Worcester Regatta

Upton were well represented at Worcester Regatta. The women’s masters F double of Jo Hammett and Linda Scott beat North Staffordshire, Derwent and then Minerva Bath in the final. Ed Pountney defeated Worcester and Bristol Ariel in the singles before going down to AB Severn in the final. He also joined an East India Club rower in losing to Birmingham in the double. Women’s master B/C doubles Sally Miles and Debbie Thompson saw off Bristol Ariel but went down in the final to Ironbridge.

Archie Tyrell, in the boys’ J16 single sculls, beat Worcester before losing the final to Burton Leander. Lucy Tyrell went out of the girls’ J14 single sculls to Burton Leander and Alice Jeffrey fell to Hollowell Scullers. The women’s masters E quad of Scott, Trish Scorer, Pippa Riddle and Hammett were defeated by Minerva Bath. In the mixed masters E doubles, Andrew Scott and Sue Macgregor were also beaten by Minerva Bath. The mixed masters B double of Stuart Edney and Thompson suffered defeat to Warwick.

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