Stuart Johnson, Deseret Morning News
Alex Burdge and Josh Burr, at the right lane, cheer as their boat cruises to a win while Katlyn Rudy, left, and Katherine Moulton watch their boat sink on Thursday. Eighth-graders at Centennial Middle School in Provo raced handmade boats along a 12-foot Erie Canal.

Alex Burdge and Josh Burr, at the right lane, cheer as their boat cruises to a win while Katlyn Rudy, left, and Katherine Moulton watch their boat sink on Thursday. Eighth-graders at Centennial Middle School in Provo raced handmade boats along a 12-foot Erie Canal.