Buddy Streeper wins second consecutive ONAC

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The 2019 Open North America Championships concluded over the weekend with 18 mushers battling the dog mushing sprints in search of glory.
And the Streeper Family dominated the course this year.
Buddy Streeper repeats as the champion of the ONAC, as he took in a time of 198 minutes and 59.2 seconds.
In second was Lina Streeper who was five minutes behind Buddy.
In third was the rookie Anny Malo out of Quebec, Canada, while fourth went to Michael Tetzner out of Burg, Germany.
To round out the top five, we have another rookie in Kourosh Partow from Chugiak.
The mushers battled against hot temps and cloudy days to tackle the 20 mile course.
The Ice Dogs improve to 33-15-3-3 with 72 points as they now hold a six point lead in the Midwest Division as Fairbanks extends their winning streak to five in a row.
The Ice Dogs prepare for their final six games of the regular season, which will be against their in-state rivals in the Kenai River Brown Bears.
Fairbanks will be on the road to face Kenai down in Soldotna for a Midwest Divisional series starting on Thursday at 7 P.M.