Saugatuck Rowing Club's Max Malec and Alex Zadravec won the boys and girls 1x at the Head of the Housatonic regatta last weekend. The New Haven Rowing Club sponsored the meet at Indian Wells State Park in Shelton.
Zadravec, a junior at Fairfield Ludlowe, won in 23:04. She competed for the U.S. team in the World Rowing Junior championships in August and won a silver medal in the Junior National championships in June. New Canaan's Aubrey Kenefick took second and Olympia Bordelon captured third. Malec won in 20:17, followed by New Canaan's Graham Mink and Michael Squitieri.
Saugatuck also took third in the Girls 8+ with Lilly Power, Bryce Barker, Alex Manning, Conner Cashel, Elizabeth O'Connor, Jo Gurman, Blythe Lewis, Emily Clayton, and Julia Onorato. The boys 4+ took third with Greg Zales, Marco Grant, Nick Bortells, Brian Clark and Max Gibson.
The rowers are preparing for the fall's signature rowing competition, the Head of the Charles, which takes place Oct. 23-24 in Boston.
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