Tryon’s Mike Keller raced to a win and a second place (Taylor Funderburke/Action Shots photo)

Racing roundup: Thompson, Keller score wins at Cathey’s Creek

A pair of Tryon residents rode to victories Saturday in dirt bike racing action at Cathey’s Creek MX in Forest City.

Ben Thompson captured top honors in the 85cc Beginner 9-15 class, just ahead of Mill Spring’s Nathan Prince, while Mike Keller won the 50+ class and finished second in 40+.

Mill Spring’s Brilee Stott also had a solid weekend with three second-place finishes.

DIRT BIKES
Carolina Outlaw Series
Round 9
Cathey’s Creek MX
July 25
85cc 12-15
2. Brilee Stott, Mill Spring

85cc Beginner 9-15
1. Ben Thompson, Tryon; 2. Nathan Prince, Mill Spring

SuperMini 12-16
2. Brilee Stott, Mill Spring; 5. Nathan Prince, Mill Spring

40+
2. Mike Keller, Tryon

50+
1. Mike Keller, Tryon

85cc 9-13
2. Brilee Stott, Mill Spring; 6. Ben Thompson, Tryon

Strange’s Ranch Remix
July 26
AM C 2-Stroke Heavy
5. Kyler Scruggs, Columbus

TRACK AND FIELD: Braxton Edwards battled the heat and a talented field in the Cassandra Lockhart Track Invitational, held Sunday at Mountain Island Charter School in Gastonia.

Competing in the 1600-meter run, Edwards won his heat with a time of 5:05.11. That earned him 14th place overall in the event.

DIRT TRACKS: Results from Harris Motor Speedway for July 24-25 were unavailable.

Ben Thompson (Taylor Funderburke/Action Shots photo)
Brilee Stott (Taylor Funderburke/Action Shots photo)
Nathan Prince (Taylor Funderburke/Action Shots photo)