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Vergennes swimmers cap their summer season

SOPHIA JAMES, LAUREN Husk, Stella Kruse and Ella Bearor leap from the blocks in an 12-and-under Vergennes Champs race at the city pool on Aug. 21. The Champs celebrated their season with an intramural competition.

VERGENNES — The Vergennes Swim Team wrapped up its summer season Friday, Aug. 21, with an intramural meet in which 32 members between the ages of 8 and 12 competed in each of the disciplines. 
The Champs had honored their senior swimmers the week before. In all, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to follow many safety protocols, and the cancellation of the regular Champlain Valley Swim League season, 64 swimmers signed on.
They were coached by Jennifer Kingsley, Mitch Howell, Jeremy Ouimette, Addie Brooks and Georgia Houde. 
The results from Aug. 24 were: 

8 AND UNDER
GIRLS:
•           50 Freestyle: Juliette Angier, 55.11, Cici Neffinger, 1:08.07.
•           25 Backstroke: Juliette Angier, 29.51, Kendall Kittredge, 29.69.
•           25 Breaststroke: Cici Neffinger, 38.96.
•           25 Freestyle: Selma Liebhaber, 25.44; Juliette 26.99;  Cici Neffinger, 30.37.
BOYS:
•           50 Freestyle:: Connor Husk, 38.71, Skyler James, 47.70.
•           25 Butterfly:: Connor Husk, 20.66, Skyler James, 24.91.
•           25 Backstroke: Connor Husk 22.14, Beowulf Yarbrough, 25.45.
•           25 Breaststroke: Connor Husk, 25.68, Skyler James, 25.77.
•           25 Freestyle: Connor Husk, 17.32, Skyler James, 21.08.
•           100 IM: Connor Husk, 1:45.14.

10 AND UNDER
GIRLS:
•           50 Freestyle: Sophia James 36.46; Ellie Brooks, 36.77; Ella Bearor, 37.78.
•           25 Butterfly: Ella Bearor, 16.94, Sophia James, 18.0.
•           25 Backstroke: Ellie Brooks, 18.71; Sophia James, 20.63; Annika Smits, 21.64.
•           25 Breaststroke: Sophia James, 21.36; Ellie Brooks, 21.56; Ella Bearor, 22.21.
•           25 Freestyle: Sophia James, 16.44; Ella Bearor 16.61; Stella Kruse, 16.96.
•           100 IM: Sophia James, 1:35.52; Lauren Husk, 1:43.71; Ayla Kittredge 2:05.51.
BOYS:
•           50 Freestyle: Rowan Neffinger, 43.49, Henry Stroup, 49.48.
•           25 Butterfly: Greyson VanderWey, 29.74.
•           25 Backstroke: Rowan Neffinger, 25.43, Greyson VanderWey, 26.91.
•           25 Breaststroke: Marwan Liebhaber, 31.34, Greyson VanderWey, 34.60.
•           25 Freestyle: Rowan Neffinger, 19.24; Greyson VanderWey, 20.56; Henry Stroup, 23.29.

12 AND UNDER
GIRLS:
•           100 Freestyle: Adrienne Smits, 1:15.71, Ella Romond, 1:21.91.
•           50 Butterfly: Adrienne Smits, 42.06, Ella Romond, 47.80.
•           50 Backstroke: Ella Romond, 42.66, Adrienne Smits, 46.25.
•           50 Breaststroke: Ellie Eckels, 45.73, Aries Gee, 47.64, Adrienne Smits, 52.15.
•           50 Freestyle: Adrienne Smits, 33.84; Ella Romond, 35.92; Aries Gee, 37.01.
•           100 IM Adrienne Smits, 1:37.32, Aries Gee, 1:40.56.
BOYS:
•           100 Freestyle: Noah Smits,1:11.21, Cohen Howell 1:16.67.
•           50 Butterfly: Noah Smits, 44.29.
•           50 Backstroke: Cohen Howell, 43.62, Noah Smits, 45.66.
•           50 Breaststroke: Noah Smits, 40.77, Cohen Howell 51.71.
•           50 Freestyle: Noah Smits, 32.85; Cohen Howell, 33.37; Khanlen Ouimette, 41.36.
•           100 IM: Noah Smits, 1:27.89, Cohen Howell, 1:43.04.

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