Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

At the Top in Supercross.(Sports)

Byline: Tim Menicutch Journal Staff Writer

* Justin Buckelew is ahead in the EA Sports motocross series standings after winning round two

A little more than a year after joining the professional motocross tour, former Edgewood resident Justin Buckelew made his first trip to the top step of the post-race podium.

Buckelew, 18, captured round two of the EA Sports Supercross series Saturday night in front of 61,368 fans at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif.

After two races, Buckelew finds himself atop the overall points standings in the 125cc classification. He finished third in last week's season opener in Anaheim, Calif.

Buckelew leads Danny Smith, who finished second in Saturday night's race, 45-44. …

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