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Locals going national
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Times photo: Adam Krebs Monticello eighth-grader Marissa Berg, left, and Monroe freshman Rachel Root each qualified for three events at the upcoming YMCA National Short Course Swimming Championship, April 7 to 10, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
MONROE - Two local swimmers will go up against the nation next week. Rachel Root, a Monroe freshman, and Marissa Berg, a Monticello eighth-grader, will each swim in three events at the 2010 YMCA National Short Course Swimming Championship in Fort Lauderdale, Fla."It's really exciting and it's quite an honor to go. It takes a lot of hard work," Berg said.