Special to Iredell Free News

Cub Scout Pack No. 173 held its annual Pinewood Derby Race recently at the Mt. Mourne Boy Scout Center.

The Scouts raced cars they had hand built from kits on a 32-foot inclined track.

The race winners along with recipients of the Best-Looking Car Award and Most Original Car Award, (pictured above from left) were:

♦ Luke McClelland (Best Looking Car); 
♦ Culley James (1st place); 
♦ Dominic Pugliese (2nd place);
♦ Tanner Opekun (3rd place); and
♦ Norah McClelland (Most Original Car)

The three top race winners qualified for the county-level competition in April.

An exciting time after the Scout race was an “Almost Anything Goes Race” in which adults competed as well as a race for siblings.

The Cub Scout Pack in Mt. Mourne is sponsored by Fair View United Methodist Church. The Cubmaster of the Pack is John McClelland. 

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