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LIFEGUARD RACES

Longport Women's Invitational postponed to Wednesday

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The 24th annual Longport Women’s Lifeguard Invitational, scheduled for Tuesday, was postponed to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday due to high winds, rough surf and a strong current expected to build throughout the day.

The event will be held at the 31st Avenue beach, near the Longport lifeguard house at 33rd Avenue.

The female guards of the South Jersey Lifeguard Chiefs Association will compete in the doubles row, the swim, the paddleboard race, the singles row and the four-person surf dash.

Longport dominated the event last year with 31 points to win the team title. Ventnor finished second with 12 points. Ocean City also had 12 points, but Ventnor took second place on the tiebreaker of a higher finish in the doubles-row.

Wildwood Crest won the team title in 2019. The event wasn’t held in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tri-Resort postponedThe Tri-Resort Lifeguard Championships scheduled for Wednesday at the 44th Street beach in Sea Isle City has been postponed due to surf conditions, the city announced Tuesday.

The event is now set for 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the 44th Street beach.

The three competing patrols are Sea Isle City, Wildwood and Upper Township. The races are the singles row, the paddle relay, the doubles row, the three-person run relay, the swim, the mixed doubles row and the surf dash.

Note: On Long Beach Island, the date of the Ship Bottom Invitational-Jack Donlon Memorial Race has been moved to 6:30 p.m. July 25 at the 19th Street beach in Ship Bottom.

Contact Guy Gargan:

609-272-7210

GGargan@pressofac.com

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I’ve been at The Press since January of 1983. I cover all sports in general, but mostly lifeguard racing, and high school field hockey, football, swimming, basketball, crew, baseball and softball.

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