Terrell wins 30-car demo derby


Jake Koehn looks for a way out of a tangle of cars after a solid collision during a preliminary round Saturday night in Hillsboro. Koehn did not qualify for the final round.

Phillip Terrell emerged from a field of 30 drivers and took first place in the full-size division of the demolition derby Saturday.

Including the $100 prize for heat and consolation round winners, Terrell won a purse of $1,100. Jason Hamm won $700 for placing second in the featured event, Austin Jost won $400 for third, Scott Schultz won $250 for fourth and Jesse Hamm won $150, placing fifth in the 12-car final round.

Each received a trophy.

Tony Hett won the ?Mad Dog? award for crowd-pleasing hits.

Schultz and Jesse Hamm placed 1-2 in the first heat. Brandon Moss and Tony Hett won the second heat, Jost and Kevin Mueller won the third, and Levi Wiggans and Terrell won the fourth.

The final field was filled out by consolation winners Brock Davis and Dustin Looney (first consolation) and Jason Hamm and Matt Druse (second consolation).

Druse also entered the compacts division, placing fourth out of five entries.

Scott Alcorn placed first, with Jacob Daniels in second and Lloyd Anderson in third. Alcorn won $350, Daniels won $250, Anderson won $150 and Druse won $100.

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