Bailey Poisson of Monmouth, a Webelos, took first place overall. Submitted photo

Winthrop Cub Scout Pack 604, which began operations in February, held its Pinewood Derby March 25 at the American Legion post.

The Cubs, aided by an adult, carved their cars from blocks of wood and decorated them before racing them on the track, according to a news release from Chuck Mahaleris, district chairman for the Kennebec Valley District of Scouting.

James Knightly and his sister Alice Knightly had a tie for second place. They had to have a sibling run-off, during which James edged ahead of Alice. Alice, a Bear Cub Scout, won third place.  Submitted photo

Webelos Bailey Poisson of Monmouth placed first, with Webelos James Knightly of Winthrop second, and Alice Knightly of Winthrop, a Bear Cub Scout, took third place.

Rosalyn Burns of Winthrop, a Tiger Cub and first grader, won Best of Show. Silas McLeod of Winthrop was the top racer among the Tiger Cubs, and Logan Normandeau of Monmouth won among the Lions kindergarten Cubs.

The winners raced April 1 at the district level at the Christ Episcopal Church in Gardiner.

Logan Normandeau of Monmouth, left, is a Lion Cub Scout. this was his first Pinewood Derby. Behind him is James Knightly of Winthrop, who came in second overall. Submitted photo

Silas McLeod of Winthrop was the top winner among the Tiger Cubs, first graders. He was recognized by Samantha Remington, who is serving as the Cubmaster for Pack 604 and Scoutmaster of Troop 604. Submitted photo














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