757swim members headed to junior nationals

Two members of the new 757swim club have qualified for the Speedo Winter Junior Championships.

Williamsburg's Joelle Vereb and Colby Hurt each will travel to Georgia Tech's McAuley Aquatic Center in Atlanta from Dec. 9-12 to compete in multiple events.

Vereb will compete in the 100 butterfly, 50 free and 100 breaststroke and Hurt will swim the 400 IM as well as the 500 free and 200 breaststroke.

The annual event showcases swimmers under the age of 18 and is split into East and West competitions.

Hurt, 14, is inside of 5 seconds from an Olympic Trials qualifying time in the 400 IM. Vereb is a little more than 2 seconds from achieving a qualifying mark in the...