Aldrich, Keller net 1st BMX wins
By Journal Sports Staff
MARQUETTE – A total of 46 riders raced in 13 motos during an Olympic Day Marquette BMX race held June 27.
Mason Aldrich, 6, picked up his first BMX win.
16 Cruiser: Andrew Niemi, Alex Niemi and Josh Phillip.
36-40 Cruiser: Jon Spencer, Jeremy Pletka and Michele Basal.
5 & Under Novice: Bjorn Anderson, Cade Kruhark and Ella Clement.
6 Novice: Mason Aldrich, Lily Swetich and Riley Hoban.
8 Novice: Lucas Swetich, Eli Koetje and River Scott.
9 Novice: Bryce Buchbinder, Amiya Trombley and Max Koetje.
13 Novice: Nicole Keller, Michaela Johnson and Jenna Keller.
7 Intermediate: Lucas Basal, Luke Burcar and Luke Menard.
9 Intermediate: Dawson Lawry, Dustin Lohfink and Chase Waters.
10 Intermediate: Wyatt Clement, Thomas Lohfink and Braydon Oglesby.
12 Intermediate: Noah LaJoie, Andrew Niemi and Peter Ruokola.
41 & Over Intermediate: Michael Noble, Emma Niemi and David Niemi.
14 Expert: Sage Pletka, Skylar Fortin and Alex Niemi.
Pit Biker: Noah LaJoie.
Track competition was also staged June 25, with 45 riders racing in 11 motos.
Nicole Keller, 12, claimed her first victory.
Results were as follows:
3 Strider: Stella Dehlin and Ella Nottle.
5 & Under Novice: Connor Fierstine, Cade Kruhark and Ella Clement.
6 Novice: Samuel Dehlin, Mason Aldrich and Drew Bradley.
8 Novice: Dyllan Lindsay, Lucas Swetich and Connor Carr.
9 Novice: Spencer Harvala, Bryce Buchbinder and Max Koetje.
13 Novice: Nicole Keller, Jenna Keller and Seth Marshall.
8 Intermediate: Lucas Basal, Chase Waters and Ethan Larson.
9 Intermediate: Dawson Lawry, Dustin Lohfink and Matthew Johnson.
11 Intermediate: Andrew Niemi, Wyatt Clement and Thomas Lohfink.
14 Expert: Skylar Fortin, Alex Niemi and Noah LaJoie.
19-27 Expert: Michael Noble, Forest Luke and Brody Merrick.
Pit Bike: Ethan Larson and Forest Luke.
Information compiled by Senior Sports Writer Craig Remsburg. He can can be reached at 906-228-2500, ext. 251.