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21 compete in Crosslake ice races

There were 21 entries in the Crosslake ice races Saturday, Feb. 9.

Isaac Wannebo of Manhattan Beach won the feature race in the studded tire class in car No. 7. Taylor Pratt of Merrifield took second in the Superman car, and Matt Borden, also of Merrifield, was third in the No. 80 car.  

In the age 15 and under class, 8-year-old Jake Borden of Merrifield in the No. 8 car took first, with Sarah Hines from Randall taking second and Dylan Nelson from Merrifield in car No. 25 taking third.  

In the rubber tire class, Matt Borden in his other car 80 was first, with Shawn Pratt of Merrifield in his other Superman car taking second. New racer to the Crosslake track this year was Jeff Martz from Emily in car 59, who placed third.  

Ice racing takes place at noon every Saturday on Big Pine Lake in front of the Cedar Chest as long as ice conditions permit.

Spectators are welcome. Take Big Pine Trail east from County Road 3 approximately one-quarter mile to the public access.

Follow a plowed road on the lake to the parking lot on the southwest side of the track. There is no charge for admission.

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