Crawford, Bethe, Hogue rule Soldotna Cycle Series

  • By Staff Report
  • Saturday, July 15, 2017 11:59pm
  • Sports

Mike Crawford, Amber Bethe and Dylan Hogue were the top cyclists Thursday at the third race of the Soldotna Cycle Series at Tsalteshi Trails.

Crawford finished the 10-kilometer course in 26 minutes, 12 seconds, to notch the victory, while Brian Beeson was second at 27:31 and Nathan Kincaid was third at 28:01.

Amber Bethe took the top women’s slot, crossing at 31:23 to also be the eighth finisher overall. Jen Showalter took second at 34:10, while Ashley Tonione was third at 34:51.

Hogue nipped Robert Carson in a tight finish in the youth race. Hogue finished at 37:01, with Carson coming in just a half second later. Andrew Arthur was the third youth racer over the line, clocking 45:23.

The series continues Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails. The registration for the kids race is at 5:30 p.m., with racing following at 5:45 p.m. Main race registration starts at 5:45 p.m., with racing at 6:15 p.m.

Soldotna Cycle Series 3

Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails

1. Mike Crawford, 26 minutes, 12 seconds; 2. Brian Beeson, 27:31; 3. Nathan Kincaid, 28:01; 4. Tyle Owens, 28:57; 5. Tom Kobylarz, 30:10; 6. Eric Willets, 30:12; 7. Matt Dura, 30:36; 8. Amber Bethe, 31:23 (1st place women’s); 9. Ben Jordan, 26:30 (estimated placing); 10. Jamie Nelson, 31:27; 11. Jim Hall, 31:39; 12. Dave Edwards-Smith, 31:40; 13. Kevin Lauver, 31:43; 14. Ryan Nelson, 32:15; 15. Marc Romano, 33:07; 16. Will Morrow, 34:04; 17. Jen Showalter, 34:10 (2nd place women’s); 18. Tony Eskelin, 34:43; 19. Ashley Tonione, 34:51 (3rd place women’s); 20. John Tabor, 35:32; 21. Mike Tallent, 35:56; 22. Mark Forbes, 36:06; 23. Carl Kincaid, 36:11; 24. Morgan Aldridge, 36:16; 25. Dan Balmer, 36:48.

26. Dylan Hogue, 37:01 (1st place youth); 27. Landen Showalter, 37:01.5 (2nd place youth); 28. Peter DiCarlo, 37:48; 29. John Pothast, 37:54; 30. Cody Czer-Ransom, 38:20; 31. Cassie Collins, 37:47; 32. James Showalter, 39:44; 33. Eric Mayoral, 40:35; 34. Andrew Arthur, 45:23 (3rd place youth); 35. Chad Arthur, 45:23; 36. Amber Kraxberger-Linson, 45:59; 37. Darrell Kincaid, 50:11; 38. Ethan Hogue, 52:07; 39. Robert Carson, 54:22; 40. Rob Carson, 54:27; 41. Tanner Penrod, 59:18; 42. Will Smith, 1:03:12; 43. Trevor Slaughter, 18:00 (1 lap); 44. Jo Watts, 36:00 (1 lap); 45. Edith Watts, 36:00 (1 lap); 46. Wanda Kincaid, 36:49 (1 lap).

More in Sports

Friday: Oilers make it 4 straight against Miners

The Peninsula Oilers defeated the Mat-Su Miners 5-4 on Friday in Alaska… Continue reading

Mat-Su Miners catcher Blake Balsz forces out Cole Wilson of the Peninsula Oilers on Thursday, June 20, 2024, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Thursday: Oilers take 3rd straight against Miners

The Peninsula Oilers defeated the Mat-Su Miners 2-0 on Thursday in Alaska… Continue reading

Learn to identify the invasive green crab. (Photo provided by NOAA)
Refuge Notebook: Invasive green crab rapid response plan: Just what the doctor ordered

As Alaskans, we all love our coastline. It’s where treasures are found,… Continue reading

Olympic gold medalist Lydia Jacoby waves to the crowd in Seward during her celebratory parade on Thursday, August 5, 2021. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
Lydia Jacoby, after surprise Tokyo Olympic gold, misses out on Paris: ‘It hasn’t quite hit me yet’

Veteran swimmers often describe U.S. Olympic trials as the hardest swim meet in the world

Lars Arneson runs to victory and a new event record in the Kenai River Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Arneson, McCabe win at Bird Ridge

Lars Arneson, a 2009 graduate of Cook Inlet Academy, won the Robert… Continue reading

Wednesday: Oilers take 2nd in a row from Miners

The Peninsula Oilers defeated the Mat-Su Miners 4-3 on Wednesday in Alaska… Continue reading

Wednesday: Eagle River sweeps doubleheader from Twins

Host Eagle River swept a doubleheader from the American Legion Post 20… Continue reading

Nick Varney
Reeling ‘Em In: Hey fishers, keep up with regulations

What is up with brain stems who seem to be incapable of comprehending simple fishing regulations?

Peninsula Oilers catcher Brock Wirthgen congratulates pitcher Mose Hayes after a victory over the Mat-Su Miners on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Tuesday: Oilers topple Miners in home opener in dramatic fashion

Homer’s Hayes starts 4th year with club by winning sudden-death game

Most Read