The Norwalk-based Connecticut Boat Club (CBC), Connecticut’s leading all-girls rowing team, enjoyed success May 19-20 at the USRowing Northeast Junior District Championships, which featured more than 420 entries from 46 rowing clubs. As a team, Connecticut Boat Club earned three gold medals, four silvers and one bronze, medaling in eight out of 12 events, with four boats continuing on to nationals in June.
Below are the boats and athletes that medaled (x-qualified to compete in the national championships in Lake Natoma, Calif.):
x-Gold: V4+ Julia Abbruzzese of Darien and Ridgefield, Catherine Garrett of Darien, Olivia Luther of Fairfield, Kat Kern of Greenwich and Vivi Van Ingen of Darien (coxswain).
Gold: 2V4+ Kiki Stoker of Pound Ridge, Lucy Collins of Ridgefield, Eleanor Imrie of Wilton, Clara Geffs of Greenwich and Vivi Van Ingen of Darien (coxswain).
Gold: 2V4X Olivia Moor of New Canaan, Gigi Skolds of Darien, Flynn Woodring of Darien and Tess Nobles of Wilton.
x-Silver: V2- Casey Batson of Darien and Heidi Jacobson of Greenwich.
x-Silver V4X: Ella Petreski of Pound Ridge, N.Y., Jenna Macrae of New Canaan, Ellie Urdang of Greenwich and Bridget Galloway of Ridgefield.
Silver Novice 4+: Eleanor Greene of Wilton, Georgia Lambrakis of Pound Ridge, Phoebe Inall of Ridgefield, Whitney Short of Fairfield and Ally Triano (coxswain)
Silver U17 8+: Macy Lebeau of Wilton, Tess Nobles of Wilton, Lia Schlegal of Norwalk, Josie Constantine of Stamford, Flynn Woodring of Darien, Jaia Wingard of New York City, Kiki Stoker of Pound Ridge, Bridget Galloway of Ridgefield and Maeve Sexton of Wilton (coxswain).
x-Bronze LWT4+: Gabby Moore of Fairfield, Ally Bazarian of Wilton, Taylor Brown of Ridgefield, Caroline Patafio of Ridgefield and Bella Fox of Wilton (coxswain).