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Spokane duo again logs top time at Webb's Slough

 

August 29, 2019

Dennis and Samantha Hughes in 69 Overkill boat had the fastest day Saturday among the 42 entrants at Webb's Slough. The Hughes boat booked a series of runs in the 38 seconds plus range to dominate the unlimited class. Just one other boat clocked a sub-40 second time in the finals.

Dennis Hughes and daughter Samantha of Spokane again led the field Saturday in a large card of boat racers at Webb's Slough in St. John. The Hughes duo in their Overkill 69 boat were the only team to consistently run the Webb's course under 40 seconds.

They actually clocked in the 38-plus second range in a consistent set of runs.

In the finals, the only other boat to finish under 40 seconds was Phil Miller and Sharon Heuser in the Fat Buddy 22 boat. They clocked a 39.7 to win the 400 class.

Saturday's races saw a large number of boats chalk up Did-Not-Finish marks in the early part of th...



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