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Texas Rowing Center wins Central Youth team title

Senior Knifton qualifies for nationals in three events

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Senior Kate Knifton and her varsity eight pull ahead of Austin Rowing Center in the last 500 meters of the race. Knifton's eight finished second in the race, eight seconds behind first place, but seven seconds in front of third, thus qualifying for Youth Nationals. Photo by Sarah Slaten.

Senior Kate Knifton and her varsity eight pull ahead of Austin Rowing Center in the last 500 meters of the race. Knifton's eight finished second in the race, eight seconds behind first place, but seven seconds in front of third, thus qualifying for Youth Nationals. Photo by Sarah Slaten.

Sarah Slaten

Sarah Slaten

Senior Kate Knifton and her varsity eight pull ahead of Austin Rowing Center in the last 500 meters of the race. Knifton's eight finished second in the race, eight seconds behind first place, but seven seconds in front of third, thus qualifying for Youth Nationals. Photo by Sarah Slaten.

Sarah Slaten, Mac PhotoJournalism

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The Texas Rowing Center, which fields a crew that includes several McCallum students, defeated its top regional rival, Oklahoma Riversport, to win the team title at the Central Youth Championship last weekend in Oklahoma City. Senior Kate Knifton qualified for Nationals in three events: women’s youth pairs, four and eight. In this week’s #TuesdayTop10, Sarah Slaten tells the story of the TRC’s glory through 10 flip cards.

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