Comets hold off Middies in academic challenge

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Nathan Frankart earned his second Standout Scholar Award as Amherst edged Midview in Scholastic Games action March 27. Steele High School’s team, which also included Olivia Krugman and Emma Macartney, won 250-240, staving off Grafton’s come-from-behind bid in later rounds. Amherst advances to the semifinals as playoffs continue on WEOL AM 930. This year, 16 Lorain County public and private schools have competed, seeking championship glory in May. The program is sponsored by the Educational Service Center of Lorain County with foundation support and can be heard from 6:05-7 p.m. most Mondays.