Eliot House continued its rule of the water as Ed Davis won the rowing singles and Bernie Flynn took the comps in House competition. Two other Eliot rowers, John Bigelow and John Austin, finished second and third in the comps.
In the House wherries, two freshman ringers, Charles Van der Heide and John Read, ended up first and second. Ken Oberman of Dunster was third. Following Davis in the singles were Ken Culbert of Dunster, and Pete Alden of Winthrop.
Dunster, Adams, and Winthrop followed Eliot in that order with total points in the rowing competition.
Matthews North, meanwhile, clinched the Yard intramural title for the year by winning the freshman rowing championship. Pacing the winners were the top two finishers in the wherries competition, Al Patriquin and John Watson. In third place was Dave Holmes of Thayer South.
Wigglesworth West took second in the freshman races, as Brad Swett grabbed a first in the comps, and teammate Steve Cohen finished third. Lionel's Pete Maggs came in second.
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