Following an emotional week for Axeon Hagens Berman, Michael Rice sprinted across the line to take the victory for the team on stage 3 circuit road race in Highland Friday. Holowesko | Citadel’s TJ Eisenhart was not far off his wheel to finish second, followed by Canyon Bicycle Pro Cycling’s Francisco Mancebo in third.
Earlier in the day during the women’s race, Team TIBCO’s Lauren Stephens took the victory for the second time in her career on the Highland circuit. Sho-Air Twenty20’s Leah Thomas finished just behind in second for the second time this week after her second place in the time trial. UnitedHealthcare’s Ruth Winder was a repeat as well, rounding out the podium in third, after finishing in third on stage 1.
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