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Rowers among Victoria’s best

HAMILTON and Alexandra College’s rowing team descended with 1700 other competitors on Nagambie Lake for the 2021 Rowing Victoria Senior State Championships.

Securing THAC’s first medals for the weekend was the female school coxed quad scull open division three.

In a tough two-kilometre heat against Strathcona, Lauriston Girls’ and Melbourne Girls College, the crew of Poppy Austin, Marni Covill, Jordy Brown, Lucy Roberts with cox, Arabella Edgar, pursued a place in the final, with a second-place heat finish behind Melbourne.

Coach Simon Ross said he was happy with their heat row.

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