Barracudas take state swim title

The Burlington Tennis Club Barracudas spent the weekend of Aug. 5 and 6 competing in the Vermont State Swim Championships in White River Junction at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center.

The Barracudas won the state championship with 3,611 points, more than 1,000 points over the second-place St. Albans Sharks with 2,548 points.

There were a lot of Charlotters swimming for the Burlington Tennis Club.

Photo by Sarah Wannop

From left, Avery Wannop (girls 9-10 25-yard butterfly fourth place, 25-yard freestyle and 25-yard backstroke) and Anna Andrino (girls 9-10 25-yard breast stroke seventh place) were among those from Charlotte who contributed to the winning effort.

Photo by Heather Herrington

From left, Iris Herrington (7 years old) and Zinnia Herrington (8 years old) of Charlotte were cool after swimming for the Burlington Tennis Club.

Photo by Sy Koerner

Also, from Charlotte are, from left, Sumi Koerner (girls 7-8 25-yard freestyle, 25-yard backstroke, 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard individual medley — first places,25-yard butterfly second place), Ginny Koerner (girls 6 & under, 25-yard freestyle first place, 25-yard backstroke fourth place), Imani Gelinas (girls 7-8, 25-yard breaststroke eighth place, 25-yard freestyle eighth place,25-yard butterfly seventh place) and Kaia Gelinas.

Photo by Elisa Miller

Sam Miller (boys 7-8 — 25-yard freestyle first place, 25-yard butterfly first place, 25-yard backstroke second place, 100-yard individual medley second place and 25-yard breaststroke fifth place) and Emil Feiker (boys 7-8 — 25-yard backstroke first place, 25-yard butterfly fourth place and 25-yard freestyle seventh place) celebrate their aquatic accomplishments.