Anthony wins day 2 at Baystate Cyclo-cross

Crystal Anthony (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) improved on Saturday's third place finish at the Baystate Cyclo-cross Weekend by winning Sunday's UCI C2-ranked event after a hard fought battle with Arley Kemmerer (C3-Twenty20 Cycling Co.). Saturday's winner, Elle Anderson (Cal Giant Berry Farms – Specialized) took the third step on the podium in Sterling, MA.

The day's most decisive feature, a multi-stepped, off-camber hillside followed by a treacherous, off-camber descent, set the stage for most of the day on lap one. Anthony, who started the climb near the back of the field, emerged from the descent in the lead ahead of Kemmerer, Mo Bruno Roy (Bob's Red Mill p/b Seven Cycles), Amanda Carey (Stan's NoTubes Elite) and Ellen Noble (Trek). Anderson had led to the bottom of the climb but she suffered a mechanical which momentarily dropped her back to 20th place.

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Full Results
1Crystal Anthony (USA) Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies0:36:29
2Arley Kemmerer (USA) C3-Twenty20 Cycling0:00:02
3Elle Anderson (USA) Cal Giant Berry Farms-Specialized0:00:24
4Maureen Bruno Roy (USA) Bob's Red Mill p/b Seven Cycles0:00:37
5Amanda Carey (USA) Stan's NoTubes Elite0:01:06
6Jenny Ives (USA) Verge Sport-Test Pilot0:01:07
7Kate Northcott (USA) NESS0:01:32
8Elizabeth White (USA) UVM Cycling0:01:34
9Emma White (USA) Cyclocrossworld.com0:01:40
10Ellen Noble (USA) Trek Cyclocross Collective0:01:44
11Christina Birch (USA) JAM Fund-NCC0:01:46
12Lori Cooke (USA) Cycle Lodge0:02:43
13Carol Jeane Sansome (USA) Grand Performance Cyclocross Team0:03:26
14Erica Yozell (USA) Bicycle Therapy-Melitta0:03:37
15Joanne Grogan (USA) Cyclocrossracing.com0:03:41
16Brittlee Bowman (USA) House Industries-Richard Sachs-RGM0:03:45
17Rebecca Fahringer (USA) JAM Fund-NCC0:04:09
18Nicole Pisani (USA) Healthy Kids Happy KidsRow 17 - Cell 2
19Frances Morrison (USA) C3-Twenty20 Cycling0:04:23
20Emily Phillips (USA) Ladies First Racing0:06:18
21Molly Hurford (USA) Colavita0:06:31
22Bryna Blanchard (USA) North American Velo0:06:37
23Victoria Gates (USA) JAM Fund-NCC-1lap

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