Essex Town swim team dominates in wins last week

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Elise Subin-Billingsley comes up for air in a heat during TEST’s match against St. Albans on June 25.  PHOTO | JOSH KAUFMANN

Elise Subin-Billingsley comes up for air in a heat during TEST’s match against St. Albans on June 25.
PHOTO | JOSH KAUFMANN

The Town of Essex Swim Team kicked off its season with a pair of wins last week.

The team defeated Winooski 353.3 to 93.5 on June 23, with Kevin Hancock leading the way as he picked up wins in the 15-18- year-old boys’ butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle.

Derek McIntyre, Luke Austin, Lucy Miquel and Charlotte Brace all had three wins for TEST, while Brooke Agricola, Ben Sibold, Oliver Austin and Ross Macy finished with two apiece.

Similar results came of their match against St. Albans on June 25, as they won again in dominant fashion, 344 to 137.

McIntyre, Hancock and Nathan Wu had three wins, while Elise Subin-Billingsley, Agricola, Miquel and Austin each won twice.

The team was scheduled to face Middlebury on Tuesday after press time, and is hosting Burlington Country Club on Thursday.

— Staff report