Menard collects first win at BMX track
MARQUETTE – A total of 43 riders race in 11 motos Aug. 1 at the Marquette BMX track.
Brothers Thomas (10) and Dustin Lohfink (9), of Marquette both picked up intermediate wins.
5 Strider: Stella Dehlin and Sterling Marshall.
11 Cruiser: Andrew Niemi, Dustin Lohfink and Lizzie Niemi.
26-30 Cruiser: Michael Noble, Michele Basal and Dave Hoban.
6 Novice: Samuel Dehlin, James Newman and Cade Kruhark.
8 Novice: T.J. Magnuson, Hank Menard and Dyllan Lindsay.
9 Novice: Kyler Wikstrom, Max Koetje and Amiya Trombley.
7 Intermediate: Lucas Basal, Luke Menard and Ava Stern.
9 Intermediate: Dustin Lohfink, Dawson Lawry and Xander Marshall.
11 Intermediate: Thomas Lohfink, Andrew Niemi and Seth Marshall.
13 Intermediate: Van Ouellette-Ballas, Noah LaJoie and Petet Ruokola.
19-27 Expert: Michael Noble, Skylar Fortin and Emma Niemi.
Pit Bike winner: Noah LaJoie.
On July 30, 47 riders tested 13 motos in BMX competition held at the Marquette track.
Hank Menard, 7, picked up his first win while racing in the 7 Novice division.
3 Strider: Stella Dehlin, and Ella Nottle.
17-20 Cruiser: Brody Merrick, Andrew Niemi and Lizzie Niemi.
36-40 Cruiser: Jon Spencer, Dave Hoban and Michele Basal.
6 Novice: Samuel Dehlin, Mason Aldrich and Cade Kruhark.
7 Novice: Hank Menard and Dyllan Lindsay.
8 Novice: T J Magnuson, Lucas Swetich and Bodhi White.
9 Novice: Kyler Wikstrom, Amiya Trombley and Braden Beauchamp.
7 Intermediate: Lucas Basal, Luke Menard Ava Stern.
9 Inter: Dawson Lawry, Chase Waters and Dustin Lohfink.
11 Intermediate: Andrew Niemi, Wyatt Clement and Cross Lakenen.
13 Intermediate: Van Ouellette-Ballas, Jordan Cox and Noah LaJoie.
28-35 Intermediate: Michael Noble, Jennifer Dehlin and Emma Niemi.
15 Expert: Forest Luke, Sage Pletka and Skylar Fortin.
Pit Bike winners: Lucas Basal and Forest Luke.
On July 23, the local track saw 41 riders traverse 11 motos.
Drew Bradley, 6, garnered his first win.
3 Strider: Ella Nottle and Owen Jamison.
26-30 Cruiser: Alex Niemi, Michele Basal and Dave Hoban.
5 & Under Novice: Cade Kruhark, Connor Fierstine and Ella Clement.
6 Novice: Drew Bradley, Mason Aldrich and Lily Swetich.
9 Novice: Kyler Wikstrom, Spencer Harvala and Bryce Buchbinder.
12 Novice: Nicole Keller, Jordan Cox and Devin Pascoe.
7 Intermediate: Lucas Basal, Ernest Goodwin and Ava Stern.
9 Intermediate: Dustin Lohfink, Dawson Lawry and Brooklyn Blanck.
11 Intermediate: Andrew Niemi, Wyatt Clement and Thomas Lohfink.
13 Expert: Skylar Fortin, Noah LaJoie and Jaedan Pascoe.
19-27 Expert: Michael Noble, Alex Niemi and Emma Niemi.
Pit BIke winner: Noah LaJoie