Monday, May 23, 2022

Orange, Berkshire pop up in state soccer rankings

Orange and Berkshire made their first appearances in the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association state rankings released on Monday.

The Lions earned votes in the Division II boys’ poll while the Badgers came in at No. 13 in the girls’ Division III poll.

Kirtland’s boys’ and girls’ teams remain ranked among the state’s top teams. The Hornets are No. 5 in the Division III boys’ poll and No. 3 in the Division III girls’ poll.

Independence’s boys’ team also landed a spot in the Division III poll as the Blue Devils are ranked No. 11.

Chagrin Falls’ girls’ team is ranked No. 13 in Division II.


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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