Sports Briefs, July 17, 2010
Fruita’s Sears places eighth at
National Downhill Championships
Noah Sears placed eighth in the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Downhill Championships on Saturday in Granby.
The 27-year-old from Fruita finished his time-trial run in 2 minutes, 49.89 seconds in the Men’s Category 1 age 25-29 division. The winner finished in 2:40.28.
Blake Treadway of Grand Junction took 10th place in the Downhill Men’s Category 1 age 30-34 division in 2:58.76. Aaron Braggs of Moab finished second in the Downhill Men’s Category 1 age 35-39 division in 2:47.33. The winner finished in 2:45.85.
Roy Kemp of Grand Junction competed in the Cross-country race and placed 11th in the Men’s Category 2 age 45-49 division. Drake Urigen of Fruita competed in the Men’s Category 1 age 17-18 division, but did not finish.