The Sarasota Crew successfully defended its overall team crown at the USRowing Southeast Junior District Championships May 4-5 in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
The Crew scored a combined 914 points to finish ahead of Atlanta Jr. Rowing (608 points). The Crew also won the boys title and finished second in the girls standings.
The Crew captured a combined nine gold medals, including the Varsity Eights. The top three finishers in each varsity and lightweight event qualified for the USRowing Youth National Championships June 7-10.
Event winners include:
Boys Youth 2nd 1x
Boys Youth 2nd 2x
Boys Youth Varsity 4x
Girls Youth Lightweight Varsity 8+
Girls Youth Novice 4+
Boys Youth Varsity 4+
Boys Youth Lightweight Varsity 8+
Girls Varsity 8+
Boys Varsity 8+
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The Tabernacle Christian School middle school student Lauren Medred, an East County resident, earned top vocal honors, taking first place in vocal solo female category of the Florida League of Christian School’s Festival of the Academics and Arts Feb. 28 and March 1 at Southeastern University in Lakeland.
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