Samantha Demers finished second to Alana Zabukovec of Uxbridge at Provincials, but still managed to retain the overall Cup crown in the Senior Sports (19-29) Female division.
Paul Guenette placed 11th at Horseshoe, jammed in a tight bunch that included no less than five Wolfpack riders between fifth and 11th, a result that allowed him to edge William Clarke (Team Bikeland) by a single point, 104 to 103.
Despite finishing third in the O-Cup standings, Charles Reid led the Wolfpack contingent on Sunday, covering more than 27 kilometres in a time of 1:37:58. He was followed closely by teammates Nicolas Tavchandjian (1:40:05), Dominic Girard (1:40:25), Scott Phillips (1:42:06) and Guenette (1:42:17).
Though he did not compete at Provincials, Nicholas Carrier used a pair of mid-season victories to claim top spot in the Try an O-Cup – Male classification.
The Wolfpack team will close out the season with a series of distance races, commencing on Sept. 28 at Hardwood Hills.
After taking part in the Fall 8-Hour Relay event, the locals will head to a similar race in North Bay on Oct. 8 before tackling the 50-km Singletrack Challenge at Hardwood Hills on Oct. 20.
Earlier this summer, the Walden Mountain Bike Club hosted a Canada Cup race in Northern Ontario for the first time ever, welcoming hundreds of talented cyclists to Naughton in July.
For more information on the WMBC, visit the organization's website at www.waldenmbc.ca.