Venture crews successful on Bayou Liberty Sunday

Published 12:11 pm Friday, June 6, 2014

Pictured are several members of Varnado Crew 200, which raced in the 62nd annual Bayou Liberty Canoe and Pirogue Races Sunday, in Slidell. The group is shown, displaying trophies they won. From left, first row: Alissa Williams (third place in the 8-12 year old pirogue) and Sarah Kinsley (second place in the 8-12s pirogue); second row: Alexis Blackwell (first place in 8-12s pirogue), Abby Fornea (second place 13-16s pirogue), Grace Fornea (first place in 13-16s pirogue) and Kirsten Barber (third place in the blindfold race and runner up in the 13-16s pirogue). The crews are back in comptition July 17-19 for the Bogue Chitto Marathon Race, which goes from McComb, Miss. to Lock No. 2. After that, they head to Arkansas for the White River Canoe Race July 24-26.