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Taking third place in the Weekend Warrior category, Ariel McNett, 15, and her dad Eric McNett of Topsham push hard to get their outrigger across the finish line 6 seconds before fourth-place finishers Chip Loring and John Alsop. The McNetts were taking part in the Chief Worumbo’s 9th Annual Androscoggin Fun River Race on Sunday between the Durham Boat Launch on Route 136 and the Sabattus River Boat Launch site on Route 196 in Lisbon.

Around 120 boaters took part in the 9th annual Chief Worumbo’s Androscoggin Fun River Race on Sunday. This year’s theme, “Fire in the Sky,” commemorated the 1987 fire that destroyed the 122-year-old Worumbo Mill in Lisbon that took 22 Maine fire departments, 272 firefighters, 10 ladder trucks, 35 engines, and a total of 39,880 feet of hose to extinguish.