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(20) Chagrin Falls vs. (4) West Branch girls basketball: Preview capsule for Feb. 28 district semifinal

Feb. 27—(20) Chagrin Falls vs. (4) West Branch

What: Division II district semifinal

When: 7 p.m., Feb. 28

Where: Nordonia, 8006 S. Bedford Road, Macedonia

Records: Chagrin Falls 15-9, West Branch 22-2

Chagrin Falls' path: Defeated (38) Cloverleaf, 55-44, def. Lutheran West, 62-42

West Branch's path: Defeated (59) Coventry, 56-18, def. (47) Hubbard, 61-10

On deck: Winner advances to the district championship game to play (1) Laurel or (18) Canton South at 7 p.m March 2.

For the record: Chagrin Falls has looked strong in its first two tournament games, winning by an average of 15 points per game behind Lilly Stukus (16.2 ppg), freshman Avery Russell (13.3 ppg) and senior Amelia Bencko (8.3 ppg, 8.0 rpg). This will be the Tigers' toughest tournament foe yet and one of the best they've faced all year. West Branch as won 13 in a row since back-to-back losses to Canfield and Olmsted Falls. West Branch smothers teams defensively with an average scoring difference of 50-26.

Kampf's pick: West Branch