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Oakland Strokes Go for National Gold Sunday

The women's 8 and women's lightweight 8 qualified Saturday for the finals in the USRowing National Youth championships. Here's how to watch.

The Oakland Strokes' women's 8 and women's lightweight 8 compete Sunday in the finals of the USRowing national youth championships, with Piedmonters on both boats.

They qualified in Saturday's semi-finals, on the second day of the three-day event on Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, TN. Both posted the fastest semi-finals times in their respective events.

Sunday's races may be viewed via live streaming video at http://www.ustream.tv/usrowing from 5 a.m. to 11:28 a.m. PDT. The women's lightweight 8 race is scheduled for 8:54 a.m. PDT and the women's 8 at 11:06 a.m. PDT.

In the "B" finals, the Oakland Strokes' men's lightweight 8 will compete at 10:37 a.m. PDT.

You may read more about the competitors in this report from the California Southwest Junior Regional Championships. For more information about the national youth championships, see the USRowing website.

Jim Faison June 10, 2012 at 08:08 PM
Go, go, go!!! You have made us here in Piedmont/Lamorinda/Oaklandish very proud. Thanks to your advisors and those who donate to your club for expenses and travel.

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