VERGENNES — The visiting Town of Essex Swim Team splashed past the host Vergennes Champs on Tuesday, 368-141, in the opening Champlain Valley Swim League meet for both squads.
Anna Rakowski led the Champs by winning the 10-and-under girls’ backstroke, butterfly and freestyle races.
Also winning for Vergennes were:
• Noah Konczal, U-8 boys’ breaststroke.
• Lucius Karki, U-10 boys’ backstroke.
• Leah Croke, U-12 girls’ breaststroke.