Tryon’s Jayce Edwards soars while racing at Cathey’s Creek MX (Taylor Funderburke/Action Shots photo)

Racing roundup: Edwards back at home after accident

Polk County Middle School student Jayce Edwards is back at home and recuperating after an accident Saturday at Muddy Creek Raceway in Blountville, Tenn.

Edwards was injured while competing in the 85cc 9-13 race, landing head-first in a jump on the track. The impact knocked Edwards unconscious, and he was transported from the track to Johnson City Medical Center.

Family members said an MRI and other tests revealed no broken bones or other injuries, and Edwards was released from the hospital on Tuesday.

DIRT BIKES
Hot Summer Nights Series

Muddy Creek Raceway
August 22
50+
3. Mike Keller, Tryon

Unlimited C
5. Corey Thompson, Tryon

85cc 9-13
9. Ben Thompson, Tryon; 20. Jayce Edwards, Tryon

85cc D Beginner 9-15
1. Ben Thompson, Tryon

250 C
11. Corey Thompson, Tryon

125cc 2 stroke
13. Clayton Sain, Tryon

40+
2. Mike Keller, Tryon

DIRT TRACK
Friday Night Racing
Travelers Rest Speedway
August 21
Thunder Bomber Heat 1
5. Bailey Hipp, Tryon; 11. Mattison Hoots, Columbus

Thunder Bomber Future Qualifying
1. Blayde Edwards, Tryon

Limited Sportsman Qualifying
5. Josh Hoots, Columbus

SECA Crate Sportsman Qualifying
2. Jake Jackson, Rutherfordton (PCHS student)

Thunder Bomber A Feature
2. Bailey Hipp, Tryon; 10. Mattison Hoots, Columbus

Thunder Bomber Future A Feature
2. Blayde Edwards, Tryon

Limited Sportsman A Feature
2. Josh Hoots, Columbus

SECA Crate Sportsman A Feature
4. Jake Jackson, Rutherfordton (PCHS student)