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October 21, 2017

Soapbox Derby staged Sunday in McKeesport

Hannah McCurdy
Hannah McCurdy

Charleroi Area High School student Hannah McCurdy received top honors in the super stock division at the annual Greater Pittsburgh Soap Box Derby on Sunday along Eden Park Boulevard in McKeesport. The Father’s Day tradition has been held in McKeesport for more than 30 years and is one of 150 local races held across the nation between March and July. Participants competed in three divisions: stock, super stock and masters. Top finishers in the stock division were: third place, Alexandrea Glass; runner-up, Anthony Startare; and winner, Sam Bialon. Top finishers in super stock were: third, Jessica Hoover; runner-up, Delaney Pater; and winner, McCurdy. Breanna Coffield won in the master division. The winners will represent the greater Pittsburgh area in the All-American Soap Box Derby Championship in Akron, Ohio, in July.