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DIGGING IN – The annual Teslin motocross races took place Saturday. Pictured here leading in the Under-15 age group are, left to right, Jacob Nickel, Ryder Brulotte, Alex Arsenault and Brent McNeil on the right. Photo by MINNIE CLARK

Championship trophies awarded after final dirt bike race of the season

The 2018 winners in the Yukon Enduro Championships were determined Saturday

By Whitehorse Star on September 26, 2018

The 2018 winners in the Yukon Enduro Championships were determined Saturday following the last of three races for the season hosted by the Yukon Cross Country Motorcycle Association.

Sam Schirmer sealed the deal as champion in the expert category with a win in the final race of the season. Richie Law finished the season second in the expert class and Tony Watson was third.

A record 67 riders turned out for Saturday’s endurance race at the Schirmer Family Ranch off the Carcross Road, with different age groups and experience levels racing different lengths and different trails.

Mike Murphy finished second in Saturday’s intermediate A race but still managed to hold on to first overall in the class for the season while Cole Beaman was second for the season and his dad Mike Beaman was third overall.

In the intermediate B category, James Verville finished first for the season and was second in Saturday’s race. Dave Muir is second overall after finishing third Saturday and Neils Kristensen finished the season in third.

In the Under-15 B division, Cameron Geier finished as champion following a second-place finish in Saturday’s race. Colby Hadley finished second overall and Brent McNeil – the winner of Saturday’s race – was third for the season.

Mia Raymond capped off her championship season with a win Saturday in the junior girls class. Azraia Walker was both second Saturday and second overall for the season while Victoria Watson was third Saturday and third overall.

Memphis Nolan finished first in the race for the mini class Saturday to solidify his hold on the championship for the class. KJ Raymond was overall for the season, after finishing second in Saturday’s race. Casey Hadley finished third for the season in the mini class.

Royce Thomas won the season championship in the pee wee division while Levi Walker finished second overall after finishing second in Saturday’s race. Hunter Grant finished third overall.

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