Edmonds-based hydro finishes third in first heat at Columbia Cup Saturday

Miss Peters and May on the water Saturday.

By Harry Gatjens

Edmonds-based Miss Peters and May finished third in her first preliminary heat at the Columbia Cup race in Kennewick Saturday.

JW Meyers, driver of the hydroplane, drew a high draw in his heat, including all-time career history leader the Spirit of Qatar. Meyers averaged just over 132 mph for the three-lap heat.

Owners Scott and Shannon Raney were pleased with the results, given the level of competition in their heat. Optimism is high going into the two remaining preliminary heats and the final on Sunday.

Other heat victors Saturday included Kip Brown in the Red Dot and Jeff Bernard in the Graham Trucking. Follow Sunday’s action on My Edmonds News.

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