Athletes from Wayland-Weston crew competed May 19 and 20 in the 2018 U.S. Rowing Northeast Youth Championships on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester. The Youth Championships qualifies rowers for the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships. In addition, novice and junior varsity crews compete in a number of events.
The regional races included almost 2,000 athletes from 35 teams. As typical this spring, race conditions were less than ideal, forcing lane changes and cancellation of the official awards ceremony. Medal winners in each first varsity race category are invited to compete at Nationals on June 8 to 10 in Rancho Cordova, California.