Santa Cruz resident Kim Sperling [Red Racing] placed third in the women’s pro Cat 1/2 open division at Foothill College’s Learning Curve Bike Circuit Race and was just one of three Santa Cruz County riders to finish in the top five of any division on Sunday.

Sperling was third behind winner Kate Finegan [Building Champion Squad] and runner-up Ellen Anderson [Touchstone Climbing] of San Francisco.

The other county riders who placed in the top five of  their divisions were Michelle Heaton [Sycomp Racing] took fourth in the women’s Cat 3 open division and Steven Sperling [unattached] took fifth in the men’s Cat 3 open division.

Results included in this report are from USACycling.com.

— Christina Gullickson, on Twitter @CGullTweets