Local riders fare well at home races


There were a number of podium finishes for local riders at the Superior Dirt Riders’ doubleheader held Saturday and Sunday at the Emo Motocross Course.
It was the tour’s lone stop in Rainy River District this year.
Landon Flinders of Fort Frances was strong in topping the 85cc age seven-11 category both Saturday and Sunday.
He was also third in the Super Mini class on Sunday.
Dylan Tessier of Devlin claimed top spot in the MX3 beginner class both Saturday and Sunday and was third in the Shoolboy division on Saturday.
Trevor Croswell of Emo was first in the Vet 40+ division Sunday and third on Saturday, while also placing sixth in the MX3 Open division both days.
Cole Kreger (Emo) nabbed first in the Schoolboy division Sunday and second on Saturday.
He also won the MX3 Open division on Saturday while taking fourth on Sunday.
Dawson Pollard of the Fort placed third in the 85cc age 12-16 division on Sunday and was fourth on Saturday.
Blake Kreger of Emo was second in the same division on Saturday while taking fourth spot on Sunday.
He also wound up sixth in the Super Mini category on Sunday.
Alex Kreger of Emo was third in the 85cc age seven-11 division on Saturday while also taking fourth in the age 12-16 race that same day.
He then finished fifth in the 85cc age 12-16 division on Sunday.
Ozzy Hanson of the Fort was fourth in the 85cc age seven-11 race while Kali Tessier of Devlin was sixth on Saturday.
Hanson also finished fifth in the same race on Sunday.
Kali Tessier wound up sixth in the 65cc PeeWee age seven-11 category on Saturday and eighth on Sunday while also finishing sixth in the Ladies overall category both days.
She also finished seventh in the 85cc age seven-11 race on Sunday.
In the Super Mini race Saturday, Blake Kreger was fourth while Flinders nabbed fifth spot.
Aiden McTavish of Devlin, meanwhile, was 10th in both Saturday’s and Sunday’s 65cc PeeWee age seven-11 races.
The Superior Dirt Riders’ next race is slated for July 6 in Kakabeka Falls.
The six-race season then will conclude with another stop in Kakabeka Falls on Aug. 10 before wrapping up in Atikokan on Sept. 28.