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BMXers place at nationals

A trek to the 34th Annual BMX Grand Nationals held Thanksgiving weekend in Tulsa, Okla., ended with three Tri-Citians among the top-10 riders in their national age groups.

Pasco's Christian Young finished third overall in the main event and third in the nation among age 14 expert riders.

Mason Meininger of Pasco reached the semi-mains and had a national age group ranking of eighth in both age 9 cruiser and 20-inch bike fields.

Rayce Reeves of Richland reached the quarter-mains and placed 10th in the age 6 expert NAG ranks.

Also at nationals was Eli Anheluk of Pasco. Anheluk reached the quarter-mains in the age 10 intermediate field.

Note: Motocross continues this weekend at Horn Rapids. New riders can sign up starting at 1 p.m Saturday. For details, go to http://columbiabasinbmx.com.

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