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Peterson leads LWC Cycling at Georgia Tech Road Race

Blue Raider Cycling teams are back in action this weekend for the Lindsey Wilson 2016 TTT Criterium & Road Race in Columbia with Team Trial at 8amCT, Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Kellyville Community Church, 77 Kellyville Road, Columbia, KY; Road Race sarting at 12amCT, starting at 12pmCT, Saturday, March 19, 2016, at Purdy Separate Baptist Church, 8004 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY; and Criterium, starting at 9amCT, Sunday, March 20, 2016, at Adair County High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY.
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By Charles Balcom

DACULA, GA - Josiah Peterson won the men's B Criterium race to lead the Lindsey Wilson cycling team over the weekend at the Georgia Tech Road Race.

Peterson broke away from the pack late down the stretch to secure the victory, crossing the line in 44:57, two seconds ahead of the runner-up finisher on Sunday.

Not far behind Peterson finished teammate Mark Bischof in fifth place in the event with a time of 45:02 in the field of 23 riders.

Lavelle Hatcher also secured a top-10 finish after he took seventh place in the men's C criterium race with a time of 28:27.

In the men's A criterium race, Wyatt Myers captured 12th place with a time of 58:36 out of 24 riders. Patrick Dust also competed in the men's A criterium, placing 23rd with a time of 59:33.

On Saturday in the road race events, Myers placed 10th in the men's A road race with a time of 2:33:13, followed by Dust in 15th place at 2:35:36 and Michael Hart in 23rd with a time of 2:32:29.

Peterson took ninth in the men's B road race with a time of 1:57:26 while Bischof captured 22nd at 1:57:51.

Hatcher finished 16th out of 30 riders in the men's C road race, finishing in a time of 1:42:38.

Charles Balcom is Assistant Sports Information Director at Lindsey Wilson College

This story was posted on 2016-03-16 06:56:38
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