…And The Race is On!

Turtle races always a hit on the Fourth

CHASE DRISKELL urges his turtle to the finish line, finishing in third place in his division. Chase is the son of Tim and Kristen (Hagman) Driskell of Canton, Ill.

Fifty-seven participants lined up at the starting line with their turtles in hand for the annual turtle races held during the Woonsocket Water Festival.
There were children of all ages entered and turtles of all sizes raced to the finish line. Prizes were awarded to all.
Winners were as follows in each division: age 0-6 – first, Jared LaVine, second, Chase Driskell, third, Bryce Larson; age 7-10 – first, Brayden Eagle, second, Brandon Westendorf, third, Xavier Baysinger; age 11-14 – first, Kaylee White, second, Sarah Zell, third, Cage Boschee.
A run-off for Grand Champion was held for the top three in each age group. Jared LaVine won first, Brayden Eagle, second, and Kaylee White came in third.

 

 

 

 

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