Saturday, January 28, 2023

Midseason Coaches Poll

Not much has changed from the preseason, at least not according to area coaches.

A recent coaches’ poll indicates the preseason favorites are in position to take home conference titles in four out of the six leagues covered.

Here’s a look at the most recent Coaches Poll for the Chagrin Valley and Western Reserve Conferences along with each team’s preseason ranking in parenthesis:

BOYS

Chagrin Valley Conference-Chagrin Division

1. Orange (1)
2. Beachwood (3)
3. Chagrin Falls (2)
4. Wickliffe (5)
5. Harvey (8)
6. West Geauga (6)
7. Perry (4)
8. Geneva (7)

Chagrin Valley Conference-Valley Division

1. Hawken (4)
2. Kirtland (2)
3. Berkshire (1)
4. Cuyahoga Heights (4)
5. Richmond Heights (5)
6. Independence (6)
7. Cardinal (7)
8. Fairport Harding (8)

Western Reserve Conference

1. Madison (4)
2. Brush (1)
3. Kenston (3)
4. South (2)
5. Mayfield (5)
6. Riverside (6)
7. Chardon (8)
8. North (7)

Tapout

GIRLS

Chagrin Valley Conference Chagrin Division

1. Perry (1)
2. Geneva (2)
3. Harvey (5)
4. Beachwood (4)
5. Chagrin Falls (3)
6. West Geauga (6)
7. Orange (7)
8. Wickliffe (8)

Chagrin Valley Conference Valley Division

1. Kirtland (1)
2. Cuyahoga Heights (2)
3. Hawken (6)
4. Independence (3)
5. Cardinal (4)
6. Berkshire (5)
7. Fairport Harding (8)
8. Richmond Heights (7)

Western Reserve Conference

1. North (1)
2. Brush (2)
3. Chardon (3)
4. Kenston (4)
5. Mayfield (6)
6. Madison (5)
7. Riverside (8)
8. South (7)
 

Steve Harehttp://www.ohiovarsity.com
Steve Hare is the Chagrin Valley Conference's Sports Information Director. He also created and publishes OhioVarsity.com, 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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