Soap Box Derby crowns champions

Frewsburg (N.Y.) Central School’s Skylar Waid, far left, won the Super Stock Division; Warren’s Hometown Market/Shurfine’s Isabella Blankenship, center, won the Masters Division; and Wayfinder Moving Company’s Liam Hasson, right, claimed the Stock Division at the 39th Jamestown Area Soap Box Derby last weekend outside Diethrick Park in Jamestown, N.Y. Submitted photo

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — The 39th running of the Jamestown Area Soap Box Derby was held Saturday outside Diethrick Park in Jamestown.

Frewsburg Central School’s Skylar Waid won the Super Stock Division, Warren’s Hometown Market/Shurfine’s Isabella Blankenship won the Masters Division and Wayfinder Moving Company’s Liam Hasson claimed the Stock Division.

Three three have qualified for the 86th FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby World Championships July 14-20 in Akron, Ohio.

Hasson won the Stock Division ahead of Vincent Racing’s Raegan Sweatman, Dream It Do It WNY-Portville School’s Garry Studley, Roller Racing’s Adele Canale and Maelyn Canale, and Warren’s Hometown Market’s Gwendolyn McQuiggan.

In the Super Stock Division, Waid topped Wayfinder Moving Company’s Adriana Hasson, Warren’s Hometown Market’s Bridget McQuiggan, Frewsburg Central School’s Cameron Gibson, The Aesthetic House/AC Ink/Uber Law Office’s Kamryn McClaran and Dream It Do It WNY-Portville School’s Lucas Lyons.

In the Masters Division, Blankenship beat Roller Racing’s Annie Davis, Dream It Do It WNY’s Olean School’s Dominic DiCerbo, Jahan Chahal and Jadyn Ours, and VanDette’s Racing’s Nate VanDette.

Frewsburg’s Hunter Waid won the Stock STEM Division over Hinsdale’s Jacob Moses and Portville’s Garry Studley.

Frewsburg’s Cameron Gibson captured the Super Stock STEM Division over Franklinville’s Kayci Landow and Portville’s Lucas Lyons.

Olean’s Jahan Chahal beat teammates Jadyn Ours and Dominic DiCerbo in the Masters STEM Division.

Jamestown’s fall rally is scheduled for Sept. 28-29.


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