Local riders roll at Range

SOUTH RANGE – Two of the top bikes around at this weekend’s American Motorcycle Association District 16 race at the Range Snowmobile Club belonged to Eric Palosaari of Chassell and Kyle Ahola of L’Anse.

Palosaari earned the top spot in both the Open A and 250 A classes on both Saturday and Sunday, while Ahola was crowned champ in Open B and Sportsman B/C on both Saturday and Sunday.

Michael Bukovich of South Range landed the top spot in the Open C class on Sunday.

Daegan Tuoriniemi of Ahmeek was one of the top young riders, finishing first on both days in the Mini 85 9-13 class. Bailey Tuoriniemi had a first Saturday in the Mini 85 9-11 group.

Another strong young rider was Jonah Dowd of L’Anse, who finished atop the SuperMini and Mini 85 12-15 groupings on both days.

Jace Miller was the Saturday and Sunday winner in the Peewee 4-6 class.