CAROGA LAKE - A field of 156 riders attended the third week of Monster Energy Supercross competition at Royal Mountain Ski Area on?Wednesday.
Amsterdam's Geoffrey Hoyt won the mini quad 51-50cc production class, while Mayfield's Jordan Miller won the mini quad 50cc production class.
Johnstown's Brandon Handy won the 65cc 7- to 11-year-old class, while Broadalbin's Colby Watras won the quad novice class.
Jeff Clark kicks his bike out during the opening moto for the 122-250cc expert division during Monster Energy Drink Supercross competition Wednesday night at Royal Mountain Ski Area in Caroga Lake. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)
Handy also placed second in the junior mini 9- to 11-year-old class.
Whitesboro's Mitch Dougherty won two classes Wednesday, claiming victory in the 122-250cc expert and 122-open expert classes.
Also winning two classes were Catskill's Daniel Pilatich and Brodie O'Dell of Pownal, Vt.
O'Dell won the mini-80 9- to 11-year-old and junior mini 9- to 11-year-old classes, while Catskill's Daniel Pilatich won mini-80 12- to 15-year-old and open mini 10- to 16-year-old classes.
Other winners included Lake Katrine's Jerry Defelicis (50cc junior stock 4-6), Edmeston's Tyrick Wheeler (50cc senior stock 7-8), Catskill's Daniel Pilatich (mini 80 12-15), Greenville's Jacob Church (122-open novice), Esperance's Matt Dwyer (plus-30 expert), Gansevoort's Jason Viger (plus-30 amateur), Queensbury's Tyler Jarvis (quad schoolboy 12-15 modified), Westmoreland's Preston Young (quad expert) and Herkimer's Dalton Rowan (quad amateur).
Several local riders posted top-five finishes.
In the 50cc senior stock 7- and 8-year-old class, Gloversville's Ronnie Christman was third and Gloversville's Brandon Hoyt was fifth.
Johnstown's Jason Morrison Jr. (mini quad 51-90cc production) was third, while Fonda's Tyler Blowers (mini 80 9-11) and Salisbury Center's Noah Handy (mini 80 12-15) each posted second-place finishes. Blowers also was third in the 65cc 7- to 11-year-old class. Noah Handy also was fifth in the open mini 10- to 16-year-old class.
In the 122-250cc expert class, Gloversville's Adam Handy was third and Johnstown's Phil Manchester was fifth.
Adryan Pelosi was fourth in the 122-open amateur class, Gloversville's Michael Buanno III was fourth in the 122-250cc amateur class and Mayfield's B.J. Smith was fourth in the 122-open expert class.
In the plus-30 expert class, Fonda's Clayton Blowers was second and Johnstown's Jason Morrison was fifth.
Gloversville's E.J. McAuliffe was third in the quad novice class, while Amsterdam's Katharine Hoyt was second in the quad schoolboy 12- to 15-year-old class.
Royal Mountain will be back in action this weekend with Monster Motocross events Saturday and Sunday.
Signup for both days of racing is 7 to 9 a.m. Practice will start at 8:30 a.m. on both days. Racing is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. both days.
Both races are AMA-sanctioned events and the third and fourth legs of a six-race series. The series concludes with events July 15 and Aug. 12.
A turnout of more than 400 bikes and quads are expected for the two-day event, according to a news release.
For more information on Royal Mountain, visit its website, www.royalmountain.com.
Monster Energy Supercross
at Royal Mountain Ski Area
50cc Junior Stock (4-6): 1. Jerry Defelicis (Lake Katrine), 2. Gavin Betts (Clifton Park), 3. Peyton Viger (Gansevoort), 4. Kaden Butts (New Berlin), 5. Mason Haberek (Niverville).
50cc Senior Stock (7-8): 1. Tyrick Wheeler (Edmeston), 2. Chad Forstell (Scotia), 3. Ronnie Christman (Gloversville), 4. Ashton Krieger (West Sand Lake), 5. Brandon Hoyt (Gloversville).
Mini Quad (51-90cc production): 1. Geoffrey Hoyt (Amsterdam), 2. Philip Viger (Gansevoort), 3. Jason Morrison Jr. (Johnstown), 4. Mason St. John-Lemery (Queensbury).
Mini Quad (50cc production): 1. Jordan Miller (Mayfield), 2. Dareck Graham (Corinth).
Mini 80 (9-11): 1. Brodie O'Dell (Pownal, Vt.), 2. Tyler Blowers (Fonda).
Mini 80 (12-15): 1. Daniel Pilatich (Catskill), 2. Noah Handy (Salisbury Center), 3. Zachary Hume (Burlington Flats).
122-250cc Expert: 1. Mitch Dougherty (Whitesboro), 2. Jeff Clark (Ballston Lake), 3. Adam Handy (Gloversville), 4. Joe Vitetta (East Berne), 5. Phil Manchester (Johnstown).
122-250cc Novice: 1. Derek Bracht (Ballston Spa), 2. Jacob Church (Greenville), 3. Jack Mulyca (Caroga Lake), 4. Dylan Centerbar (Fort Edward), 5. Cody Wolfe (Coxsackie).
65cc (7-11): 1. Brandon Handy (Johnstown), 2. Connor Sawyer (Unadilla), 3. Tyler Blowers (Fonda), 4. Tyrick Wheeler (Edmeston), 5. Kyler Butts (New Berlin).
122-Open Expert: 1. Mitch Dougherty (Whitesboro), 2. Daren Ogden (Fort Edward), 3. Jeff Clark (Ballston Lake), 4. B.J. Smith (Mayfield), 5. Cody Locci (East Berne).
122-Open Amateur: 1. Kevin Scarcella (Ravena), 2. Frank Hempstead III (Westerlo), 3. Ryan West (Ballston Spa), 4. Adryan Pelosi (Johnstown), 5. Garrett Bloomer (Ballston Lake).
122-Open Novice: 1. Jacob Church (Greenville), 2. Scott Nadeau (Saratoga Springs), 3. Dylan Centerbar (Fort Edward), 4. Cody Wolfe (Coxsackie), 5. Derek Bracht (Ballston Spa).
Plus-30 Expert: 1. Matt Dwyer (Esperance), 2. Clayton Blowers (Fonda), 3. Rich Winchell (Schuylerville), 4. Mike Bracht (Ballston Spa), 5. Jason Morrison (Johnstown).
Plus-30 Amateur: 1. Jason Viger (Gansevoort), 2. Shawn Macumber (Guilford), 3. Edward Nadeau (Saratoga Springs), 4. Bob Griffin (Altamont), 5. Jeffery Briscoe (East Greenbush).
Junior Mini (9-11): 1. Brodie O'Dell (Pownal, Vt.), 2. Brandon Handy (Johnstown), 3. Connor Sawyer (Unadilla).
Open Mini (10-16): 1. Daniel Pilatich (Catskill), 2. Matthew Shields (Saugerties), 3. Jeremiah Kutey (Duanesburg), 4. Cole Hulbert (Medusa), 5. Noah Handy (Salisbury Center).
Quad Novice: 1. Colby Watras (Broadalbin), 2. Eric Junquera (Scotia), 3. E.J. McAuliffe (Gloversville), 4. Todd Jones (Palenville), 5. Brady Schuyler (Cobleskill).
Quad Schoolboy (12-15 modified): 1. Tyler Jarvis (Queensbury), 2. Katharine Hoyt (Amsterdam), 3. Hannah Liebmann (Schuylerville).
Quad Expert: 1. Preston Young (Westmoreland), 2. Chris Hoffarth (Schodack).
Quad Amateur: 1. Dalton Rowan (Herkimer), 2. Michael Gambacorta (Albany), 3. Timothy Cullum (East Greenbush), 4. Ian Liebmann (Schuylerville).