Pratt and Simpson capture national BMX titles

Cody Pratt and Molly Simpson of the Red Deer BMX Club captured national titles during the Canadian championship last weekend at St. Albert.

Cody Pratt and Molly Simpson of the Red Deer BMX Club captured national titles during the Canadian championship last weekend at St. Albert.

Pratt struck gold in the 15-16 year-old male cruiser event and also finished fourth in the 15-year-old division, while Simpson was victorious in the 11-year-old female class.

Chase Harrison was runner-up to Pratt in the cruiser event, while Halle Graham (nine-year-old female) and Sarah Stahl (14-year-old female) also placed second in their respective divisions.

William Welikoklad was third and Ryder Graham seventh in the 10-year-old male class, Peter Snape was fourth in the 45-plus male cruiser, Eric Hunter and Shayne Hall placed fifth and eighth, respectively, among the seven-year-old male riders, Ryan Raymont and Nickolas Nugent were sixth and eighth in the eight-year-old male division and Evan Stahl was sixth in the 11-year-old male class.

The Red Deer BMX Club will host Alberta provincial series races 5 and 6 this weekend. The races start at 11 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday.