The 22nd annual Longport Women’s Lifeguard Invitational, the first all-female South Jersey beach patrol competition of the summer, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at 33rd Avenue beach in Longport.

The races are the doubles row, the swim, the singles row, the paddleboard race and the surf dash. Scoring is 7-5-4-3-2-1 for the first six places.

The Ocean City Beach Patrol is the two-time defending team champion. O.C. won last year with 21 points, while Avalon took second with 15 points and Sea Isle City was third with 14.

— Guy Gargan

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Contact: 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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