Johnson, Lindsay reach Marquette BMX marks

MARQUETTE – Two young riders reached milestones at races held at the Marquette BMX track on June 18.

Matthew Johnson, 8, of Marquette won his 20th intermediate race to move up to expert class, while Dyllan Lindsay, 7, of Ishpeming earned his first win in the 7 Novice class.

The track will host its annual Olympic Day race on June 27, which are free to anybody interested. Registration runs from 6-6:45 p.m. For more information, call Steve Basal at 228-6202.

Here are the top finishers in order for each of the 13 motos held June 18:

4 Strider: Sterling Marshall and Ella Nottle; 14 Cruiser: Alex Niemi, Noah LaJoie and Lizzie Niemi; 36-40 Cruiser: Jeremy Pletka, Kevin Carr and Jon Spencer; 5-under Novice: Bjorn Anderson, Cade Kruhark, Connor Fierstine; 7 Novice: Dyllan Lindsay, Mason Aldrich and Lily Swetich; 9 Novice: Spencer Harvala, Elliot Mason and Max Koetje; 13 Novice: Jordan Cox, Nicole Keller and Jenna Keller; 8 Intermediate: Matthew Johnson, Lucas Basal and Chase Waters; 9 Intermediate: Dawson Lawry, Dustin Lohfink and Tyler Bell; 10 Intermediate: Wyatt Clement, Max Churack and Thomas Lohfink; 11 Expert: Noah LaJoie, Andrew Niemi and Cross Lakenen; 14 Expert: Sage Pletka, Skylar Fortin and Alex Niemi; 19-27 Expert: Michael Noble, Forest Luke and Brody Merrick. Pit Bike Winner: Noah LaJoie.

Information compiled by Journal Sports Writer Steve Brownlee. His email address is