Rowers pull into finals


Local teens got to finals at Twizel’s Maadi Cup rowing regatta. 

A 14-strong Wakatipu Rowing Club crew at the national secondary schools’ comp last week made semis or finals, head coach Allan Ruffell says. 

Results: Under-15 boys’ quad B (Michael Foley, Ethan Horsley, Cameron Williams, Jacob Sheehy, coxswain Ruby Field) – 10th; u-15 boys’ double B (Michael Foley, Ethan Horsley) – 7th; (u-16 girls’ double B (Ariana Horsley, Alex Jamieson) – 7th; u-16 girls’ double A (Jordan Howell, Kate Bradford) – 6th; u-15 girls’ double A (Veronica Rotman, Kelby Buchanan) – 8th; u-16 girls’ quad B (Ariana Horsley, Kate Bradford, Jordan Howell and Holly Bain, coxwain Gabby Buchanan) – 4th.