Soap Box Derby racers headed to Akron

POULSBO — Three Kitsap racers are headed to Akron, Ohio, to compete in the 73rd All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship. The world championship race begins July 24. Anthony Poggi of Poulsbo automatically earned a seat in Ohio when he won the stock division at the local championship race. Danielle Bosch of Allyn won in the super stock division and is also guaranteed a spot at the world championship. Ryan Wixson of Seabeck is going to the world championship as a regional super stock rally champion for rally points he has earned throughout the season.

Results of the June 6 local championship race are:

Stock Division

1. Anthony Poggi

2. Justin Mottner

3. Stone Van Beynum

4. Avery Anderson

5. Eric Jones

6. Emma Jones

7. Kirsten Vorpahl

8. Katherine Jones

Super Stock Division

1. Danielle Bosch

2. Tommy Walters

3. Anthony Luchini

4. JR Dutton

5. Andrew Walters

6. Drew Tufts

7. Gage Mayer

8. Caleb Meeson

Sportmanship Award: JR Dutton

The next soap box derby in Poulsbo will be Aug. 28 and 29. For more information, contact race director David Walters at

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