Pothast, Brennan top Salmon Cycle Series #7

  • By Staff Report
  • Saturday, August 23, 2014 10:09pm
  • Sports

John-Mark Pothast and Angie Brennan were the top riders at Salmon Cycle Series #7 on Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails.

The series progresses in difficulty, and this week’s course fit that bill, traveling up the big hills on the Goat and Bear loops. The trail was about 7.2 miles.

Pothast won by finishing in 31 minutes, 32 seconds, while Tony Eskelin was second at 31:57 and Tanner Best was third at 33:07.

Brennan led all the women by crossing the line at 37:10, while Jen Tabor was next at 42:03 and Laura Mohorcich was third at 42:37.

The Salmon Cycle Series continues Thursday at 6 p.m. at Tsalteshi Trails. Races are $5 each, or free for Tsalteshi Trails Association members. There is no online registration. Just pay before the race.

Salmon Cycle Series #7

at Tsalteshi Trails

1. John-Mark Pothast, 31 minutes, 32 seconds; 2. Tony Eskelin, 31:57; 3. Tanner Best, 33:07; 4. Brian Beeson, 35:16; 5. John Mohorcich, 35:43; 6. Peter DiCarlo, 36:46; 7. Ryan Nelson, 36:52; 8. John Pothast, 37:02; 9. Angie Brennan (1st women’s), 37:10; 10. Scott Huff, 38:52; 11. Will Morrow, 39:02; 12. Cole Nelson, 39:07; 13. Alan Holt, 39:13; 14. Kevin Lauver, 41:20; 15. John Tabor, 41:55; 16. Jen Tabor (2nd women’s), 42:03; 17. Laura Mohorcich (3rd women’s), 42:37; 18. Jack Maryott, 43:42; 19. Tyle Owens, 45:53; 20. Sheryl Nelson, 46:19; 21. Simone Owens, 46:50; 22. Dylan Hogue, 54:02; 23. Doug Hogue, 54:03; 24. Landen Showalter, 1:10:15; 25. Jen Showalter, 1:10:15.

DNF — Rob Carson.

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