CAROGA LAKE - On a hot, humid night, a field of 135 riders took part in Monster Energy Supercross competition Wednesday at Royal Mountain Ski Area.
Amsterdam's Geoffrey Hoyt picked up the win in the mini quad 51-90cc production class, while Mayfield's Jordan Miller won the mini quad 50cc production class.
Broadalbin's Fred Hansen won the quad amateur class, while Fonda's Tyler Blowers won the mini 80 9- to 11-year-old class.
Fans cheer as Gloversville’s E.J. McAuliffe (234) and Broadalbin’s Andrew Hughes battle for the lead in quad amateur competition at Monster Energy Supercross on Wednesday night at Royal Mountain Ski Area in Caroga Lake. (The Leader-Herald.James A. Ellis)
Blowers also was fourth in the 65cc 7- to 11-year-old class.
Unadilla's Connor Sawyer picked up two class wins Wednesday, claiming victories in the junior mini 9- to 11-year-old and 65cc 7- to 11-year-old classes.
Justin Akin of Schaghticoke also doubled up, winning the open mini 10- to 16-year-old and mini 80 12- to 15-year-old classes.
Other winners included Clifton Park's Gavin Betts (50cc junior stock 4-6), Edmeston's Tyrick Wheeler (50cc senior stock 7-8), Ballston Spa's Mike Bracht (plus-30 expert), Guilford's Shawn Macumber (plus-30 amateur), Schodack's Chris Hoffarth (quad expert), Scotia's Eric Junquera (quad novice), Queensbury's Tyler Jarvis (quad schoolboy 12-15 modified), Whitesboro's Mitch Daugherty (122-open expert), Ravena's Kevin Scarcella (122-open amateur), Saratoga Springs' Scott Nadeau (122-open novice), Glens Falls' Troy Bapp Jr (122-250cc expert), Moriah's Dustin Tesar (122-250cc amateur) and Ballston Spa's Derek Bracht (122-250cc novice).
Several area riders posted top-five finishes Wednesday.
In the 50cc senior stock 7-and-8-year-old class, Gloversville's Ronnie Christman was second and Gloversville's Brandon Hoyt was fifth.
Johnstown's Jason Morrison Jr. was third in the mini quad 51-90cc production class, while Amsterdam's Katharine Hoyt was third in the quad schoolboy 12- to 15-year-old modified class.
In the quad novice class, local riders claimed three of the top-five spots. Broadalbin's Andrew Hughes was second, Gloversville's E.J. McAuliffe was third and Broadalbin's Colby Watras was fifth.
Johnstown's Brandon Handy posted second-place finishes in the 65cc 7- to 11-year-old and junior mini 9- to 11-year-old classes.
Gloversville's Adam Handy was fourth in the 122-open expert class and second in the 122-250cc expert class.
Salisbury Center's Noah Handy was fourth in the open mini 10- to 16-year-old class, while Johnstown's Adryan Pelosi was third in the 122-open amateur class.
Fonda's Jeffrey Fryc was third in the 122-open novice class, Amsterdam's Kaitlyn Phillips was fourth in the mini 80 12-to 15-year-old class and Broadalbin's Kevin Swartz was fifth in the 122-250cc novice class.
Royal Mountain will be back in action next Wednesday. Practice will begin at 7 p.m. with racing set to begin at 8 p.m.
For more information about supercross at Royal Mountain, visit the track's website, www.royalmountain.com.
Monster Energy Supercross
at Royal Mountain Ski Area
50cc Junior Stock (4-6): 1. Gavin Betts (Clifton Park), 2. Mason Haberek (Niverville), 3. Peyton Viger (Gansevoort).
50cc Senior Stock (7-8): 1. Tyrick Wheeler (Edmeston), 2. Ronnie Christman (Gloversville), 3. Andrew Weingarten (Cobleskill), 4. Ashton Krieger (West Sand Lake), 5. Brandon Hoyt (Gloversville).
Mini Quad (51-90cc production): 1. Geoffrey Hoyt (Amsterdam), 2. Mason St. John-Lemery (Queensbury), 3. Jason Morrison Jr. (Johnstown), 4. Philip Viger (Gansevoort).
Mini Quad (50cc production): 1. Jordan Miller (Mayfield), 2. Dareck Graham (Corinth).
Plus-30 Expert: 1. Mike Bracht (Ballston Spa), 2. Matt Dwyer (Esperance).
Plus-30 Amateur: 1. Shawn Macumber (Guilford), 2. Jason Viger (Gansevoort), 3. Jeffery Briscoe (East Greenbush), 4. John Messina (Oneonta),5. Jamie Nimey (Yorkville).
65cc (7-11): 1. Connor Sawyer (Unadilla), 2. Brandon Handy (Johnstown), 3. Kenneth DeRidder (Middle Grove), 4. Tyler Blowers (Fonda), 5. Tyrick Wheeler (Edmeston).
Quad Expert; 1. Chris Hoffarth (Schodack).
Quad Amateur: 1. Fred Hansen (Broadalbin), 2. Michael Gambacorta (Albany).
Quad Novice: 1. Eric Junquera (Scotia), 2. Andrew Hughes (Broadalbin), 3. E.J. McAuliffe (Gloversville), 4. Zach DeSimone (Moriah), 5. Colby Watras (Broadalbin).
Quad Schoolboy (12-15 modified): 1. Tyler Jarvis (Queensbury), 2. Brett Szyper (Rome), 3. Katharine Hoyt (Amsterdam).
122-Open Expert: 1. Mitch Daugherty (Whitesboro), 2. Brian Falzo (Johnsonville), 3. Cody Locci (East Berne), 4. Adam Handy (Gloversville), 5. Troy Bapp Jr. (Glens Falls).
Junior Mini (9-11): 1. Connor Sawyer (Unadilla), 2. Brandon Handy (Johnstown).
Open Mini (10-16): 1. Justin Akin (Schaghticoke), 2. Jeremiah Akey (Duanesburg), 3. Cole Hulbert (Medusa), 4. Noah Handy (Salisbury (Center), 5. Zachary Hume (Burlington Flats).
122-Open Amateur: 1. Kevin Scarcella (Ravena), 2. Dustin Tesar (Moriah), 3. Adryan Pelosi (Johnstown), 4. Kris St. Gelais (Schaghticoke), 5. John Grassia (Schenectady).
122-Open Novice: 1. Scott Nadeau (Saratoga Springs), 2. Derek Bracht), 3. Jeffrey Fryc (Fonda), 4. Dylan Centerbar (Fort Edward), 5. Jacob Church (Greenville).
Mini 80 (9-11): 1. Tyler Blowers (Fonda).
Mini 80 (12-15): 1. Justin Akin (Schaghticoke), 2. Noah Handy (Salisbury Center), 3. Zachary Hume (Burlington Flats), 4. Kaitlyn Phillips (Amsterdam).
122-250cc Expert: 1. Troy Bapp Jr. (Glens Falls), 2. Adam handy (Gloversville), 3. Michael Lawlor (Schodack Landing), 4. Mitch Daugherty (Whitesboro), 5. Joe Vitetta (East Berne).
122-250cc Amateur: 1. Dustin Tesar (Moriah), 2. Frank Hempstead (Westerlo), 3. Kevin Scarcella (Ravena), 4. John Grassia (Schenectady), 5. Valen Garrison (Wallkill).
122-250cc Novice: 1. Derek Bracht (Ballston Spa), 2. Chris Gordon (Ballston Spa), 3. David Sydor (Ballston Spa), 4. Jacob Church (Greenville), 5. Kevin Swartz (Broadalbin).