Side Lines for Thursday — January 19, 2006

• Three different schools atop leaderboard

• Morales takes first race of 2006


Three different schools atop leaderboard

Kaua’i, Kula, and Kapa’a took top spots in the second KIF canoe padding long distance race of the season.

Kula grabbed the boys title with a time of 13:48.46, followed by Island (14:14.17) and Kapa’a (14:32.52).

Kaua’i flew to the top in the girls race with a 15:53.43. Kapa’a (16:23.02) and Kula (16:32.17) followed up the Red Raiders.

The Warriors garnered the mixed title (14:57.43), over Kaua’i (15:21.37), Island (16:03.22), and Kula (16:14.73).

Kapa’a took two of the JV races (boys and mixed), with Kaua’i grabbing the girls title.

KIF paddling begins its regular season on Saturday at Wailua River, starting at 10 a.m.


Morales takes first race of 2006

With many races cancelled due to bad weather, the Garden Isle R/C Racers finally got a beautiful day for racing this past Sunday.

14-year-old Seth Morales stole the show and battled intensely with fast competitors for the overall win on the 4wd nitro sedan A division. Reggie Aribon and Dennis Ginez also fared well on Sunday.

Morales was followed by Bongie Gorospe, Wendell Esposo, Ginez, and Noel Udaundo.

Aribon cruised past Aaron Arizo, John Echalar, Roland Ruiz, Dimi Rivera, and Bart Garcia.

The next race is on Jan. 29 at the Wailua Off-Road Track at 10 a.m.

There is no admission charge and the group would like to thank Jarrett “The Ferret” Chytka for the use of the parking lot.

For more information, contact Arnold at 245-2604 or 639-9314.

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