JMS duo set for soap box derby

VALPARAISO — Jasper Middle School students Zoe Biggs and Olivia Biggs recently competed at the Valparaiso Soap Box Derby and qualified for the 76th All-American Soap Box Derby Championships on Saturday in Akron, Ohio.

Zoe, a seventh-grader, competed in the super stock division (for kids 10 to 17) and Olivia, a sixth-grader, competed in the stock division (for kids 8 to 14). Zoe and Olivia both finished first in their respective divisions in the double-elimination bracket with each race made up of two heats.

At nationals, the Biggs girls will compete against 125 other winners from across the United States and other countries. This will be the second trip to the championships for Zoe and the first for Olivia.  

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