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Oakland Strokes Go for National Gold Sunday

The women's 8 and women's lightweight 8 qualified Saturday for the finals in the USRowing National Youth championships. Here's how to watch.

Oakland Strokes Go for National Gold Sunday

The Oakland Strokes' women's 8 and women's lightweight 8 compete Sunday in the finals of the USRowing national youth championships, with Piedmonters on both boats.

They qualified in Saturday's semi-finals, on the second day of the three-day event on Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, TN. Both posted the fastest semi-finals times in their respective events.

Sunday's races may be viewed via live streaming video at http://www.ustream.tv/usrowing from 5 a.m. to 11:28 a.m. PDT. The women's lightweight 8 race is scheduled for 8:54 a.m. PDT and the women's 8 at 11:06 a.m. PDT.

In the "B" finals, the Oakland Strokes' men's lightweight 8 will compete at 10:37 a.m. PDT.

You may read more about the competitors in this report from the California Southwest Junior Regional Championships. For more information about the national youth championships, see the USRowing website.

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