Athletes from the Tulsa Youth Rowing Association earned top places at indoor rowing races in Topeka, KS, and Oklahoma City, OK, over the past couple of weekends.
Varsity athlete Emma
The club was also successful at the OKC Riversport Erg Challenge held on Feb 16th earning a medal haul of three golds, one silver, and five bronze medals.
Full results (school in parenthesis)
Men’s Jr Ltwt
1st Logan Milleson (BTW) 7:26.0
2nd Dylan Kupetsky (BTW) 7:30.8
3rd Paul Maras (Home School) 7:44.4
Men’s Jr Novice
1st Ben Wilson (Bixby) 7:12.0
Men’s Jr Novice Ltwt
1st Everette Ballard (Home School) 8:51.2
3rd Emma Reynolds (Owasso) 7:31.2
Anikah Rahman (Jenks) 8:48.0
Women’s Jr Ltwt
3rd Leanna Kim (Cascia Hall) 8:16.8
Women’s Jr Novice
3rd Obrie Gniech (Owasso) 9:17.4
Women’s Jr Coxswain
3rd Isley Steger (Broken Arrow) 9:34.8
Elias Elkhoury (Home School) 7:12.3
“I didn’t expect to win a gold medal today but I came into this race today hoping to improve my personal record. I was surprised to win the gold and I am proud to represent Tulsa Youth Rowing Association. I’m thankful to Coach Tamara and my team for their help and encouragement!”, said Everette Ballard of his personal best effort.
TYRA is a non-profit organization that serves Tulsa and surrounding areas by providing access to rowing activities. For more information on joining or supporting the club, please contact Head Coach Tamara Clayton at firstname.lastname@example.org.