Colter Young wins 3 stages

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Colter Young made it 3 stage wins, overall, in a row for the Blizzard Bike Club’s 8 Stage Spring Stage race. He leads the under 19 group with 15 points.
   

Blaine Richter leads the Senior Menís category with 10 points and Pat Ferris and Geoff MacDonald are second with 8 points each. Peter King is third with 7 points.
   

Barb Polehoykie leads the Womenís with 14,  Kathryn Fairweather second at 8 and Marie Young third at 6 points.
   

Colter Young easily won Stage 1ís 16 km Baldonnel time trial, Thursday night, with a fast 24:52. Pat Ferris was second at 27:12, Peter King third at 27:30, Sandy McDonald 4th at 28:24 and Bob Andrews 5th at 28:30.
   

Other times were Les Elliott 28:44, Dean Lowry 30:07, Darren Guliov 30:34, Rod Lewis 31:03, Barb Polehoykie 31:33, Owen Giebelhaus 33:23 and Russ Wilson 34:25.
   

Colter was a repeat winner on the tough Beatton River hill climb with a with a 21:53 ride off the front effort. Blaine Richter was second at 22:34 and Geoff MacDonald third at 23:32.
   

Other hill climb times were Kent Pedersen 24:38, Pat Ferris 25:14, Bob Andrews 25:47, Barb Polehoykie 26:32, Ken Perry 26:33, Eric Lowry 26:53, Kendra Young 27:36, Kathryn Fairweather 27:54, Dean Lowry 28:41, Marie Young 28:57, Frances Plum 30:30, Owen Giebelhaus 30:53 and Ken Nix 31:53.
   

Colter Young won the 30 km Beatton Park road race by pulling away from Blaine Richter and Geoff MacDonald on the gun range hill for the lone win at 51:26 minutes. Blaine Richter was second at 51:56 and Geoff MacDonald third at 52:33.
   

Peter King was 4th at 57:18, Kent Pedersen 58:31, Pat Ferris 1:00:10, Les Elliott and Jake Elliott 1:01:17, Darren Guliov 1:03:16, Barb Polehoykie 1:04:36, Ken Perry 1:06:47, Kathryn Fairweather 1:12:59, Owen Giebelhaus 1:23:36.
   

Rod Lewis won the 24 k one lap event at 43:26. Francis Plum was second at 49:49, Marie Young third at 52:43 and Larry Joice 4th at 1:06:10.
   

Saturday stage at Beatton Park at 1 and Sunday Beatton-Montney loop at 1 from Humpty’s.
 

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