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Mixed fortunes for U.S. crews at Henley Regatta

July 5, 1997

HENLEY, England (AP) _ The Augusta Sculling Center beat Tideway Scullers B in the quarterfinals of the Queen Mother Cup for quadruple sculls, then defeated Tara RC of Ireland in the semifinals at the Henley Royal Regatta Saturday.

The crew, which will represent the United States at the World Championships in France in September, will meet Queen’s Tower and Poplar in Sunday’s final.

In the Double Sculls Cup, lightweights Barry Klein and Ransom Weaver of Undine Barge Club in Philadelphia defeated James Ball and Roger Pim of Cambridge. In Sunday’s final, they will face Australian brothers Markus and Duncan Free.

In the Ladies’ Plate, the University of Washington’s varsity defeated the Isis crew and earned a final berth against the British national lightweight eight.

In the Temple Cup for student eights, Penn scored a narrow quarterfinal victory over National Institute of Applied Science from Lyon, France. Penn’s semifinal opponent will be the Goldie crew, which defeated Washington’s JVs.

Harvard’s lightweights were beaten in the Temple by the heavyweights from Imperial and King’s Colleges, London.

The Haverford School crew, representing Undine Barge Club of Philadelphia, was beaten by Britain’s junior national team in the quarterfinals of the Fawley Cup for quadruple sculls.

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