Badgers to the sweep. Delaney Tucek added 15 points, 20 digs and six aces and Maddy Triskett finished with 17 assists, 13 digs and four points. Lauren Lappert contributed with nine kills and Maddie Smetana pitched in with four kills, three digs and two points.

Wickliffe 3, Richmond Heights 0

Independence 3, Cardinal 0
Cardinal’s Alaina Strever and Haley Domen tied for the team-high with 22 digs and Lindsay Hissa added a team-best seven kills in the setback to the defending Division III state runners-up. Domen also added 16 assists.

Trinity 3, Crestwood 1
25-16, 25-16, 24-26, 25-19

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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