The Comets boys cross country team placed third Saturday in the Southwestern Conference championships.
Josh Hill was the champion with a time of 16:24, earning first team SWC honors. Earning second team honors was Matthew Kirsch with a 16th place finish and a time of 17:56.
Gabe DelValle was next with an 18th place finish and a time of 17:57. Jacob Raesler was the top-placing freshman in the SWC with a 21st place finish and a time of 18:03. Right behind him in 12th place was sophomore Ethan Barnes with a time of 18:04 to round out the top five for Amherst.
In the open race, Freddy Guerra took third place with a time of 18:40. Freshman Cael Walker was right behind him in fourth place and a time of 18:41. Senior Andrew Vontell placed ninth with a time of 18:59.
The Comets will race again Saturday at the district championships at Lorain County Community College.
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