Loftus, Comet runners take home top honors in SWC voting
Crater's Justin Loftus was named the boys cross country coach of the year and four Comet runners made the Southwest Conference first team.
ATHLETES OF THE YEAR — Matthew Melancon, Sheldon; Amelia Helmick, South Eugene.
COACHES OF THE YEAR — Justin Loftus, Crater (boys); Jeff Hess, South Eugene (girls).
Matthew Melancon, Sheldon; Jon Obeso, Crater; Kyle Ruhlin, Thurston; Hunter Sanders, Crater; Ryan Perry, South Medford; Max Runia, Crater; Jackson Darland, Sheldon.
Devyn Baldovino, North Medford; Alex Mauro, South Eugene; Stetson Smith, North Medford; Joe Holvey, South Eugene; Neil Seibert, Crater; Jack Wilson, South Eugene; Daniel Stober, Crater.
Ben Harter, Sheldon; John Talik, Roseburg; Alex Johnson, Sheldon; Piers Rasmussen, Crater; Niko Tutland, South Medford; Cameron Martin, South Eugene; Kevin Chang, South Eugene.
Paige Kouba, South Eugene; Erin Clark, South Eugene; Demaris Remigio, Crater; Lauren Morgan, South Medford; Maggie Schmaedick, Sheldon; Kelsi Klotter, Sheldon; Brenna Phelps, North Medford.
Jessica Vig, Crater; Nora Wilson, South Eugene; Louise Mulvey, Sheldon; Gracie Tostenson, Crater; Natalie Mosman, South Eugene; Britney Wimberly, Crater; Sarah Hastings, Crater.
Amelia Helmick, South Eugene; Alia Mowery, South Eugene; Meredith Bothman, Sheldon; Carmen Mejia, South Medford; Alex Ebert, North Medford; Blair Shanklin, South Medford; Jennifer Zhu, North Medford.