Ryde Rowing Club competed in the Itchen Imperial Rowing Club’s Junior Sprint Regatta on Saturday (5th October) on the River Itchen, Southampton.
Success came for the Wightlink-sponsored club in the Girls J16 Double Sculls event where Freya Drage and Niamh Edwards won in style. They the competed again with Poppy Starkey and Emily Davies – with Cameron Adams coxing – in the Girls J16 Fours event where they finished in 2nd place – the same result that Poppy and Emily had in their Girls J15 Double Sculls.
A boys J16 Coxed Four consisting of Harry Jones, Seb McKeown, Paddy Kearney and Charlie Woolford – with Camon Adams coxing once again – finished 3rd in their heat, failing to make the final. This Four then split into 2 Double Sculls to compete in the Boys J16 event with Harry and Charlie finishing in 2nd place and Paddy and Seb finishing just behind in 3rd.
Harry Jones also competed in the Boys J15 Single Sculls where he finished 2nd in his heat, failing to make the final.
Dan Sanderson also competed in a Single Scull – the Boys J12/J13 events where he finished in 3rd place and he then teamed up with Frankie Leftley in the Boys J12/J13 Double Sculls event where they finished 2nd in their heat.