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By Alex Groves
Associate Editor 

Hundreds of students compete in 16th annual 'Solar Cup' boat race at Lake Skinner


Last updated 5/24/2018 at 2:07pm

Alex Groves

Students in solar-powered boats travel a race path on Lake Skinner Saturday, May 19, for the 16th annual Solar Cup competition.

Hundreds of high school students from across Southern California were at Lake Skinner over the weekend to participate in an annual competition that had them racing solar-powered boats they constructed.

The 16th annual Solar Cup, organized by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, took place May 18-20, and gave students from Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, Orange and Los Angeles counties the chance to put their science and construction skills to the test.

They launched their boats onto the water and tried to make as many laps around a course on the lake as possible...

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