Major victories in final round of championships
It was a massive weekend of motocross as Broome Motocross Club hosted the seventh and final round of the North West Championships last Saturday and Sunday.
Hedland’s Taiha Browne took out the 90cc junior quads competition, in the under-16s 200cc-250cc junior quads Dylan Case was victorious, while the senior quads open event was won by Shaun Barry.
Broome’s Troy Gibson claimed the senior quads over 35s competition and there was also a local victory in the 50cc auto competition for 7-9s, with Scarlett Griffin registering a win against Karratha’s Lachlan Poulson and Newman’s Jhett Donald.
Karratha’s Kai Pratt took out the 7-9s 65cc ride and in the 10-12s bracket, Lincoln Heil, of Broome, led the way followed by Hedland’s Ethan Semark and Newman’s Jeremy Samwell.
The 16s semi-pro two wheels competition was taken out by crowd favourite Jono Squires, of Hedland, ahead of second placegetter Ryan Odiam, of Karratha.
Darren Hansen, of Tom Price, won the senior two wheel veterans category ahead of Reuben Bufton and David Griffin.
In the senior two wheel ladies competition, Casey Arrowsmith claimed victory over Rebecca McGregor and Ellie Wallis.
In overall end of year points, Tom Price’s Jason Meagher took out the senior feature race, followed by Robbie Whiteman and Ryan Odiam.
While Karratha’s Shaun Barry claimed the end-of-year points victory in the featured quads event, he was pursued by Anthony Case and Bill Case.
The coming wet season will see less action in Broome and some riders are expected to travel for summer State rounds and national events in Victoria.
Second placegetter Ryan Odiam with Jono Squires, who claimed victory in the 16s semi-pro two wheels category on the weekend and third placegetter Jason Meagher.