BMX riders vie for top spots at state event

  • Wed Sep 27th, 2017 1:30am
  • Sports

Battling BMX foes and the 100-degree heat, several local riders earned top spots at a Washington State BMX Championship race at the Columbia Basin BMX Track in Richland, Wa., Sept. 2-3. Sequim’s own Taylor Coleman took first in the 13 girls division and third in the 13-14 girls category. Sequim’s Joseph Pinnell was fifth in the 13 intermediate division while Zach Pinnell took eighth in the 11 intermediate cruiser group. From Port Angeles, Anthony Jones was first in the 9 intermediates; Jaiden Albin placed first in 15 intermediate; Brian Belbin took third in 10 intermediate; Max Ray-Frankforth finished third in 11 novice; George Williams raced to third place in 61-and-over cruiser; Josh Garrett took fourth in 13 intermediate; Cory Cooke was fourth in 17-18 expert, and Justin Garrett was sixth in 10 novice. Pictured, from left, are Josh Garrett, Jones, Ray-Frankforth, Coleman, Zach and Joseph Pinnell, Justin Garrett, Belbin, Cooke and Williams.