MAX men, RMM women post fastest times in Discovery Day Regatta

Telegram Sports sports@thetelegram.com
Published on June 22, 2015

Members of the Bubba’s Tubs crew celebrate their win in the senior female race during the Discovery Day Regatta at Quidi Vidi Lake on Saturday morning. Rowing in the Miss India II in Stake 5, they took the race with a time of six minutes and 9.59 seconds. Crew members are, coxswain Michelle Croke, stroke Kristina Ennis, No. 5 Nicole Dalton, No. 4 Sarah McCarthy, No. 3 Ashley Croke, No. 2 Anna King and No. 1 Robyn Casey. The 197th Royal St. John's Regatta will be held at lakeside, weather permitting, on Wednesday, August 5. This year's time trials are slated for Saturday, July 12.

©Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Roebothan, McKay, Marshall women’s team and the MAX Arts Athletics Wellness men’s crew posted the fastest times at the Discovery Day Regatta Saturday on Quidi Vidi Lake.

The Discovery Day event is the first slate of races on the 2015 fixed-seat rowing season. Next up are the Time Trials July 12, followed by the Placentia Regatta July 18, the Harbour Grace Regatta July 25 and the Royal St. John’s Regatta Aug. 5.

The Roebothan, McKay, Marshall team covered the course in five minutes and 19.4 seconds. Next was Bussey Horwood Law Group in 5:33.4.

Members of the RMM crew are stroke Krista Browne, Alison Jones, Wendy Young, Beth Davis, Tina Hunt, Heather Tizzard, spare Amanda Ryan and coxswain Gord Delaney.

The MAX men’s team, which consists of stroke Mitchell Thomas, Charlie Price, Andrew Bonnell, Frank Norris, Andrew Williams and Eric Hanna-Quinn, along with cox Hayley Ivany, stopped the clock in 9:40.09. The next best time was 9:55.19 rowed by Toyota Plaza.

2015 Discovery Day Regatta results

Note: Results by crew, with coxswain in parentheses.

Race 1

Female Senior No. 1

1. Roebothan McKay Marshall (Gord Delaney) — 5:19.40

2. Bussey Horwood Law Group (Jim Carroll) — 5:33.40

3. MAX Arts. Athletics. Wellness Women’s (Hayley Ivany) — 5:34.8

4. The Port Authority (Graham Roche) — 5:49.90

Race 2

Female Senior No. 2

1. Statoil (Mitchell Thomas) — 5:53.16

2. Magic Wok (Rich Bailey) — 6:02.58

3. Bern Tobin-Exit Realty on the Rock (Bill Hickey) — 6:05.76

4. C4 Homes (Dean Ryall) — 6:06.04

5. Terry Walsh Contracting (Derek Mercer) — 6:27.02

Race 3

Senior Male No. 1

1. MAX Arts. Athletics. Wellness Men’s (Hayley Ivany) — 9:40.09

2. Toyota Plaza (Brent Payne) — 9:55.19

3. Baffin Industrial Marine (Mike Shea) — 10:43.09

4. ExxonMobil (Jackie Warfield) — 11:02.39

5. HuskyDefinitions (Doug Trainor) — 12:01.73

Race 4

Senior Male No. 2

1. Canadian Forces (Jim Ring) — 11:29.67

2. NTV Mens (Rick Coish) — 12:50.36

3. JenSom’s Mens (Jen Somerton) — 13:03.95

Race 5

Senior Female No. 3

1. On Side Restoration (Jean Snow) — 5:59.60

2. Cahill Ladies 1 (Jim Ring) — 6:16.50

3. Investors Group (Melissa Snow) — 6:18.00

4. First General (Bill Hickey) — 6:34.80

5. Smith Stockley Womens (Darryl Putt) — 6:39.70

Race 6

Senior Female No. 4

1. Kavanagh’s Construction (Rich Bailey) — 5:50.30

2. Milestones (George Wade) — 5:57.80

3. Capital Subaru (Joe Dowden) — 6:13.80

4. Senior Ladies (Leon Murphy) — 6:18.20

5. You Rock Fitness (Melissa Snow) — 6:21.10

Race 7

Senior Male No. 3/Male Intermediate

Senior

1. Wade’s Excavating (Dave Everson) — 11:52.90

2. Outer Cove (Ben Colbourne) — 12:40.86

3. Kelly’s Pub (Jim Ring) — 12:57.61

Intermediate

1. PF Collins (Eric Hanna-Quinn) — 13:39.57

Race 8

Senior Female No. 5

1. NTV Ladies (Rick Coish) — 6:13.71

2. Abilities (Jen Somerton) — 6:23.42

3. Whitten Crew (Peggy Whitten) — 6:25.33

4. EY (Annette Power) — 6:37.83

5. SafeWork Women (Ed Boone) — 7:12.08

Race 9

Senior Female No. 6

1. Winsor Coombs (Russell Tuton) — 6:16.27

2. KPCLD (JIm Ring) — 6:29.37

3. Coopers Heating Solutions (Andrea Power) — 6:30.19

4. NGA (Cyril Greeley) — 6:53.25

Race 10

Senior Female No. 7

1. Bubba’s Tubs (Michelle Croke) — 6:09.59

2. JAC - John Atkins and Co. (Jim Ring) — 6:18.87

3. Boulder Publications/

MacDonald’s Home Hardware (Russ Tuton) — 6:34.41

4. L&M Electric (Jackie Warfield) — 7:40.71

5. Primerica Financial Service (Dexter Decker) — 8:12.68

Race 11

Female Senior No. 8

1. Pouch Cover Pharmacy (Melissa Snow) — 5:56:00

2. Branch 56 Canadian Legion (Nicole Dalton) — 6:11.40

3. CFS St. John’s (Jim Ring) — 6:27.30

4. Barrett’s Funeral Home (Robert Greeley) — 7:34.20

Race 12

Female Masters/Female Intermediate

Masters

1. Dream Kitchens (Jeannie Snow) — 6:14.86

2. Stewart McKelvey (Patricia Murphy) — 6:43.93

Intermediate

1. SJRC Jr. Women (Hayley Ivany) — 6:35.99

Race 13

Male Squirt 1

1. Admiral’s Rock Inc. (Graham Roche) — 2:57.05

2. Xtreme Squirts (Jeremy Kavanagh) — 3:12.08

3. 3 Points Aviation (Nicole Dalton) — 3:33.60

4. Skipper Ring’s Squirts (Jim Ring) — 4:08.10

5. Martin Surveys (Gord Delaney) — 5:01.04