Saturday, March 25, 2023

Four from CVC set to play for district title

Four Chagrin Valley Conference girls’ soccer teams will play for a district title following wins in Monday’s semifinals round.

Berkshire, Chagrin Falls, Kirtland, and West Geauga all won their district semifinals games on Monday and will compete for the district crown on Thursday.

The Badgers improved to 13-3-3 after beating Badger, 5-0.

Jordyn Wichert scored two goals while Summer Larch, Madison Durosko, and Evania McCandless each contributed with one. Larch, Lanie Wadsworth, Skylar Freiling, and Alyssa Lawson each assisted on a goal in the win and Sarah Wendl recorded one save.

Berkshire will play Rootstown on Thursday at Girard High School.

Chagrin Falls, who improved to 14-3-2, shutout Buckeye, 5-0, to set up a district championship showdown with Revere.

Sarah Burgess set a new school record for assists in a career in leading the Tigers to the win.

Kirtland overcame a 1-0 halftime deficit to beat Columbia, 2-1.

Erika Zschuppe scored two second-half goals to lead the Hornets back to the district championship game for the fifth straight season.

The Hornets will play West Salem Northwestern, a 1-0 winner over Cuyahoga Heights, at Strongsville on Thursday.

Frankee Flesher scored the only goal of the game off of a Julia Martinez assist to lead West Geauga to a 1-0 upset win at Canfield. Ashlyn Drayer recorded 16 saves in notching the shutout.

Flesher’s first-half strike held up and the Wolverines are off to play Streetsboro in a Division II district semifinal at Ravenna.

Other CVC district semifinal scores:

  • Northwestern 1, Cuyahoga Heights 0
  • Kenston 4, Perry 0
  • Rocky River 10, Lutheran West 1

Playoff action continues on Tuesday as five CVC boys’ soccer teams hope to advance to the district championship game.

Click here for the schedule.



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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