Gwinnett area swimmers make zone team

Five swimmers who train at SwimAtlanta and Chris Powell, a Mill Creek student who swims for the Athens Bulldog Swim Club, earned spots in the recent USA Swimming Southern Zone Championships in Cary, N.C.

Powell's showing was highlighted by a runner-up finish in the 50-meter freestyle (23.70 seconds). SwimAtlanta's Alfonso Castillo, J.P. Portillo, Cody Bekemeyer, Haley McInerny and Devan Sweeney also competed in the meet.