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High school rowers qualify for national championships

Eight local high school students qualified this year to compete in the USRowing Youth National Championships, to be held June 13-15 at Lake Natoma near Sacramento.

The students, who are rowers with Norcal Crew, based out of Redwood City, qualified by competing in the district championships May 2-4 at Lake Natoma.

The men's boat that qualified was the Lightweight Four with Coxswain, manned by Christopher Skokowski, Misha Nelson Hindery and Marcelo Buxton (all juniors at Palo Alto High School); Will Carhart (a senior at Menlo-Atherton High School); and coxswain Miles Bowman (a senior at Aragon High School).

Two women's boats qualified: a Single rowed by Katie Kelly, a senior at Menlo-Atherton, and a Lightweight Double, crewed by Alex Warner (a senior at Palo Alto High School) and Janet Titzler (a senior at Gunn High School).

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