Coming in at No. 4 on the 2013 Litchfield County best fall team list is the Torrington girls’ swimming team.
The Red Raiders had a great season finishing 8-3 for the season, before finishing in second place at the NVL Championships.
Torrington was led this season by the Welch sisters, Makenzie a senior and Payton a junior. Both sisters were the strongest swimmers for the Red Raiders this season. Makenzie came in second place in the 100-yard backstroke at the Class M Meet.
Hailey Ross, Sara Heath and Mel Nadle, just to name a few, of the other swimmers on the Red Raiders roster who made a big impact. Heath and Ross joined the Welch’s for the 200-yard medley relay, which was one of Torrington’s best event, finishing second at the NVL meet.
At the Class M meet the Red Raiders didn’t fair well finishing 15th overall.
According to the people the Torrington girls’ swimming team was the fourth best team in Litchfield County this past fall season.