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
Results will be posted to @NYSRowing on Twitter as you expect. Reda will be off-site posting and staying warm. Saturday’s weather also pushed me out to Gloversville for the Section 2 field hockey championships, times three, so good luck to all teams.
Well, Mother Nature took umbrage to the annual last weekend of October regatta in Saratoga Springs. When grizzly, seasoned regatta director Chris Chase called the weather Saturday morning ‘miserable’ you knew it was bad.
With the wind gusts increasing heading into the afternoon, the second slate of racing was cancelled as it was chock full of small boat events.
Listed are the complete Sunday morning results courtesy of ‘Timing Princess’ Susan Pursmiska and her talented crew. Saturday AM Head of the Fish
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.
Beautiful weather for Mother’s Day not only brought out fast times from the competitors on Fish Creek, but Ashley Miller from WNYT in Albany was kind enough to drop by and grab some video for the nightly sportscast on NBC affiliate WNYT.
Last year Saratoga Rowing captured 18 medals and executive director Eric Catalano said that it may be hard to top that number, but the organization found a way, winning 22 medals at the New York State Scholastic Rowing Association regatta on Fish Creek.
Here’s a look at Monday’s story in The Saratogian.
The weather couldn’t have been better for rowers, spectators and especially moms!
Here are Sunday’s championship sprint results.
Congratulations to all rowers, their teams and coaches for a great showing. Go get ’em at nationals! Sunday Sprint results