Hannibal Parks & Recreation Cardboard Boat Races Big Success
The high seas adventures were at the Hannibal Aquatic Center Saturday, June 24, as 19 boats participated in the cardboard boat races.
Youngster enjoyed their time being skippers and first mates, navigating the boats they made through the water. Some of the boats were a little more seaworthy, and some of them sank right as the youngsters got on board.
The Cardboard Boat races were sponsored by Hannibal Parks & Recreation.
The race came down to the wire, as the fastest boats competed in the last heat.
The winners were:
•First place: William Rolsen and Jordyn Schmelzle
•Second place: Adyson Ryan-Davis and Chevelle Pope
•Third place: Kael Viehmann and Gage Conrad
•First place: Prestan Schanbacher and Zane Lomax
•Second place: Alex Arthaud and Patrick Arthaud
•Third place: Jocelyn Clark and Andrew Clark
• First place: Jay Arnold and Calvin Biggs
• Second place: Isaiah Fessenden and Hannah Fessenden
• Third place: Terner Otten and Ben Schisler
Jenna McDonald, aquatics director at Hannibal Aquatics Center, said everyone had a fun time and the cardboard boat race will be tentatively scheduled for June 23 next year.