KIMBALL -- Trevor John of Crosslake kept getting better last weekend aboard his Polaris in Bristow's Polaris Snocross at the Powder Ridge Ski Area near Kimball.
He finished fourth in the Pro 440 final Sunday morning and third in the Pro Open final that afternoon. The event was the World Snowmobile Association's Minnesota Regional Snocross Championship Series finale.
Tucker Hibbert of Goodridge on his Arctic Cat, which is tuned by Russ Ebert of Brainerd, won the Pro 440. Tim Maki of Saginaw aboard a Polaris won the Pro Open. Hibbert also won the Pro 600 final Saturday. John finished 11th after falling off early in the race.
John said he slid sideways on the downhill bumps in the Pro 600 while in second place about midway through the race. He said he stepped off his sled and watched as his sled crashed into a snow-making machine.
In the Pro 440 final, he said he stayed in fourth the entire race.
"We all just followed the same line," he said.
As far as the Pro Open final, John said he wasn't pushing too hard. He said he could have doubled one of the downhill jumps but he was just racing to have fun.
The Arctic Cat sister act of Amanda and Sara Johnson of Aitkin finished first and fourth, respectively, in the Pro Women's final.
Levi LaVallee of Longville raced his Polaris to a win in the Semi-Pro Open final; Josh Goble of Baxter aboard his Arctic Cat finished fifth in the same race; and Amanda placed third in the Sport 600 final.
The event also saw Matt Judnick's debut as a professional. In his very first qualifying attempt aboard his Arctic Cat, he qualified second for the Pro 600 final Saturday. He finished third. In the Pro 440 and Pro Open finals Sunday, he placed seventh and sixth, respectively. He is from Duluth.
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