By John Rittenhouse
A pair of Rock County racers posted feature wins at different tracks in the surrounding area over the weekend.
The feature victories came at Rapid Speedway, Rock Rapids, Iowa, and Huset’s Speedway, near Brandon, S.D., on Friday and Sunday respectively.
Rural Luverne’s Scott Overgaard came up big at Rapid Speedway.
Competing in the sportsman class, Overgaard took top honors in the feature event Friday.
Kanaranzi’s Colter Deutsch drew a checkered flag during Sunday’s races at Huset’s Speedway.
A member of the sportsman class, Deutsch topped the field in his respective feature.
Two more Luverne drivers placed in feature events at Huset's.
Josh Reisch raced his way to a fourth-place finish in the modified competition. Brett Stegenga ended up in fifth place during the feature race of the 360 sprint car class.
Overgaard wasn’t the only area winner in the sportsman class at Rapid Speedway Friday.
Adrian's Brad Klaassen won his heat race in the same class.
Ellsworth's Mark DeBoer and Luverne's Chad Overgaard secured places in the late model street stock feature race.
DeBoer and Overgaard placed second and fourth respectively.
Luverne's Anthony Mann and Ellsworth’s Mike Deutsch picked up places in the hobby stock class at Rock Rapids.
Mann was fourth and Deutsch fifth in the feature event.