BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: Top 10 finishes for Hill, Shawver


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<p style="text-align: right;">Courtesy photo Josh Hill and Cameron Shawver don their first team Southwestern Conference medals.

Courtesy photo Josh Hill and Cameron Shawver don their first team Southwestern Conference medals.


First team All-Southwestern Conference honors went to sophomore Josh Hill and senior Cameron Shawver on Saturday at the SWC championships.

Hill finished third in the pack with a time of 16:34, leading Amherst to place fifth among 10 teams at Lorain County Community College. Shawver was eighth, finishing in 17:07.

Devin Baumgartner was next with a 22nd place finish and a time of 17:49. Junior Andrew Vontell led a three-man trio that placed 40th, 41st, and 42nd to round out the scoring for the meet. He finished in 18:28, Gabe DelValle finished just 0.4 seconds behind him, and Ethan Barnes finished in 18:29. Senior Dru Trifiletti crossed the line in 19:03.

The open race boys were led by freshman Matthew Kirsch, who won by 17 seconds to clock an excellent time of 17:50.

Up next were Tyler Kovach (12th, 18:58), Matt Trame (16th, 19:16), Alex Reyes (24th, 19:32), Pierce Barnes (36th, 19:50), Forest Hampton (78th 20:55), Danny Falencki (108th, 21:56), and Kyle Zgonc (148th, 24:45).

The boys will race again this Saturday at LCCC for the OHSAA district championships.

Courtesy photo Josh Hill and Cameron Shawver don their first team Southwestern Conference medals.

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Courtesy photo Josh Hill and Cameron Shawver don their first team Southwestern Conference medals.

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