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    Riverside won the Western Reserve Conference with a perfect 12-0 record and also swept the conference’s official Player and Coach of the Year awards.

    The Beavers also landed six players on the All-WRC Softball Team this spring.

    While head coach Bill Ross was named the league’s Coach of the Year and senior pitcher Grace Fisher earned the Player of the Year award, Delaney Keith, Amanda Kolar, Emma Kovalchuk, Maren Kelly, and Milana McCaleb all were named all-conference. Emi Jeras and Megan Lehner represented the Beavers on the honorable mention list.

    The full 2022 All-WRC Softball Team is below:


    • Chardon: Grace Legan, Amy O’Brien, Sidney Nagaj, Sarah Sutton
    • Kenston: Angela Kale, Samantha Stefancin
    • Madison: Emili Blackie, Lexie Nicholson
    • Mayfield: Angeleah Saltenis, Giana DiTomas, Emily Graves
    • North: Amanda Dobida, Dori Siekaniec, Olivia Augusta
    • Riverside: Delaney Keith, Amanda Kolar, Grace Fisher, Emma Kovalchuk, Maren Kelly, Milana McCaleb
    • South: Alyssa Tekavec, Catherine Heckman

    Honorable Mention

    • Chardon: Sydney Murray, Madison Zombory
    • Kenston: Devin McCabe, Colette LaSalvia
    • Madison: Kara Mekulsia, Tahja Brown
    • Mayfield: Ella Shaffer, Lindsey Urban
    • North: Alyssa McPeek, Maddie Russo
    • Riverside: Emi Jeras, Megan Lehner
    • South: Grace Woodcock, Morgan Staska

    Final Standings:

    Riverside 12-0
    Chardon 8-3
    North 7-5
    Mayfield 7-5
    South 5-7
    Kenston 1-10
    Madison 1-11

    Steve Hare
    The creator and publisher of, Hare has covered high school sports in Northeast Ohio since 1997. He began as a correspondent for the Lake County News Herald, where he contributed until 2011, primarily covering high school football and wrestling. In 1999, Hare began writing for, a member of the network of high school and college sports web sites. He focuses on covering Notre Dame football recruiting. was created in 2004 and was a member of the network until 2012. The site's original purpose was to cover Ohio high school football and recruiting news but since has grown to cover all sports and to provide sports information services to high school athletic programs and individual teams. 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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