Boys Varsity Cross Country · Kirsh Qualifies For The OHSAA Regional Cross Country Meet

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Amherst Steele High School 6th 158

The Amherst Steele Boys Cross Country Team had a great showing Saturday at the OHSAA District Championships. The team placed 6th out of the 16 teams competing, which was just shy of the 5th place needed to qualify for the Regional Championships. Senior Matthew Kirsch placed 12th out of 108 runners with a season best time of 17:19.5 to qualify as an individual for the Regional Championships next week. Matthew was followed by Senior Ethan Barnes in 30th place(17:46.3), Junior Jacob Raesler in 36th place(17:53.4), Junior Cael Walker in 38th place(17:55.3), and Junior Caleb Cabrera stepped up with a huge personal record of over 30 seconds to be the 5th man for the Comets with a 42nd place finish and a time of 17:57.5. Senior Captain, Gabe DelValle was 54th(18:10.8), and Sophomore Sebastian Pecora was 70th with a time of 18:34.0. Matthew will compete at Boardman High School on Saturday, October 26th at 3:00pm. The top 32 individual runners at Regionals will qualify for the State Cross Country Championships in Hebron, Ohio