Riders from Woorree Park BMX Club impress during State Series in Kalgoorlie

Derek GoforthGeraldton Guardian
Caro Molloy competing on the weekend.
Camera IconCaro Molloy competing on the weekend. Credit: Mel Cook Photography/Mel Cook Photography

Despite the wet conditions on Sunday morning the Woorree Park BMX Club riders showcased their resilience and skill in the round six State Series held in Kalgoorlie.

The challenging weather did not dampen the spirits of the determined athletes, who delivered impressive performances across various categories.

The weekend kicked off with the Jade McPherson Memorial Friday night racing, setting an exciting tone for the events to follow.

Lochie Taylor delivered a commendable performance, securing a hard-fought second place in the flat pedal pro and a respectable fourth in the superclass men on Sunday.

The youngest rider, Emmerson Barton-Collins, showed great promise by finishing sixth in the eight girls category.

Her big sister, Ashlin Barton-Collins, had a busy and successful day competing in two classes and achieving fourth in the 11 girls and sixth in the cruiser 11-12 girls.

Mike Gallie demonstrated his consistency and prowess, finishing fourth in the 40-44 category and clinching third in the cruiser 40-44 merged class.

Caro Molloy also rode well, securing third in the 40-44 merged and fourth in the cruiser 17-24 merged categories.

Amaney Warren displayed exceptional skill, earning two third places in both the cruiser and 20 categories in the 17-24 merged class.

Axl Gallie faced tough competition in the 14 boys, showcasing his determination throughout the event.

Brent McDonald and Danny McDonald had solid weekends as well. Brent secured fourth place in the masters men and an impressive win in the merged cruiser 40-44.

Danny, despite facing tough competition in the superclass, managed to grab eighth place in the 17-24 category after enduring two tumbles earlier in the races.

The next away racing event is scheduled for July 21 in Mandurah, with local riders gearing up for another round of thrilling competition.

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