Crawford, Sorenson take Cycle Series wins

Mike Crawford emerged victorious Thursday evening in the Soldotna Cycle Series 12-kilometer event at the Tsalteshi Trails in Soldotna.

Crawford held off runner-up Brian Beeson by 50 seconds to win the 12K race in 35 minutes, 18 seconds.

Morgan Aldridge won the women’s race in 42:15, beating second-place Jen Showalter by nearly a minute. Aldridge finished eighth overall. The youth winner was Chase Laker in 42:14, good for seventh overall.

In the 6K race, Sorin Sorenson took home the win in 24:04, one minute faster than runner-up Carl Kincaid, while Kristin Morrow won the women’s race in 27:40, third overall. Ollie Dahl was the fastest youth rider in 28:11, fourth overall.

Soldotna Cycle Series #4

Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails

12K — 1. Michael Crawford, 35:18; 2. Brian Beeson, 36:08; 3. Eric Willets, 38:35; 4. Dave Edwards Smith, 39:58; 5. Scott Summers, 40:44; 6. Rob Carson, 42:01; 7. Chase Laker, 42:14; 8. Morgan Aldridge, 42:15; 9. Tyle Owens, 42:17; 10. Jen Showalter, 43:12; 11. Landen Showalter, 45:15; 12. Jamie Nelson, 45:27; 13. Mark Beeson, 46:26; 14. Will Morrow, 46:45; 15. Philip Smith, 47:02; 16. Jack Laker, 47:33; 17. Jen Tabor, 47:34; 18. Cassie Collins, 47:58; 19. Dylan Hogue, 48:38; 20. Mark Forbes, 49:21; 21. John Tabor, 49:36; 22. Peter DiCarlo, 52:28; 23. Dana Cochran, 53:50; 24. Dustin Henkin, 55:11; 25. Darryl Kincaid, 55:52; 26. Ethan Hogue, 58:41.

6K — 1. Sorin Sorenson, 24:04; 2. Carl Kincaid, 25:04; 3. Kristin Morrow, 27:40; 4. Ollie Dahl, 28:11; 5. Jo Shaw, 28:23; 6. Will Smith, 28:54; 7. Julie Laker, 29:25; 8. Jackson Douthit, 29:48; 9. Toli Boutwell, 30:04; 10. Robert Carson, 30:21; 11. Cooper Tallent, 33:03; 12. Mike Tallent, 33:04; 13. Nels Dahl, 37:33; 14. Tor Dahl, 37:33; 15. Kaleb Smith, 38:34; 16. Monte Smith, 42:35; 17. Josh Smith, 42:37; 18. Wanda Kincaid, 45:43; 19. Danielle Smith, 46:40; 20. Rosie Dura, 51:03; 21. Matthew Dura, 51:06.

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