Four First Place Finishes at Green Lake
With a bright sun shining on a warm summer day, Vashon competed in 13 events at the annual Green Lake Summer Extravaganza regatta on Saturday August 4th.
The Junior Women’s 8 with Ella McConnell, Shannon Lipe, Kalie Heffernan, Katelyn Carter, Kirsten Girard, Maya Krah, Teagan Lynch, Bryn Gilbert and coxswain Alley Clevenger crushed the field, crossing the finish line first, nine seconds ahead of the competition. The Junior Men’s Novice 4 with Ethan Rumberg, Palmer Burk, Fletcher Call, Eli Sedgemore and Clevenger placed first in 3:47. Burk and Call had only been rowing three weeks. The Junior Men’s Open single rowed by Gus Magnuson came in first boat lengths in front of the field. An hour later, Maguson was joined by Tate Gill in the Junior Men’s Open double race and took first in 3:21.50.
Three second place finishes were achieived in the Junior Men’s Open four, Junior Women’s Open quad and Junior Women’s four. The Junior Women’s Open double placed third.