The West Side Rowing Club had a strong showing at the St. Catharines Invitational Regatta this weekend, winning four races in competition against teams from Western New York and Southern Ontario.
The U-19 Men’s eight took the gold. The crew consisted of Charlie Kwitchoff, Josh Hobika, Charles Pratt, John Saunders, Michael Shrader, Noah Munoz, David Gee, Matt O’Connor and Charlie Ivancic. The U-19 four from WSRC triumphed with Kwitchoff, Saunders, Shrader, Hobika and Ivancic aboard.
The Open Men’s eight won its race by three seconds The crew consisted of Vince Farrugia, Julian Green, Kevin Pope, Steve Bunce, Pat Boyd, Joe Sullivan, Pierson Janes, Geoff Hobika and Michael Battaglia. In women’s eights, the U-17 crew claimed gold. Hannah Murphy, Hanna Prince, Lila Evans, Elena Collier-Hezel, Katherine Bauer, Julia Stoll, Lily Lettieri, Izzy Treanor and Mia Polechetti took part.