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Watsonville cyclist Andy Jacques-Maynes won the muddy elite division of the Central Coast Cyclocross Series race No. 6 at Manzanita Park in Prunedale as a storm moved through the area on Sunday.

Jacques-Maynes [Cal Giant/Specialized] finished eight laps in the elite men’s Cat 1/2/3/4 race in 51 minutes, 58 seconds. Millbrae’s Keith Hillier took second [Marc.Pro-strava] in 53:39, and Julian Gomez-Villafane [Ibis Buy-cell.com] took third in 54:02.

Also from Santa Cruz County, Bonny Doon’s Justin Robinson [Cal Giant] won the master men’s 35-plus “A” Cat 1/2/3/4 division, going seven laps in 45:42.; Santa Cruz’s Natasha Perry [Bicycle blue book/HRS/Rocklobster] won the master women’s 35-plus “all” division, going six laps in 53:14; Soquel’s Miles Wadsworth [Family Cycling Center] won the master men’s 45-plus “B” 2/3/4 division, going seven laps in 52:46; and Santa Cruz’s Chance Tiner [SCJC] won the junior men’s 15-18 division as the only entrant, going five laps in 40:46.

The next series race, which doubles as the USA Cycling/Northern California Nevada Cycling Association District Championships, is scheduled for Dec. 30 at Manzanita Park.

Information in this report is from the CCCX website. Photos of the mud and action can be found here.

From left, Sarah Meyer, 31 of Santa Cruz, was third in the She.is.Beautiful 5-kilometer race in 18:44; Nikia Brautovich, 21 of Aptos, was second in 18:36; and Monica Jo Nicholson, 30 of Prunedale, won the 5-kilometer race in 17:53. (Nick Brautovich/Contributed)

Santa Cruz Sentinel reader Nick Brautovich sent in this photo of the top three finishers of the She.Is.Beautiful 5-kilometer race in Santa Cruz on Sunday.

Prunedale’s Monica Jo Nicholson won [17:53], Aptos’ Nikia Brautovich was second [18:36] and Santa Cruz’s Sarah Meyer placed third to fill out to podium.

My colleagues over on the sports desk also did a write-up for the main race.

– Christina Gullickson, on Twitter at CGullTweets

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