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Seen on Scene: At the Cardboard Boat Race

Photos by Max Lancaster/Boulder City Review

Five-year-olds, from left, Lee Sheldon, Drew Huysentruyt and Taylor Reeves show off their medals after racing their boats during the Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department’s 16th annual Cardboard Boat Race on July 20. Taylor won first place in her heat while Drew placed second, and Lee placed third. Drew also won the first-place award for best Imperial boat.


Colton Arioste, 4, paddles his Darth Vader boat to the finish line at the Boulder City Cardboard Boat Race on July 20. Colton didn’t win but he finished with a smile.

Mikayla Martorano, 10, smiles in front of her award. Mikayla took third place for best Imperial boat during her first year participating in the parks and recreation department’s annual Cardboard Boat Race.

Mekenzie Martorano, 7, is presented the third-place trophy for best Rebel boat by Mayor Rod Woodbury during the parks and recreation department’s 16th annual Cardboard Boat Race on July 20. Mekenzie said getting the award was cool because she doesn’t get awards often.

Cash Arioste, 5, shows off his Imperial boat with Kylo Ren as the pilot. Cash’s boat made it safely across the pool during the 16th annual Cardboard Boat Race at the city’s municipal pool.

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