There are some fish heads will be getting a few more miles on them after making their way from Lake Pulaski, down to Saratoga Lake and now throughout the Northeast and a lucky few into Canada (explain that at the border….).
The weather cooperated enough to get all the races in on Sunday for the junior divisions with Saratoga Rowing Association leading the way with 12 overall category wins followed by Greenwich Crew with seven, Niagara Falls with five, St. Catherines Rowing Club with four and Community Rowing Inc. with three.
Overall category winners
Saratoga Rowing 12
Greenwich Crew 7
Niagara Falls 5
St. Cathernines Rowing Club 4
Community Rowing Inc. 3
Narragansett Boat Club 3
Don Rowing Club 2
New Canaan Crew 2
Connecticut Boat Club 2
Niskayuna Rowing 1
It’s an annual rite of passage for many high school rowing teams, the trip to and through Boston via the Charles River.
Each shell’s coxswain will face their biggest challenge, passing, calling a Power 10 and negotiating five bridges and turns along the way.
Here is the listing of the New York State High School entries to schedule your viewing time. Head of the Charles High School entries
New York State Scholastic Rowing Association had 82 entries in this weekend’s Scholastic Rowing Association of America national championship regatta with 36 of those entries advancing to Saturday’s championship finals.
18 of those entries earned medals Saturday afternoon – Congrats to all.
They have been best friends since grade school, they learned to row together on Fish Creek and the success will continue for Saratoga Rowing Association seniors Kathryn Grabowski and Catharine Griskowitz who are both joining the Boston University lightweight program in the fall.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has created its first-ever Coaches Appreciation Day today, a day athletes are encouraged to thank their coaches who have had an impact on their high school careers.