Hiller, Wadsworth Among Top UVAC Swimmers in Regional Competition

The team from the Upper Valley Aquatic Center got strong results at recent competition among the New England Swimming 14 & Under Age Groups.

Jack Wadsworth of Hartland lead the way with 9 events for 190 points to earn the Silver Medal for 13-14 Male High Point Swimmer of the Meet. He earned 3 individual and 1 relay Gold and 4 individual Silver medals.

Isabelle Hiller of Woodstock earned 1 individual Gold and 1 individual Silver medal. The UVAC Team placed 15th out of 60 scoring teams in all of New England.

UVAC Coach Dorsi Raynolds said: “Congratulations to all our UVAC 14 and Under Qualifiers, with this small but mighty crew of talented swimmers the future is bright for the our UVAC team.”

“Truly outstanding performances by all and special acknowledgement to Jack Wadsworth for competing in 9 events and placing 1st in 3 events and scoring 190 of UVAC’s 478 points to place 15 out of 60 scoring teams.”

“Isabelle Hiller turned in impressive swims in the breaststroke events placing 1st and 2nd overall in the 200 and 100 yard breaststrokes.”

Next for the UVAC swimmers is the New England Silver Championships hosted at UVAC March 17-19, 2017.

This article first appeared in the March 16,2017 edition of the Vermont Standard.

From left to right are the UVAC team’s 200 Medley Relay Champions: Will Kainen, Gunnar Langhus, Jack Wadsworth, and Christopher Rieseberg. (Provided Photo)

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