Point Loma High School wins Doublehanded Championship
Published on May 11th, 2014
San Diego, CA (May 11, 2014) – The High School Doublehanded Championship brought together 20 schools from across the USA to compete in Club Flying Juniors in San Diego Bay. With the racing just off the B Street Pier, 11 races in A and B divisions would decide the title on May 10-11.
It came down to the final race in B Division to decide the winner, with Point Loma High School (San Diego, CA) narrowly beating St George’s School (Middletown, RI) to take the one point victory. Shorecrest Preparatory School (St. Petersburg, FL) finished third.
Winning A Division was St George’s skipper Roger Dorr ’14 and crews Miranda Bakos ’14 and Caroline Macaulay ’16. Winning B Division was Pt Loma skipper Will La Dow ’14 and crews Kenny Moats ’17, Jennifer Johnson ’15, and Mercedes McPhee ’15.
Also sailing for the winning Point Loma team was skipper Scott Sinks ’14 and crews Rebecca McElvain ’15 and Johannes McElvain ’15, finishing fifth in A Division. The team was coached by Steve Hunt.
Competing schools by conference:
Northwest (1): Sehome High School (Bellingham, WA)
Pacific Coast (4): Point Loma HS (San Diego, CA); Newport Harbor HS (Newport Beach, CA); Corona del Mar HS (Newport Beach, CA); The Branson School (Ross, CA)
New England (4): The Hotchkiss School (Lakeville, CT); Tabor Academy (Marion, MA); St. Georges School (Middletown, RI); Portsmouth Abbey School (Portsmouth, RI)
Mid Atlantic (4): Norfolk Academy (Norfolk, VA); Annapolis HS (Annapolis, MD); Broadneck High School (Annapolis, MD); Christchurch High School (Christchurch, VA)
South Atlantic (4): Pine View School (Osprey,FL); St. Thomas Aquinas HS (Fort Lauderdale, FL); Sarasota High School (Sarasota, FL); Shorecrest Preparatory School (St. Petersburg, FL)
Midwest (2): Lake Forest HS (Lake Forest, IL); Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL)
Southeast (1): Clear Falls High School (League City, TX)