The N.E. B.C and Yukon Trackers welcomed the Sturgeon Sting to Fort St. John on Saturday. The Trackers won the game 4-2 and improved their record to 4-3-1.The Trackers got off to a quick start and led 2-0 after 20 minutes. Sturgeon battled back to claw into the deficit, however N.E. B.C. restored their two goal lead 1:04 later. They’d take a 4-1 advantage heading into the third.The Sting rounded out the scoring shortly after the midway point of the third.- Advertisement -Scoring for the Trackers were Gary Loewen, Joel Bourgeois, Geoffrey Dick, and Robert Young.The team currently sits in top spot in the Bear Slashing Division.
In the Fort Motors A class, Prince George’s Stephen Ford took first place in the three-boat field, as Runnin’ Loose motored along the course on the Peace and Pine Rivers in a time of 1:47:35. Tim Grebor from Grande Prairie finished third in that class, notching a time of 2:08:54.Finally, Nathan McLeod from Little Smoky, Alberta took top spot in the Compass Services FX class, finishing the race in 1:52:52. TAYLOR, B.C. – Grimshaw’s Chad Burns was the fastest overall racer and first place winner in the Dakota Contracting Ltd. Taylor Flats 200 Unlimited class this year.Burns piloted his boat Bad Habit to complete the six legs of the 200-mile race on Saturday and Sunday in a time of 1:21:20.Fort St. John resident Gord Humphrey finished fourth among Unlimited class racers, piloting Unnatural Disaster in a time of 1:49:11. Humphrey was beset by penalties on the first, second, fifth, and sixth legs of the race.- Advertisement -Clayton and Trapper Wolsey, also from Fort St. John, finished fourth and sixth respectively in the Inland Kenworth CX class.Clayton and his boat Dirty Harry notched a time of 1:46:41, which was 23 seconds slower than third place finisher Brian Freeland and less than four minutes behind first-in-class Jeremy Hand from Peace River, Alberta.Trapper Wolsey meanwhile finished in a time of 1:49:33 at the wheel of Leroy.Advertisement