Ridgefield rowers who train at the New Milford-based GMS Rowing Center continued their impressive season at the recent USRowing Northeast Youth Championships. Twenty-five GMS rowers won either gold, silver, or bronze medals in 11 boats, and 16 of those rowers qualified in eight boats for the US Rowing Youth National Championships, which begin this Friday (June 8) in Gold River, Calif. GMS also won the regatta\u2019s overall Sculling Points Trophy. The Northeast Youth Championships took place May 19-20 on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. Nearly 2,000 athletes \u2014 representing more than 400 crews from 40-plus teams across the Northeast \u2014 competed in this event in hopes of qualifying for the US Rowing Youth National Championships. Ridgefield rowers in GMS boats that qualified for nationals were Maddy Siegel (junior women's double and junior women's quad), Lexie Skor (junior women\u2019s lightweight double), and Nico Salazar (junior men's A quad). Other Ridgefield rowers competing in boats that medaled at the Northeast Youth Championships were\u00a0Mia Gurrieri, Caitlin Boyle and Sage Siegel (junior women\u2019s second varsity quad), and\u00a0Sage Siegel and\u00a0Sophia Delohery\u00a0(junior women\u2019s novice double). With the help of Ridgefield rowers, GMS teams also won medals at the earlier Amber Zapatka Memorial Regatta (May 12-13) in Lowell, Mass. Salazar won gold medals in the men's junior A single event and the\u00a0men\u2019s junior A quad. Skor earned a silver medal in the\u00a0women\u2019s lightweight A double, and Maddie Siegel won bronze medals in the women's junior A double and the women\u2019s junior A quad.