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Orillia, ON — Orillia Rowing Club (ORC) rowers from Orillia District Collegiate (ODCVI) raced well recently at the Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Association Championships, held in St. Catharines at the end of May, and at the North Central Ontario High School Championship in Barrie last weekend. 

Orillia, ON — Orillia Rowing Club (ORC) rowers from Orillia District Collegiate (ODCVI) raced well recently at the Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Association Championships, held in St. Catharines at the end of May, and at the North Central Ontario High School Championship in Barrie last weekend.

In St. Catharines, Veronica Hatcher placed 13 out of 23 in the Senior Women 63 kg. class race in a time of 8:53.46, just missing entry into the semi-final by one place.  Jim Jack, in his first year of rowing, placed 32 in a field of 40 Senior Men in his 2,000 metre event, finishing in a time of 8:28.12.

At the North Central Ontario High School Rowing Championships held in Barrie on Saturday, June 8, Hatcher and Jack, along with ORC rower Emma Naughton, represented ODCVI in the competition.  Hatcher finished third in a field of nine in the Senior Women's Single, just eight seconds behind first place.  In the Senior Women's double, Hatcher and Naughton finished fifth in a field of 20 in a time of 4:35.31 minutes over the 1,000 metre course.  Jack raced to a second place finish overall in a field of nine in the Senior Men's Single event, just six seconds out of first place.

For information about the Orillia Rowing Club’s competitive and recreational programs, visit the ORC website atwww.orilliarowingclub.com.

Media: for further information, contact Kathy Hunt at 705-327-3363 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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