Announce winners in Salamonie Summer Festival canoe races

Staci Brown (front) and Jane Trickle navigate their way toward second place in the women’s division of the Salamonie Summer Festival Canoe Races in Warren on Sunday, July 7. Photo by Steve Clark.

Thirty-five people participated in the Salamonie Summer Festival canoe race on Sunday, July 7, in Warren.

There were four divisions and 21 teams for the annual Salamonie River event.

Andy Michaud and Noah Laymon placed first in the men's division.

Second place was captured by Carson Bolinger and T.C. Perry and the duo of Matt Shannon and Jeff Frazier placed third.

In the women's division, the team of Emily Jones and Becka Zeller placed first.

Placing second were Jane Trickle and Staci Brown and third place went to Sierra Laymon and Kelcey Ackison.

The winners for the mixed division were Micky Herr and Adam Schweikhardt.

Second place went to the duo of Olivia Bolinger and Mike Bolinger, while placing third were Liz Bolinger and Dylan Gray.

The kayak division winner was Rachel Herr, followed by David Miller and Diane Miller in second and third places, respectively.

Awards were presented for the top three places in each division.

The event was sponsored by Citizens Telephone Corp.