Batson wins Bronze

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Ella Petreski (left) and Casey Batson of Darien (right).

ROWING

Casey Batson and partner Ella Petreski won bronze in U17 4x (quadruple sculls) as part of the USRowing High Performance team at Club Nationals in Bethel, Ohio recently.

Four elite Connecticut Boat Club (CBC) athletes competed at the 2016 CanAmMex Regatta.

The Canada, America, Mexico event in Sarasota, Florida, with 12 national rowers plus one coxswain representing Team USA, and Club Nationals in Bethel, Ohio, with 21 national rowers plus three coxswain, represented USRowing as the High Performance team.

CanAmMex Regatta Double Gold Medal Winner

Olivia Luther of Fairfield won Gold in the Women’s 4- and Gold in the Women’s 8 as part of Team USA.

Club Nationals Medal Winners

Petreski of Pound Ridge, New York won Gold in the U-17 Women’s 8 as part of the USRowing High Performance team. 

Cece Challe of New Canaan also competed as a coxswain at Club Nationals as part of the invitation only “Ready, Set, Row” competitive girls summer program.

About CBC (Connecticut Boat Club)

Connecticut Boat Club is a high performance girl’s youth (middle school and high school) rowing club and Women’s Masters program based on the Norwalk River in Norwalk, Connecticut.  Founded in the spring of 2010 by U.S. National Team Junior/CBC head coach Liz Trond, the team includes girls from throughout southwestern Connecticut and Westchester County New York.  CBC has proven to be a dominant force in scholastic rowing, most notably bringing home medals at Junior Worlds where Kaitlyn Kynast took the Gold in the 4- and Julia Cornacchia took a Bronze in the 8+.  The team dominates their competition at races including the Head of the Charles, the San Diego Crew Classic, the Saratoga Invitational, the Head of the Schuylkill, and the Head of the Housatonic to name a few.  For more information please visit the website and Facebook page.

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