Valley team finishes second at Webb's Slough

First race of summer successful

By Olivia Harnack

Valley Herald

ST. JOHN - Thirty-five sprint boats hit the water of Webb's Slough on Saturday, June 17; only three went home with checkered flags.

The Hughes team out of Spokane Valley brought home silver in both the modified class and the unlimited class.

The high-speed sprint boats competed in three classes – modified, 400 and unlimited – for the best time and bragging rights from the first weekend of racing in Whitman County this season.

Sprint boat racing pits a drive, navigator and their boat against a maze of islands and the clock, with so...


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