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Perrysburg Rowing Club performs well at Regional Championship Race

Perrysburg Rowing Club recently traveled to Zanesville, Ohio for their last regatta of the season and annual regional championship race, The Midwest Scholastic Rowing Championships, hosted at Dillon Lake State Park. The team raced 7 boats against crews from 49 visiting teams, including local competitors Anthony Wayne, Central Catholic, Notre Dame Academy, St. Francis de Sales, St. John's Jesuit and St. Ursula Academy; there were a total of 533 boats racing. Perrysburg ended the season on a high note, finishing off an exciting season full of growth and competitive racing, positioning them well for continued success in the future.

Boats Raced and Results:

Men's Junior 2x: Miller Zachel and Nick Kucic. Finished 6th out of 16 in time trials with a time of 5:41 on a 1500 meter course, advancing them to finals. In finals, Miller and Nick improved to finish 4th overall in an exciting sprint race, defeating competitors Pine-Richard, Saline and Taylor-Allderdice.

Men's Varsity 1x: Ethan Pryor. Finished 13th overall in time trials with a time of 7:15, defeating local competitors Central Catholic and Anthony Wayne (B).

Women's Novice 4+: Lily Heebsh, Kennedy Rowley, Grace Navarette, Claire DeRaad and coxswain Ethan Kim. Finished 28th overall in time trials with a time of 7:12, defeating local competitor Central Catholic, as well as Mt. Lebanon and Louisville Collegiate HS.

Men's Novice 4+: Keith Ohanian, Evan White, Sean Kucic, Muhammad Reed and coxswain Ethan Gruden. Finished 22nd overall with a time of 6:55, defeating Riverview High School.

Women's Junior 8+: Lily Heebsh, Kennedy Rowley, Alice Schmidt, Grace Burkin, Brooke Burton, Grace Navarette, Emma Michael, Anna Harbauer and coxswain Ethan Kim. Their boat automatically advanced to semifinals, where they finished 7th in their heat and 13th overall with a time of 6:30, defeating Upper Arlington.

Men's Freshman 8+: Sean Kucic, Xander Zarobinski, Thomas Demtsu, Ethan Gruden, Elijah Mati, Andy Gudgeon, Sam Szymanski, Oni Ahmetaj and coxswain Courtney Louderback. Their boat automatically advanced to semifinals, where they finished 5th in their heat, and 10th overall in an exciting sprint race, with a time of 5:58, defeating local competitor St. John's Jesuit.

Posted Monday, May 20, 2019
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