BATTER UP! Comets ball teams make friends at Murray Ridge School


Shaun Tidmore steps up to the plate while fellow Murray Ridge student Daniel Potter looks on.

Shaun Tidmore steps up to the plate while fellow Murray Ridge student Daniel Potter looks on.


Sean McCaffrey is ready at second base.


Zach Mutnansky gets a high-five after crossing home plate.


Pitcher Casey McConihe winds up.


Lorenzo Cooke gets some catching pointers.


Kenny Bowman takes a swing (Kyle Porter in background).


Logan Terrill sends a heater flying to the Lady Comets.


Obed Robledo plays catch on the baseline.


Tyler Moss rounds third base with help from substitute teacher Glenn Mittler and therapist Pat Churavy.


Phelisha Santiago sprints to second base.


Brandon Rivera signals that he’s having a blast.


Sierra Long and Cheryl Swierz round the bases.


Photos by Jason Hawk | Amherst News-Times

The Comets varsity baseball and softball teams traveled Wednesday to Murray Ridge School in Elyria Township for an awesome game with students with special needs. We saw a lot of friendships forged and kindness on display! Enjoy these photos from the event.

Shaun Tidmore steps up to the plate while fellow Murray Ridge student Daniel Potter looks on.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/10/web1_IMG_86281.jpgShaun Tidmore steps up to the plate while fellow Murray Ridge student Daniel Potter looks on.

Sean McCaffrey is ready at second base.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/10/web1_IMG_86371.jpgSean McCaffrey is ready at second base.

Zach Mutnansky gets a high-five after crossing home plate.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/10/web1_IMG_86401.jpgZach Mutnansky gets a high-five after crossing home plate.

Pitcher Casey McConihe winds up.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/10/web1_IMG_86411.jpgPitcher Casey McConihe winds up.

Lorenzo Cooke gets some catching pointers.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/10/web1_IMG_86451.jpgLorenzo Cooke gets some catching pointers.

Kenny Bowman takes a swing (Kyle Porter in background).
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/10/web1_IMG_86541.jpgKenny Bowman takes a swing (Kyle Porter in background).

Logan Terrill sends a heater flying to the Lady Comets.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/10/web1_IMG_86561.jpgLogan Terrill sends a heater flying to the Lady Comets.

Obed Robledo plays catch on the baseline.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/10/web1_IMG_86611.jpgObed Robledo plays catch on the baseline.

Tyler Moss rounds third base with help from substitute teacher Glenn Mittler and therapist Pat Churavy.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/10/web1_IMG_86661.jpgTyler Moss rounds third base with help from substitute teacher Glenn Mittler and therapist Pat Churavy.

Phelisha Santiago sprints to second base.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/10/web1_IMG_86691.jpgPhelisha Santiago sprints to second base.

Brandon Rivera signals that he’s having a blast.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/10/web1_IMG_86731.jpgBrandon Rivera signals that he’s having a blast.

Sierra Long and Cheryl Swierz round the bases.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/10/web1_IMG_86741.jpgSierra Long and Cheryl Swierz round the bases.