Canyon Region Manzanita results 2008-08-09

Sherman Shines in ASCS Canyon Region Go at Manzanita PHOENIX, Ariz. (August 9, 2008) -- Reigning series champion Jeremy Sherman extended his Discount Tire Co. American Sprint Car Series Canyon Region points lead by winning Saturday...

Sherman Shines in ASCS Canyon Region Go at Manzanita

PHOENIX, Ariz. (August 9, 2008) -- Reigning series champion Jeremy Sherman extended his Discount Tire Co. American Sprint Car Series Canyon Region points lead by winning Saturday night's 30-lap feature atop Manzanita Speedway's 1/3-mile clay oval.

Working his way forward from the 12th starting position, Sherman took the lead away from polesitter R.J. Johnson in the final half of the race en route to his eighth series win of the year aboard Fred Bryan's Wesmar-powered F&E Development No. 77.

Sherman took the checkered flag in front of Mike Martin, with Shon Deskins earning Hard Charger honors by racing from 22nd to claim the show position.

Johnson was fourth, with Andrew Reinbold advancing a dozen positions to round out the top five. Nathan High climbed from 13th to sixth, with Chris Bonneau, Charles Davis, Jr., Mike Leslie and 20th-starter Bernie Smith completing the top ten.

Leslie, Bob Ream, Jr., and Martin topped heat race action, while Justin Fisher snared his second Trophy Dash win in a row.

Discount Tire Co. ASCS Canyon Region Results from Manzanita Speedway:

Trophy Dash: 1. 61-Justin Fisher, 2. 50-Charles Davis, Jr., 3. 62-Stevie Sussex, 4. 20-Shon Deskins.

Heat One: 1. 76-Mike Leslie, 2. 27n-Nick Aiuto, 3. 62-Stevie Sussex, 4. 94-Ronnie Clark, 5. 77-Jeremy Sherman, 6. 19-Andrew Reinbold, 7. 44-Jeremy Reagles.

Heat Two: 1. 8-Bob Ream, Jr., 2. 34-Josh Pelkey, 3. 61-Justin Fisher, 4. 78-Leland Michael, 5. 7-Steve Tellas, 6. 5x-Jody Wirth, 7. 20-Shon Deskins.

Heat Three: 1. 16-Mike Martin, 2. 15-R.J. Johnson, 3. 50-Charles Davis, Jr., 4. 12-Nathan High, 5. 78-Chris Bonneau, 6. xxx-Zach Sawyers, 7. 14-Bernie Smith, 8. 36-Brendan Higgins.

"A" Feature (30 Laps): 1. 77-Jeremy Sherman, 2. 16-Mike Martin, 3. 20-Shon Deskins, 4. 15-R.J. Johnson, 5. 19-Andrew Reinbold, 6. 12-Nathan High, 7. 78-Chris Bonneau, 8. 50-Charles Davis, Jr., 9. 76-Mike Leslie, 10. 14-Bernie Smith, 11. 62-Stevie Sussex, 12. xxx-Zach Sawyers, 13. 5x-Jody Wirth, 14. 94-Ronnie Clark, 15. 44-Jeremy Reagles, 16. 7-Steve Tellas, 17. 61-Justin Fisher, 18. 36-Brendan Higgins, 19. 27n-Nick Aiuto, 20. 78m-Leland Michael, 21. 8-Bob Ream, Jr., 22. 34-Josh Pelkey.

Discount Tire Co. ASCS Canyon Region Points (Top Ten): 1. Jeremy Sherman 2,476, 2. Charles Davis, Jr. 2,380, 3. Mike Martin 2,270, 4. Nathan High 2,264, 5. R.J. Johnson 2,260, 6. Josh Pelkey 2,196, 7. Andrew Reinbold 2,177, 8. Mike Leslie 2,164, 9. Justin Fisher 2,129, 10. Steve Tellas 1,721.

-credit: ascs

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Series Sprint
Drivers Shon Deskins , Mike Martin , Ronnie Clark , Mike Leslie , R.J. Johnson , Josh Pelkey