Aptos resident Larry Hibbard [Family Cycling Center] won his division in the Central Coast Cyclocross Series’ cross country mountain bike race by almost five minutes Sunday.
Hibbard sped over the Fort Ord course, completing six laps in 1 hour, 57 minutes, 3 seconds to dominate the men’s Cat 1 45-54 age division. Salinas’ Courtney Grossman placed second [2:02:02] and Los Gatos’ Joe Fabris was third [2:04:04].
And Hibbard wasn’t the only rider from Santa Cruz County to land atop the podium. Other winners from the area were as follows: Santa Cruz’s Loren Gregg in the women’s pro division [six laps, 2:14:48] as the only entrant, Felton’s Kim Midstokke in the men’s Cat 2 35-44 age division [five laps, 1:35:46], Ben Lomond’s Gerry Hatcher in the men’s Cat 2 45-54 age division [five laps, 1:41:36], Scotts Valley’s Scott Martin in the men’s Cat 22 55-plus age division [five laps, 1:48:36], Aptos’ Lomeli Everardo in the men’s Cat 3 35-44 age division [three laps, 1:02:48], and Aptos’ Dan Russ in the men’s Cat 3 55-plus age division [three laps, 1:07:20].
This was the fifth race of the season. The next event is scheduled for June 24 at Fort Ord.
Results included in this report are from the CCCX website.
– Christina Gullickson, on Twitter @CGullTweets