Seven boats competed at the Stotesbury Cup regatta with two coming away with bronze medals
Billed as the largest high school rowing regatta in the world, the 2019 Stotesbury Cup Regatta featured 189 schools, 5,495 athletes and 951 boats. SCH launced 7 boats at the two day event which began in 1927.
Both the boys freshman quad (Jack Stephenson, Charlie Miles, Andrew Topping, Sammy Meyers) and the girls freshman quad (Gaby Leon-Palfrey, Pere Jaeger, Ella Ward, Kara McTigue) took 3rd place. The boys took 4th out of 16 (5:17) in their first race to qualify for the semis where they placed 2nd (5:07) to move to the finals where their 4:51 earned them the bronze medal. Shenendehowa won the race. The girls were 3rd /16 in their first race (6:09) then 2nd in the semis (5:58) and 3rd in the final (5:42). Agnes Irwin won the race.
The boys Lightweight double of Elliott Cunningham and Eliot Rusk just missed a medal as they placed 4h in the final (5:08). EL Crossley won the race. the duo came in 2nd/24 in their first race (5:32) and won their semi final (4:56) to qualify for the finals.
Others competing were: boys Junior double (William Jaeger/Ian McLelland) who took 3rd in their semi final so just missed a spot in the finals; girls senior double (Amber Stalworth/Nahla Turner): boys senior single (Justin Xin); girls senior single (Jane Thistle).
Congratulations to our medal winners and our participants!