Tyler McGinnis Captures Labor Day Regatta
Tyler McGinnis of Gold Beach captured the Labor Day Regatta, staged by the Cal-Ore River Racers today. The format is similar to the Boatnik Whitewater Race on Memorial Day with 4 separate legs being run, only today’s Regatta started at Griffin Park went to Riverside Park and return accounting for two legs.
McGinnis was the fastest of the 13 starters and edged Grants Pass’s Jeff Lewis for the win.
Jeff Laird from Gold Hill was third followed by Rob Watson of Bandon, a Grants Pass rookie Joel Hood and Josh McAlister of Junction City.
Low water and big rocks took their toll with only 6 boats finishing. There were no injuries.