Northwestern wins sixth BL swim title

Team spirit was high at the Berkshire League swim meet, held Saturday, March 3, at The Hotchkiss School — especially among supporters of the Litchfield High School swimmers. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

LAKEVILLE — The Northwestern Regional High School swim team rolled to its sixth consecutive Berkshire League title last Saturday, March 3, in a regional meet in the pool at The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville.

Northwestern (which has students from Barkhamsted, Colebrook, New Hartford and Norfolk) amassed 736 points — 226 ahead of runner-up Litchfield and more than 400 ahead of third-place finisher and former BL perennial champ Shepaug. Gilbert finished fifth and Housatonic eighth.

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