The St. Louis Rowing Club sent three boats to the recent U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships at Lake Natoma in Rancho Cordova, California.
All three of the boats made B Finals.
The girls 4+ finished first and wound up seventh in the country.
Competing on the team were Paige Hibbard, of Ladue High; Charlotte Cordova, of St. Joseph’s Academy; Lauren Vanek, of Westminster Christian Academy; Sarah Suddarth, of Cor Jesu; and Abby Lane, of Incarnate Word Academy.
The boys 8+ crew finished second and wound up eighth in the country.
Competing on the team were Andrew Grant, of Parkway Central; Jimmy Francis, of Ladue High; Charlie Lebens, of Whitfield; Henry Rogers, of John Burroughs; John Jaeger, of Ladue High; Alex Mesnier, of Parkway Central; William Ahlemeier, of Ladue High; Jacob Schechter, of John Burroughs; and Brandon Fenton, of Parkway Central.
The boys lightweight 8+ was fourth and finished 10th in the country. Competing on the team were Fabio Zihlmann, of Clayton High; John Duncan, of Ladue High, Will Newton, of Parkway West; Noah Freeman, of Marquette; Jack Levy, of Ladue High; Harry Critchfield-Jain, of MICDS; Hunter Wallace, of Ladue; Andrew Powell, of Parkway Central; and William Perry, of Ladue High.