Owens, Aldridge win cycle series week #6

Soldotna’s Tyle Owens cruised to his fourth victory in six races at Thursday’s Soldotna Cycle Series race No. 6, winning the 12-kilometer race with a time of 31 minutes, 20 seconds. Owens topped second-place Brian Beeson by just over a minute (32:24) and third-place Dave Edwards-Smith by more than two minutes (33:45).

Sterling’s Morgan Aldridge kept her perfect streak alive with a sixth straight women’s 12K win, placing her fifth overall in the field with a time of 35:03. Aldridge bested women’s runner-up Jen Showalter (39:54) by almost five minutes.

Landen Showalter was the top youth rider in 10th overall with a time of 39:18.

In the 6K race, Ollie Dahl took home the victory with a time of 19:45, beating Brady Baeten (20:16) by 31 seconds. Briana Baeten won the women’s 6K race in 21:16.

Soldotna Cycle Series race #6

Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails

12K — 1. Tyle Owens, 31:20; 2. Brian Beeson, 32:24; 3. Dave Edwards-Smith, 33:45; 4. Eric Willets, 33:59; 5. Morgan Aldridge, 35:03; 6. Scott Jackson, 36:32; 7. John Pothast 36:35; 8. Jamie Nelson, 37:08; 9. Kevin Lauver, 37:40; 10. Landen Showalter (1st youth), 39:18; 11. Dustin Henkin, 39:22; 12. Joel Todd, 39:23; 13. Mark Beeson, 39:29; 14. Jen Showalter, 39:54; 15. Sean Raften, 40:27; 16. Jeff McDonald, 40:36; 17. Mark Forbes, 41:28; 18. Carl Thompson, 41:41; 19. Dylan Hogue, 41:51; 20. C.O. Rudstrom, 41:52; 21. Will Morrow, 41:59; 22. Melissa Smith, 41:59; 23. Dana McDonald, 44:14; 24. John Tabor, 44:46; 25. Erick Mayoral, 45:33; 26. Ryan Nelson, 45:41; 27. Rob Carson, 49:17; 28. Tor Dahl, 50:18; 29. Will Smith, 52:08; 30. Darrell Kincaid, 52:20; 31. Madison McDonald, 52:48; 32. Robert Carson, 54:35.

6K — 1. Ollie Dahl, 19:45; 2. Brady Baeten, 20:16; 3. Briana Baeten, 21:16; 4. Ethan Hogue, 21:16; 5. Jim Campbell, 22:23; 6. Jo Shaw, 23:36; 7. Cody Tunks, 23:45; 8. Keenan Young, 25:01; 9. Audrey McDonald, 25:32; 10. Eric Johnson, 26:02; 11. Harold Reidstrom, 26:29; 12. Julia Henkin, 26:46; 13. Leif Johnson, 26:51; 14. Nels Dahl, 28:17; 15. Lucia Carson, 28:52; 16. Nathan White, 29:28; 17. Sheila Margaret Pothast, 29:36; 18. Nathan Powell, 30:12; 19. Vance Johnson, 1:01:00; 20. Lauri Lingafelt, DNF; 21. Carrie Wawrzyk, DNF; 22. Laura Gerber, DNF.

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