, Salem, MA

December 19, 2013

Powers helps Hamilton-Wenham swim team prevail in season opener

The Salem News

---- — Betsy Powers qualified for both the sectional and state swim tournaments in both the 200 IM and 100 butterfly, leading the Hamilton-Wenham swim team to a 99-85 victory over Ipswich in its season opener Monday night.

Powers, a sophomore, was also part of two relays that qualified for sectionals with their times: the 200 medley relay along with Katrina Klobucher, Olivia Horgan and Megan Weltler; and the 400 free relay with teammates Weltler, Annie Li and Madeline Hines.

Another sectional qualifer was Hines in the 100 backstroke, while divers Victoria Vance, Tyler Caufield and Kerianne Heppner placed third, fourth and fifth, respectively.