On Tuesday night, 29 BGGS rowers competed in the Brisbane Schoolgirls’ Rowing Association Indoor Rowing Championships.
BGGS was represented by girls from Year 8 to 12 who competed for the School in various individual, age group, and all-age events.
This was the first opportunity of the season for the girls’ to showcase the hard work they have been putting in, and the results from the night have set the stage for another very competitive racing season in Term 3.
All girls competed with true Girls Grammar determination and raced for their friends and their school. This resulted in a Third place finish for Charlotte Wagland (11O) in the Year 11 individual 2000m, Second place for the Year 8 relay team of Eleanor Montague (8B), Annabelle McLeod (8M), Pia Hatzipetrou (8M), Holly Clark (8L), and Mia Agnew (8L), and also Second place for the Year 12 relay team of Sophie Lucas (12O), Hannah Pinson (12L), Nancy Duncan-Banks (12E), Michelle Clewley (12B), and Tylah Hutton (12B).
Results from the night also included two First place podium finishes for BGGS with wins for the Year 9 relay team of Grace Grant (9B), Astrid Thomas (9H), Sophie Crane (9G), Charlotte Zentveld (9B), and Georgia Mackay (9E), and the all-age relay team; Annabelle McLeod (8M), Jenna Hilditch (8G), Astrid Thomas (9H), Isabelle Scheimer (9R), Ella Vallery (10E), Harper Hammer (10M), Jade Somerville (11G), Charlotte Wagland (11O) Sophie Lucas (12O), and Nancy Duncan-Banks (12E), equating to a very successful night.
Thank you to the coaches for all their efforts that went into preparing for this night, and a special thanks to Nick Bamber for his photography work on the night.
Coordinator and Head Coach of Rowing