Crew: Local teams warm up for this weekend’s Floodtown Regatta

 

The local high school crew teams put blade to water on Saturday for the annual City Scrimmage in preparation for this Saturday’s Floodtown Regatta hosted each year by Skyline High School.

This year’s Floodtown Regatta promises to be another memorable event with some of the top programs in the area participating. All three local high schools will be there along with Saline, Northville, Rockford, Perrysburg, Culver and others.

The best place to catch the action is the finish line – the pavilions in Gallup Park, right by the large play area and the bridges.

This past Saturday’s City Scrimmage was competitive from the first race. The race course is 1400m and the fully-buoyed course (every 10 meters) features three lanes. The winner of each heat plus next the fastest time goes to the final.

Skyline recorded 15 first-place finishes while Pioneer won six races and Huron took first six times.

Skyline took first, Pioneer second and Huron third in both the girls’ 2V 8 and 3V 8 races.

Huron won the boys’ 1V 4 with Pioneer second and Huron third. Pioneer took first with Skyline second and Huron third in both the boys’ 2V 4 and 3V 4 races. Huron took first and third with Pioneer second in the boys’ 4V 4.

Skyline won boys’ N 8 with Pioneer second and Huron third.

Pioneer won the girls’ N 8 with Skyline second and Huron third and Skyline won the girls’ 1V 8 with Skyline first, Huron second and Pioneer third.

Pioneer won the boys’ 2V 8 with Skyline second and Pioneer third; and Huron won the boys’ 3V 8 with Pioneer second. In the boys’ N 8, Skyline took first with Pioneer second and Huron third; in the girls’ N 8, Pioneer was first, Skyline second and Huron third; and in the girls’ 1V 4, Huron took first with Skyline second and Pioneer third.

Skyline took first with Pioneer second and Huron third in both the girls’ 2V 4 and the girls’ 3V 4. Huron won the girls’ 4V 4 with Skyline second.

Skyline was first with Pioneer second and Huron third in the boys’ 1V 8, the girls’ G X 8, the boys’ X 8, the boys’ 1N 4, the girls’ JNR 8, and the boys’ JNR 8. Pioneer won the girls’ 1N 4 with Huron second and Skyline third.

In the girls’ 1V 8, Skyline took first with Huron second and Pioneer third and in the boys’ 1V 8, Pioneer was first with Skyline second and Huron third.

 

 

 

 

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