Youngsters earn milestone wins to start Marquette BMX season

By Journal Sports Staff

MARQUETTE — The Marquette BMX track hosted an open house and race on June 17, with a number of new riders attending.

Included in the group was Derek Potvin, 8, who picked up his first 8 Novice win.

Three youngsters earned their first wins on each of the first two nights of competition this season at the track on June 1 and 6.

On June 1, Peyton Mayer, age 3, won the Balance Bike class, while Mason Mills, 5, took the 6 Novice class and Caleb Morgan, 8, won the 8 Novice class.

On June 6, the youngest first-time winner was Kruz Saile, 2, of Marquette in the Balance Bike Class. They also included Evelyn Cook, 5, of Marquette in the 5-and-under Novice class and Hudson Ebel, 9, of Marquette in the 10 Novice class.

On June 15, two more milestones were reached. Jacob Melka, 5, got his first win, while Jake Gervais picked up his 10th Novice win to move into Intermediate class.

Racing is held Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and riders and their families are invited to join at any time during the summer.

Here are results:

JUNE 1

4 Balance Bike — Peyton Mayer, Nila Fogaroli

31-35 Cruiser — Doug Pennala, Lindsey Dehlin, Robert Taylor

6 Novice — Mason Mills, Chase Dehlin, Ethan Dehlin

8 Novice — Caleb Morgan, Cameron Mileski, Jackson Rasmussen

10 Novice — Connor Phillips, Brody Lemire, Parker Pennala

13 Novice — Aidan Morgan, Ben Stern, Maxwell Zinski

41-45 Novice — Jake Gervais, Jason Morgan, David Niemi

7 Intermediate — Cole Goedert, Gavin Bonanni, Ty Sadler

9 Intermediate — Mason Mottonen, Mason Lautenschlager, Elijah Hedrick

12 Expert — Chase Waters, Lucas Basal, Luc Gervais

17-18 Expert — Michael Noble, Alex Niemi, Andrew Niemi

JUNE 6

Balance Bike — Kruz Saile, Sky Saile, Nila Fogaroli

31-35 Women Cruiser — Lindsey Dehlin, Linsday Bean, Michele Basal

5-under Novice — Evelyn Cook, Kaylin Link, Mason Mileski

6 Novice — Gavin Mottonen, Chase Dehlin, Ethan Dehlin

8 Novice — Cameron Mileski, Jackson Rasmussen, Lilliana Fogaroli

10 Novice — Hudson Ebel, Riley Hoban, Ella Clement

8 Intermediate — Cole Goedert, Mason Mottonen, Travis Link

46-over Intermediate — Michael Noble, Doug Pennala, David Niemi

12 Expert — Chase Waters, Lucas Basal, Luc Gervais

17-18 Expert — Alex Niemi, Andrew Niemi, Amiya Trombley

Pit Bike — Lucas Basal, Luc Gervais, Gavin Bonanni

JUNE 15

21-30 Women Cruiser — Lindsey Dehlin, Lindsay Bean, Ilsa Matthes

36-40 Cruiser — Daniel Dehlin, Michael Brunet, Doug Pennala

5-under Novice — Jacob Melka, Evelyn Cook, Mason Mills

6 Novice — Chase Dehlin, Ethan Dehlin, Owen Jamison

9 Novice — (two gates, 10 riders) Caleb Morgan, Isabella Cook, Spencer Brunet

11 Novice — Aidan Morgan, Riley Hoban, Charlie Swanson

36-40 Novice — Jake Gervais, Jason Morgan, Fred Minor

7 Intermediate — Cole Goedert, Gavin Bonanni, Ty Sadler

10 Intermediate — Luc Gervais, Dustin Woodfin, Travis Link

15 Intermediate — Michael Noble, Chase Waters, Lucas Basal

JUNE 17

26-30 Cruiser — Doug Pennala, Jake Gervais, Ilsa Matthes

5-under Novice — Evelyn Cook, Kaylin Link, Finley Selden

8 Novice — Derek Potvin, Owen Jamison, Isabella Cook

46-over Novice — Jake Gervais, David Niemi, Fred Minor

9 Intermediate — Cole Goedert, Travis Link, Parker Pennala

12 Expert — Chase Waters, Lucas Basal, Luc Gervais

17-18 Expert — Michael Noble, Amiya Trombley, Andrew Niemi

Pit Bike — Lucas Basal, Luc Gervais, Chase Waters

Information compiled by Journal Sports Editor Steve Brownlee. His email address is sbrownlee@ miningjournal.net.

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