Fast and flashy cars at Scouts’ Pinewood Derby

Ryan Ashman, left, Colby Harrington and John DiGiacomo cheered for their cars as they waited in anticipation for them to zoom down the ramp at the Cub Scouts’ Pinewood Derby on Saturday, March 19. Photo by Kara Wilbeck

KENT — Hopes were high on Saturday, March 19, as Cub Scout Pack 11 held its annual Pinewood Derby in the parish hall of the First Congregational Church. The room was filled with Cub Scouts and their parents and siblings.

Each Scout, with help from his parents or another adult, had constructed and decorated a small wooden car to race during the derby.

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