Macie and Averie Juarez won Best Decorated Award.

Rhys and Lane (not pictured) Orscheln won Can’t Believe it’s Cardboard Award.

Jude and Beckett Meininger won Tom and Becky’s Choice Award.

Augusta and William Thomas won Titanic Award.

Henry and Truman Stroot won Fastest Boat Award.

Although not all the boats were shipshape by the end, all hands were on deck at the Cardboard Boat Races at the Hannibal Aquatic Center.

Jenna McDonald, aquatics director at the Hannibal Aquatic Center, said the lifeguards and staff made sure all the participants stayed safe as the cardboard boats didn’t always keep them afloat. It was the seventh annual Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department Cardboard Boat races and each of the boat had 2 passengers each, ages 6-16.

  • The Fastest Boat award went to Henry Stroot, 8, of Quincy, Ill., and Truman Stroot, 7,of Ursa, Ill.
  • The Can’t Believe it’s Cardboard award went to Lane Orscheln, 8 and Rhys Orscheln, 7, of Hannibal
  • The Best Decorated award went to Macie Juarez, 13, and Averie Juarez, 10, of Hannibal
  • The Tom and Becky’s Choice Award went to Jude Meininger, 8, and Beckett Meininger, 10, of Hannibal
  • The Titanic Award went to August Thomas, 6, and William Thomas, 10, both of Saverton

The other boaters were: Jaxson and Cash Dudley of New London; and Laura Webb of Hannibal and Addilynn Yagyagan of Palmyra.