Youngsters from Falls, Stow qualify for Soap Box Derby

Akron " A Cuyahoga Falls girl and a Stow girl are headed to next month's 70th All-American Soap Box Derby after winning qualifying races at Derby Downs Saturday.

Sarah Smith of Cuyahoga Falls won the stock division title and Courtney Crady of Stow earned the super stock division crown at the North Summit Soap Box Derby. Both Sarah and Courtney will join boys and girls from around the country in the All-American Soap Box Derby July 21.

Twenty-six youngsters between the ages of 8 and 17 from Cuyahoga Falls, Tallmadge, Stow, Munroe Falls, Hudson, Reminderville, Sagamore Hills, Northfield Center, Silver Lake, Twinsburg, Macedonia, Boston Heights, and Peninsula competed in Saturday's qualifying races.