Rowing win

A team of 16 students took part in the Cornwall School Games Indoor Rowing Championships at Newquay Sports Centre on Friday 17th January and returned home with an array of medals.

The event featured over 220 participants from 22 secondary schools and competitors were required to qualify for the event in advance through time trials.

In the individual Mixed Year Group races there was Gold for Maria in Year 11, Gold for George in Year 8, Silver for Jade in Year 10, and Silver for Karl in Year 9.

The team all row with the very successful Fowey Gig Club and are coached by Cornwall Children’s Coach of the Year, Jeremy Crapp.

There was also Gold for the mixed relay team featuring Maria, Jake, Stella, George and Tom .

Eleven of the team have now qualified for the regional indoor rowing competition to be held in Plymouth in March.

Mr Hayward said: “The rowers were a credit to themselves and the school, and all members put in excellent performances.”