RHS BOYS’ CREW: Team Has Big Shoes to Fill (Rye Record)

After Rye High’s 4+ boat won the state championship in Saratoga in the spring, all four rowers in the boat graduated. “The boys have some big shoes to fill,” said Coach Stan Nelson. There are 40 boys on the team, including five seniors and nine novices. Thirteen boys made Varsity this year. While the coach is still fine tuning the final lineup, it’s safe to say that seniors Liam Wilson and Alex Sutherland and junior John Daley are assured seats when the 4+ boat races in The Head of Charles October 17.
“It’s down to eight boys, but they are still fighting for the seats,” said Coach Nelson. “I wouldn’t be surprised if a sophomore wins one of the seats.”   more…