CAROGA LAKE — A total of 12 area riders picked up wins during supercross competition Wednesday at Royal Mountain Ski Area.
Johnstown’s Kip Simonds, Maxx Miller, Michael Ward and Tom Hogan were among the winners, along with Amsterdam’s Joey Vitalis and Mia Richards.
Also notching victories were Canajoharie’s C.J. Renzi, Fonda’s Charles Rose, Pattersonville’s Eason Baker, Galway’s Trevor Patterson, Gloversville’s Shane Graham and Northville’s Troy Palmer.
Ward swept all four of his motos to win the plus-30 expert and plus-50 open classes.
Renzi was second in the first moto and first in the second moto to win the 122-250 novice class. Renzi also was second in the 122-open novice class.
Rose was second in the first moto and first in the second moto to win the 122-open amateur class, while Vitalis swept both motos to win the pit bike mod class.
Simonds won both motos to win the junior mini 9-to-11-year-old class. Simonds also was fourth in the open mini 10-to-16-year-old class.
Miller was second in the first moto and first in the second moto to win the mini 80 12-to-15-year-old class. Miller also was second in the open mini 10-to-16-year-old class.
Baker swept both motos to win the mini 80 9-to-11-year-old class. Baker also was third in the junior mini 9-to-11-year-old class and second in the mini 60 7-to-11-year-old class.
Patterson was first in the first moto and second in the second moto to earn the win in the open mini 10-to-16-year-old class. Patterson also was fifth in the 122-250 amateur class and third in the schoolboy class.
Graham swept both motos to win the pit bike class. while Hogan was second in the first moto and first in the second moto to win the plus-40 amateur class.
Palmer was second in the first moto and first in the second moto to win the quad amateur class, while Richards swept both motos to win the quad schoolboy/girl class.
In addition to Ward, one other rider picked up wins in multiple classes.
Clifton Park’s Gavin Betts won the 122-250 amateur and schoolboy classes.
Other winners included Salem’s Zachary Johnson (122-open novice), Ravena’s Nicholas Touzin (122-125 two-stroke), Accord’s Cole VanGorder (50cc open/E-bike 4-8), Selkirk’s Shawn Flansburg Jr. (50cc 4-6), Ryder Cornelius of Easthampton, Mass. (50cc/E-bike 7-8), East Berne’s Finn Smith (mini 60 7-11), Ryelee David (mini quad 50cc), Frankfort’s Savanah Symonds (mini quad 51-90cc), Greenwich’s Ryan Gillis (plus-30 amateur), Westerlo’s Preston Young (quad expert), Ballston Spa’s Cody Milanese (quad novice), Queensbury’s Becka Broe (women 85-250cc) and Kyle Bushee of Arlington, Vt. (122-open expert).
Several area riders posted top-five finishes in their respective classes Wednesday.
Johnstown’s Brett Unser was second in the 122-125 two-stroke class and second in the 122-250 amateur class, while Gloversville’s Anthony Attigliato was fourth in the 122-250 amateur class.
In the mini quad 51-90cc class, Mayfield’s Chloe VanNostrand was second, Fort Plain’s Kayden Trumbull was third and Fultonville’s Ava Cary was fifth.
Amsterdam’s Maverick Manzer was second in the 50cc 4-to-6-year-old class, Gloversville’s Connor Hallenbeck was fifth in the 50cc/E-bike 7-and-8-year-old class and Johnstown’s Sean Smith Jr. was fourth in the mini 60 7-to-11-year-old class.
In the pit bike mod class, Johnstown’s Matthew Burlett was third and Amsterdam’s Ryan Brown was fourth.
In the plus-30 amateur class, Pattersonville’s Mike Baker was second and Johnstown’s Sean Smith was fourth. Baker was second in the plus-40 amateur class.
Amsterdam’s Justin Richards was second in the quad amateur class.
In the quad novice class, Northville’s Joshua Bedell was second and Mayfield’s Zachary VanNostrand was fifth.
Fultonville’s Kendra Cary was second in the quad schoolboy/girl class, while Mayfield’s Chloe VanNostrand was third.
Johnstown’s Hayden Zelich was fourth in the 122-open amateur class, Fort Plain’s Brody Zelezny was second in the 122-open expert class and Johnstown’s Bradley Russo was third in the 50cc open/E-bike 4-to-8-year-old class. Russo also was fourth in the 50cc/E-bike 7-and-8-year-old class.
There were a total of 222 entries for Wednesday’s event.