Northwest’s top young rowers gather at Vancouver Lake

By Micah Rice, Columbian Sports Editor



Many of the Northwest’s best high-school age rowers will be on Vancouver Lake this weekend.

The 2017 U.S. Rowing Northwest Youth Championships began Friday and will continue through Sunday.

Teams and individuals in 18 classes are vying for berths to the Youth National Championships June 9-11 in Tampa, Fla. The Vancouver Lake Rowing Club will have several rowers competing this weekend.

Finals on Saturday begin at 8 a.m. with racing continuing through the evening.

Sunday’s races begin at 8 a.m. and last through noon.

Visit for schedules and entry lists.