GHS senior quad takes gold at Winslow Regatta
The senior quad of Russell Simpson, Aaron Parr, Zach Moore and Chase Holland won the only gold medals for the Gloucester High School crew during the Darrell Winslow Regatta on April 12 at Occoquan. The rowers had a winning time of 5:19.7.
Novice eight rowers John Cooper, Jordan Dickey, Jaden Winston, Aaron Shank, Kollin Oliver, Justin Poole, Jackson Whaley, David Sadikova and coxswain Gage Holland were third in their final with a time of 5:37.27.
For the GHS girls, senior double rowers Maddie Lee and Bailey Hamilton placed second in their final with a time of 6:30.94.
The second four of Emma Malise, Rachel Ferreira, Ashleigh Dough, Emily Poole and coxswain Emily Freudenburg was third in the final in 6:34.16. The GHS girls also entered the senior double, first four and lightweight four but did not place.
There was less competition last weekend in Mathews with only four schools braving the weather for the Tidewater Crews Regatta on Saturday. The Gloucester rowers had a busy day, placing in 15 out of 18 races.
The GHS men’s novice eight won their race Saturday as did the novice four consisting of Cooper, Dickey, Sadikova and Brandon Matthews, with Holland at coxswain. The “B” novice four was fourth.