The 1st Annual Belikin Western Spirit “King of the Hills” cycle race (15 laps) was held on Sunday, August 18, in San Ignacio, and it was the host team’s Geovanni Choto, 2012 Cross Country Champion, taking the top honors in this one. Here are the race results in the different categories.
Open Category Top 10: 1st place – Geovanni Choto (Belikin Western Spirit); 2nd Delon Gentle (Becol Uprising); 3rd Geovanni Lovell (Telemedia Cycling); 4th Nissan Arana (Depredadores); 5th Donizetti Vasquez (Depredadores); 6th Daniel Choto (Belikin Western Spirit); 7th Walter Silva (Salvador); 8th Henry Moreria (Unattached); 9th Shane Vasquez (Belikin Western Spirit); 10th Peter Choto (Belikin Western Spirit).
Junior Category: 1st place – Delone Gentle (Becol Uprising); 2nd Geovanni Lovell (Telemedia Cycling); 3rd Oscar Quiroz (Xibalban); 4th Zahir Figueroa (Becol Uprising); 5th Joslyn Chavarria, Jr. (Unattached); 6th Philip Mencias (Capital Jewel Cycling); 7th Adrian Aleman (Capital Jewel Cycling).
Masters: 1st place – Kenroy “Smokes” Gladden (Unattached); 2nd Jose Choto (Belikin Western Spirit); 3rd Liam Stuart (M&M Engineering); 4th David Balam (Depredadores); 5th Julio Tzul (Depredadores).
Novice: 1st place – Richard Williams; 2nd Derrick Chavarria; 3rd Tyler Terry; 4th Paulita Chavarria; 5th Dale Flowers.
Beach Cruiser: 1st place – Albert McDonald; 2nd Alfonso Diaz; 3rd Dennis August.
(Information courtesy of Leticia Westby)