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Local motocross riders honoured at ceremony

From left to right we have Andrew Kennedy, Steven Holland, Ty Calcutt, Joey Parkes, Austin Fagan, Shawn Andersen, Brandt Rice, and Gregg Stephen and the Terrace Motocross Association annual awards ceremony earlier this year.   - CONTRIBUTED
From left to right we have Andrew Kennedy, Steven Holland, Ty Calcutt, Joey Parkes, Austin Fagan, Shawn Andersen, Brandt Rice, and Gregg Stephen and the Terrace Motocross Association annual awards ceremony earlier this year.
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The Terrace Motocross Association (TMXA) held their annual awards ceremony this year at the Terrace Curling Club on Jan. 5, in conjunction with the first 2013 Televised Supercross Event. Approximately 40 members attended the event.

The club recognized many area local riders who ended up with top points in  their respective divisions in the British Columbia Motocross Association 2012 Provincial Race Series, including the Overall BC Points Leader Ty Calcutt who won a $1,000 Race Engine package from Valley Speed Machine Shop for his efforts.

Here are the results:

Hi Points Champions for overall BCMA:

Overall Champion: Ty Calcutt (2057 points). 85cc (12-16 year old): Joey Parkes, 3rd place (505 points). Schoolboy: Jesse Lanterman, 2nd Place (407 points). Intermediate MX1: Andrew Kennedy, 2nd Place (548 points). Beginner MX1: Gregg Stephen, 1st Place (275 points). Junior MX1: Ty Calcutt, 1st Place (775 points). Junior MX3: Ty Calcutt, 1st Place (854 points). Junior B: Brandt Rice, 1st Place(558 points); Evan Pinto, 2nd Place (466 points). Plus 25: Aaron Croot, 1st Place (182 points); Craig Kendall, 2nd Place (169 points); Steven Holland, 3rd Place (113 points).

In the BC North Division:

50cc (7-8 year old): Shawn Andersen, 5th Place; Connor McCarron, 6th Place. 85cc (12-16 year old): Joey Parkes, 2nd Place. Schoolboy: Jesse Lanterman, 2nd Place. Beginner MX1: Gregg Stephen, 1st Place. Int. MX1: Andrew Kennedy, 1st Place. Int. MX3: Sheldon Smaha, 3rd Place. Jr MX1: Ty Calcutt, 1st Place. Jr MX3: Ty Calcutt, 1st Place. Jr B: Brandt Rice, 1st Place; Evan Pinto, 2nd Place. Youth: Andrew Kennedy, 1st Place. Plus 25: Aaron Croot, 1st Place; Craig Kendall, 2nd Place; Steven Holland, 3rd Place. Plus 40: Earl Houlden 4th Place (Club President)

The BCMA had previously hosted the 2012 Annual Awards Ceremony in Prince George where these TMXA riders had already been acknowledged.

The 2013 BCMA series starts up again in April.

Terrace’s first race, a national qualifier, is May 11 and 12.

 

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