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By Olivia Harnack
The Journal 

Sprint boats hit Webb's Slough

First-time drivers win first, third in Modified


Last updated 6/23/2022 at 7:20am

Photos by Olivia Harnack | The Journal

Driver Clint O'Keefe and navigator Mike Thomas, both of St. John, speed through the islands at Webb's Slough.

ST.JOHN – First-time sprint boat racers were among the top competitors Saturday, Jun 18, at Webb's Slough.

Jason Perkins of Cheney drover the No. 145 Pour Decision boat to first place in the Modified class. Meanwhile, Clint O'Keefe of St. John drove the Dangerous Curves boat to a third-place finish in the class.

Perkins' boat was navigated by Eli Gurske of Spangle and O'Keefe's boat was navigated by Mike Thomas of St. John.

"This was my first time racing and I was nervous, still am," Perkins said late in the action Saturday afternoon. "I just wanna put the boat on the podium."

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