First-time winners bring February to a close

Authored by Larry Jewett on February 27, 2023


Stadium Series Blue – Ryan Disharoon (Shaker) recorded his first career overall event championship in El Paso this week, sealing the deal with consistency that included a top-five finish in every competition. Cynthia Gauthier (Lucas Stabilizer) added her first Skills win since June 2021, and added her fourth Freestyle victory of the season on Saturday. Points leader Tyler Menninga (Grave Digger) took the Racing win on Saturday and captured nearly everything else in the Sunday matinee en route to his ninth overall event championship. Menninga has seven Freestyle wins so far this season as well. Ryan Anderson (Son-uva Digger) scored his fifth Racing title with the triumph on Sunday. The series stays in Texas and heads to Arlington March 4.



Stadium Series Red – Adam Anderson (Grave Digger) added to his season points lead with his sixth overall event championship in Jacksonville, despite being held winless in the individual competitions. Travis Mowery (Velociraptor) opened the night with his first Racing win of the season, finally getting the win after four runner-up finishes so far this season. Camden Murphy (Bakugan Dragonoid) recorded his third Skills win while Todd LeDuc (Megalodon) finally broke through for a Freestyle win. The series stays in Florida and heads to Camping World Stadium in Orlando for a single engagement March 4.



Arena Series East – Hartford’s XL Center played host to the tour this weekend. Weston Anderson (Grave Digger) took the overall event championship in the Saturday afternoon opener with wins in Skills, Donuts and Freestyle, and he took the Skills and Freestyle wins Saturday night. Dalton Widner (Jurassic Attack) claimed the other two overall event championships backed by two wins in Donuts and a pair of Racing titles. Linsey Read (Scooby-Doo) added a Freestyle win while Armando Castro (El Toro Loco) scored a Skills win. The tour heads to Rosemont, Illinois for five events at Allstate Arena March 3–5.



Arena Series Central – It was a busy weekend in Allentown, Pennsylvania with five events on the schedule. Brandon Vinson (Grave Digger) nearly swept the opening event on Friday and the final event on Sunday night, winning everything but Racing to claim the overall event championship in those two events. Vinson captured at least two wins in Skills, Freestyle and Donuts on the weekend while capturing three overall event championships. Jon Zimmer Jr. (Terminal Velocity) took home a pair of overall event championships, while Coty Saucier (Dragon) outlasted the field to take three Racing competitions. And Jamie Sullivan (Monster Mutt Dalmatian) won two Donut competitions. The series heads south to Tupelo, Mississippi for three events March 4–5.


Arena Series West – Elvis Lainez (El Toro Loco) capped a strong weekend with a sweep of Freestyle competitions in Wichita and two overall event championships to keep with pace with points leader Tristan England (Earth Shaker). England kept the pressure on with an event championship of his own, adding a Donut and a Skills win. David Olfert (Velociraptor) took two Racing wins, while Krysten Anderson (Grave Digger) scored a Donut and a Skills win. Ashley Sanford (Megalodon) collected her first-ever competition win with a Donut victory on Saturday night. The tour heads back to the Pacific Northwest for a stop in Portland March 3–5.