NSW Schoolboy Head of the River Stars, Standouts, Results and Form Ahead of AAGPS Eight Races
There was late high quality scratching for the main event, a form guide written for the AAGPS Regatta and fantastic racing at the NSW Schoolboy Head of the River. Stars and some top results.
There was a late scrape from the Schoolboy Eight by a favourite, a few upsets and plenty of thrilling battles as some of the states top young rowers battled it out for the NSW Schoolboy Head of the River in Penrith on Sunday.
There was also an early form guide written ahead of the NSW AAGPS Head of the River next week at the same location as early morning fog gave way to heatwave conditions at the rowing center used at the Sydney Olympics in 2000.
A day after St Catherine’s Waverley dominated the eight races at the NSW Schoolgirl Head of the River with a stunning performance that saw them finish just 0.36s shy of a course record and Pymble took the overall crown, it was the Scots College crew, who secured victory first eight crowns on Sunday.
In one of the most competitive races of the day, the Scots 1 crew of Jack Pinn, William Dimitroulis, Henry Pursehouse, Ned Hufton, Trephon Stambolie, George Calligeros, Angus Tremlett, Iwo Ellis and helmsman William Chang beat Lawson’s shore crew Banks, Oscar Muhlbauer, Hugo Patrick, Tom Galligan, Remy Cameron, Corrie Sloan, Will Clubb, Thomas Wair and Cox Mackensie Fox.
The Newington outfit by Oscar Sutherland, Noah Tainsh, Tom Chanter, Christian Biasotto, Angus Mitchell, Morgan Joens, Jamie de Botton. Third were William Fuller and Cox Will Nicholas.
St. Ignatius Riverview, the early favorites for the next few weeks’ AAGPS Head of the River crown, scraped late from the first and second eight races.
Newington (James Blakeman, Toby Cameron-Tavendale, Alex Tetley, Marc Grillakis, Will Chandler, Anders Koskela, Leo Grippi, Finn Grove and Cox Elvis Johnson) won Shore’s second eight.
St. Ignatius Riverview led the medal tally by 10 seconds (5 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze). Hunter Valley Grammar finished second (5-0-2), Radford College ACT third (4-3-2), Kinross Wolaroi fourth (4-2-0) and Kings fifth (3-1-0).
In another great race, Kinross Wolaroi won the Class 10 helm team.
Harry Dymock, Nicholas Tankred, Oscar Cleary, Oliver. Smith and Cox Angus Petersen proved unstoppable as they defeated Canberra Grammar and Marist College.
Radford College in the ACT produced a number of impressive results on Sunday including victory in the first quad.
The crew of Hunter Jolly, Jake, Schemen-Roger, Hamish Roberts, Oliver Fox and helmsman Izzy Faris won ahead of Kinross Wolaroi and Northern Beaches Secondary.
Radford College athletes Joshua Miller and Hamish Withear also won the Newcastle Grammar 2 and Hunter Valley Grammar 2 Grade 10 double sculls.
Hunter Valley Grammar rower Luke Purdie won the Grade 10 single ahead of Redlands athlete Angus McInnes and Marist College’s Garvin Hayes.
Canberra High School students Harry Budd, Jamie Bjerregaard, Dylan Outram, William Hawkins and helmsman Jack Mcdonald won the top four 2000m final.
Saint Ignatius finished second in this race, Marist College third.
In 9th grade, Ezekiel Pratt of Nepean won ahead of Ewan Humphrey’s of Northern Beaches Secondary, Lincoln Uren of Radford College third
Newcastle Grammar’s Michael Thoams and Jess Waletr won the eighth grade double scull ahead of Radford College’s Nilashan Sabeshan and Sebastian Pascoe-Simpson and Hunter Valley Grammar’s Oliver Williamson and Bailey Kropper.
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