Coal Hills BMX racing switches to Saturday morning

Good turnout for final Thursday night of racing at Cumberland track

Anna Purich received her certificate for moving up to Girls Class.

Anna Purich received her certificate for moving up to Girls Class.

Coal Hills BMX wrapped up their Thursday night racing on Aug. 28, with the action now switching back to Saturday mornings.

A good group of locals and some out-of-towners made their way to Cumberland for summer’s last race before the fall schedule kicks in. Forty-four racers gave it their all and had a fun night of racing. Here are the results:

4-year old Strider 1st Riley McCarthy 2nd Jack McInnes

2-year old Strider 1st Cole Adams 2nd Oliver Cornbill

17-20 Cruiser 1st Aleasha Wiebe 2nd Evan Yaretz 3rd Jacob Sorg

41-45 Cruiser 1st Andrew Templer 2nd Dave Erwin 3rd Geoff Letwin 4th Jim Webber

5 & under Novice 1st Maxim Lefbvre 2nd Archie Hotsenpiller 3rd Tomei Pozzolo 4th Remie Pozzolo 5th Elliot Purich

7 Novice 1st James Odarich 2nd Emma McCarthy 3rd Raymond Kevis 4th Christpher Corona

9 Novice 1st Carson Reddin 2nd Jason Sekulich 3rd Alexander Corona

6 Intermediate Austin Cornbill 2nd Jeremy Purich 3rd Brailyn Webster 4th Samuel Johnson

9 Intermediate 1st Justin Yaretz 2nd Macklin Johnson 3rd Oliver Sorg 4th Arland Berry 5th Iain Petersen 6th Anna Purich 7th Cole Bernard

7 Expert 1st Isaac Templer 2nd Dane Kerluck 3rd Austin Salt

11 Expert 1st Quinn Webber 2nd Evan Yaretz 3rd Jacob Sorg

13 Expert 1st Aiden Webber 2nd Hayden Fieret 3rd Serena Smythe

17-18 Expert 1st Yuriah Kaska 2nd Zackery Fieret 3rd Kevin Lebrun

Racing now goes Saturdays with sign-up 10-10:45 a.m. Check or on Facebook @Coalhillsbmx for more info.

– Coal Hills BMX


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