With team members representing several area schools, the Miami Rowing Club crew team won two state championships at the annual Florida Scholastic Rowing Association’s Championship Regatta.
MRC took first place in men’s junior coxed 4 and the women’s junior coxed 4, showcasing their outstanding talent and hard work.
On the winning boys’ boat were Andres Hernandez Ibañez from Immaculata La Salle High School, George Pesin from Coral Reef Senior High, Michael Kourakos from Palmer Trinity School, Sebastian Sanchez from Gulliver Prep, and the coxswain Natalia Narvaez from Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart.
On the winning girls’ boat were Fabiana Audisio from MAST Academy, Ines Menoyo-Kossick from Ransom Everglades, Olivia Guevara from MAST Academy, Kate Vail from Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, and the coxswain Kristina Multach from Palmer Trinity School.
In addition to the two state championship titles, the Miami Rowing Club also earned two silver medals in the coxed girls’ lightweight 4 and coxed boys’ lightweight 8 boats. The varsity 8+ boat placed third in the state for a bronze medal to round out that impressive showing at the championship regatta.
“We are incredibly proud of our crew team’s performance at the Florida Scholastic Rowing Association’s championship regatta,” MRC head coach Cesar Herrera said in a release. “Their hard work, dedication and teamwork have paid off in a big way, and we can’t wait to see what they achieve in the future.”
The Miami Rowing Club is a nonprofit organization that provides rowing opportunities to the youth of Miami and promotes the sport of rowing in the community. With this impressive performance at the state championship regatta, the Miami Rowing Club continues to solidify its position as a top-tier rowing program in the region.
At the annual Broward County Athletic Association Girls’ Flag Football All-Star Classic, the North defeated South Central 20-7 at Pompano Beach High School.
Ashleigh Battle of Blanche Ely received North MVP honors, and Yanei Hoban of Cooper City was named the South Central MVP.
At the annual BCAA Boys’ Volleyball All-Star Game at Pompano Beach High School, the North’s Judelin Bosse from Deerfield Beach and the South’s Ryan Celestine from Nova were selected team MVPs.
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Roundup compiled by Jim Varsallone