WINCHESTER — Points leader Derick Quade earned $1,000 by winning Saturday night’s 25-lap Limited Late Model main race at Winchester Speedway.

Quade started on the pole and snared the race lead as the field entered turn one. As Quade lead, Logan Roberson and Jonathan DeHaven both chased Quade before eighth-starting Justin Weaver took the spot for good on the 14th lap. Weaver shadowed Quade for 11 laps, but could not make the winning pass as Quade took the win by three car lengths at the finish.

DeHaven, Roberson, and Wesley Bonebrake completed the top five. Heats for the 25 cars entered went to Roberson, Bonebrake, and Quade.

Jakob Piper collected his first win of the season in the companion 20-lap RUSH Crate Late Model feature. Lining up second for the start, Piper out dragged Levi Crowl into the first turn to take the top spot. As Piper led, seventh-starting Logan Roberson was coming to the front in a hurry and reached second by the 10th lap. The remaining 10 laps saw Piper and Roberson race nose to tail with Piper taking the win by a whisker at the finish line.

Devin Brannon, Kyle Lear, and Jennae Piper rounded out the top five. Heats for the 20-car field went to Al Shawver Jr. and Devin Brannon.

In support class action, defending track champion Craig Parrill drove to his second win of the season in the 15-lap Pure Stock feature. Rob Nichols, Jeremy Tinsman, Tyler Gray, and Mike Grady Jr. completed the top five.

Cody Sumption scored his second win in a row and third of the season in Enduro Stock. Chuckie Johnson, Dalton Dillman, Mike Bennett, and Austin Nichols completed the top five.

Gene Wilson posted his second win of 2019 in the 15-lap U-Car main. Allen Griffith Jr., Mark Pollard, Russel Fox, and Larry Lamb rounded out the top five.


Express 19, Royals 10

STRASBURG — Winchester scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning to tie the game 9-9, but Strasburg answered with five in the bottom of the sixth inning and went on to defeat the Royals in Valley Baseball League action on Saturday. Winchester (3-3) led 2-0 after one inning, trailed 3-2 after two, 5-2 after four, 9-6 after five, 17-10 after seven and 19-10 after eight. The Express (3-3) had 16 hits, including five home runs, and the Royals had 11 hits.

Winchester is next in action at 7 p.m tonight at home against Purcellville (1-6).

Leaders — Winchester: Jeremiah Boyd 2-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs, home run; Trevor Hafner 3-4, 3 runs, RBI; Adam Whitacre 2-4, 2 RBIs, 2 stolen bases; Jordan Barnett 2 runs, stolen base; Jimmy Goldsmith 1-2, 2 runs, double, RBI, 2 walks; Alex Amos 1 hitless, shutout inning in relief. Strasburg: Austin Garafolo 3-5, home run, 2 runs, 5 RBIs; Hunter Blalock 4-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, home run.

— Star staff reports

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