Ryan McGinnis won the 10-kilometer version of Saturday's Riverbend Race in 37 minutes, 59 seconds, and Lindsay Mies repeated her 2017 women's win in 42:55, ninth overall. Jeremy Miller was second out of 263 10k finishers and the male masters winner in 38:23, and Celeste Neville was the female masters winner and 13th overall in 43:27. All four live in Chattanooga. The 5k overall winners were the Hixson couple of Kevin and Jennifer Huwe in 17:53 and 20:14 (seventh overall), while Ted Arrowsmith (20:06) of Flintstone, Georgia, and Marcie Davis (22:33) of Fort Payne, Alabama, were the masters winners. Ken Curran, Xian Campbell, Gavin Chandler and Nelson Eiselstein were second through fifth among 352 5k finishers, and Kristen Bonsor was the second female and 10th overall in 20:54. Josh Morin, grand masters winner Ryan Shrum, Mark Malecky and Hayden Apps were third through sixth in the 10k, all under 41 minutes. The race was sponsored by the Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics.
' Wesley Strader of Spring City, Tennessee, moved up to 29th place in the third round Saturday of the Bassmaster Elite Series on the Sabine River in Texas. He received $10,000 for his total of 25 pounds, 13 ounces. That included a five-bass limit totaling 9-2 on Saturday. Greg Hackney of Gonzales, Louisiana, padded his lead with 41 pounds with Keith Poche of Pike Road, Alabama, second at 32-9. Justin Lucas and Gerald Swindle, both from Guntersville, Alabama, also are among the top 12 going back out on the river today.
' The massive Scenic City Summer Showcase at eight area softball complexes concludes today with single-elimination bracket play in 18-, 16- and 14-under girls' fastpitch divisions. It started Thursday with 375 teams, and two from each of the many pools advanced to today's competition at Warner Park (18s and 14s Super), the Summit of Softball (16s Super), the Jack Mattox complex (16s Open) and the Ooltewah Youth Association (14s Open). Connect Sports' Jeremy Higdon is the tournament director, and he had 40 teams on a waiting list.