Swimmers race at Viking Invitational

Staff Report

The Comets swim team competed against more than 20 schools this past weekend at the 41st Annual Viking High School Invitational.

Amherst’s Olivia Walther, Heather Wigton, Shelby Prieto, and Allie Thorson took 18th place in the 200 yard freestyle relay. The girls finished with a time of 1:46.26 beating Wooster and Parma.

The men’s 200 yard freestyle relay finished with a time of 1:34.76 to take 17th place. Max Mlincek, Adam Cook, David Burgett, and Jake Kiska defeated Thomas Worthington’s team by 12 milliseconds and also out swam Worthington Kilbourne and Avon to the finish.

Nearly a second was the difference between Amherst’s women 400 yard freestyle relay team from beating Massillon and taking 18th place.

The Lady Comets team consisting of Olivia Walther, Shelby Prieto, Kaylee Judy, and Allie Thorson finished with a time of 3:54.76 and beat Elyria Catholic for 19th place.

Staff Report