Comets hockey wins third straight Baron Cup II

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Steve Manheim | Chronicle
Amherst’s Jacob Kramer takes a shot past Avon Lake’s Isaac Young during the Baron Cup II final at Brooklyn Rec on Sunday.

Jacob Kramer ran roughshod over the Comets’ opponents this weekend, scoring 13 tournament goals and giving Amherst its third straight Baron Cup II title.

He had a hat trick and an assist Sunday as the Comets went 4-2 over Avon Lake in the championship game.

Nathan Harmych had a third period goal to round out the scoring, while goalie Brady Grove had 20 saves against the Shoremen.

North Olmsted fell 8-1 to the Comets on Friday, with six of those goals coming from Kramer — four dispiriting the Eagles in the first period alone. Nick Ciura and Joey Kramer picked up the remaining two.

The wins come after Amherst clinched the Southwestern Conference title, also for the third year running.

This is an amazing feeling, not many teams are able to do that,” Kramer said of Amherst’s dual three-peats. “All these guys worked really hard and worked their butts off the whole season and I’m just really proud of them.

They (Avon Lake) have a big bench and have players that can really shoot and dangle. We knew this was going to be a really hard game and we had to really go all out. We know we aren’t going to go really far in the state playoffs, so the Baron Cup is really our big tournament.”

Seeded fifth, Amherst enters the Brooklyn district tournament on Saturday against 17th-seeded Westlake.

The district semifinals are set for Feb. 29 with the championship on March 7.