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Top Boarders Claim Honors At Blast
Riverbank's Board Blast was staged under sunny skies and late summer-like conditions on the first day of fall, Saturday, Sept. 22. Competition was offered in several different age divisions at the Riverbank Skate Park and organizers said the 'blast' was a success, drawing in skateboarding enthusiasts from around the Central Valley to show off their skills.

Winners and runners-up in the various age groups are listed below, with names spelled as provided by City of Riverbank Recreation Department officials.

9 and Under

1st Place Raymond Valderaz, 2nd Place Reece Ramirez


1st Place JJ Morris, 2nd Place Brenden Haney, 3rd Place Lucas Frietas


1st Place Octavio Negrete, 2nd Place Elisas Norat, 3rd Place David Hickman


1st Place Roman Fuentes, 2nd Place Matt Beaton, 3rd Place Tyler Esparza

Over 20 participated in the City of Riverbank's Board Blast.

Recreation officials offered thanks to the participants and Sin Cal of Riverbank for helping with raffle prizes and providing lanyards for the winners.