High Point Rowers Prepare for Southeast Regionals

Charles York and Govind Harish prepare for the 2017 USRowing Southeast Youth Championships.

High Point, NC – High Point rowers will make their final preparations on Oak Hollow Lake this week in advance of the upcoming USRowing Southeast Regional Youth Championships taking place this weekend at the Lake Lanier Olympic Rowing Center in Gainesville, GA.

High Point will be represented by four crews of rowers at the regional event.

Opening racing for High Point will be Charles York and Govind Harish who will compete in the Men’s double sculls event. Charles and Govind were members of High Point’s quad scull crew that won the state championships in April.

Next up Junior Ognovich and Maddie Mullins will race in the women’s pair event. Maddie and Junior won the double sculls event at the North Carolina state championships and return to sweeping for the regional championships.

Kiki Davis will steer her crew of Will Hundley, Jake Bryant, Matthew Hronich and Jacob Messick in the men’s lightweight fours event in Georgia. Lightweights must all weigh under 150 pounds making it one of the most competitive events as athletes.

Rounding out the fleet for High Point will be Ainsley Fox, Lindsay York, Molly Hilemn, and Charlotte Curri, who will be racing for a medal in the women’s U17 quadscull event.