Redlands: Jastrab Wins Women's Stage 2

Stage 2 winner Megan Jastrab (Rally UHC Cycling) is flanked by second-placed Leigh Ann Ganzar (Hagen

Teenager Megan Jastrab ( Rally UHC ) once again proved her class on the bike during stage 2 of the Redlands Bicycle Classic on Thursday. The 17-year-old took the uphill sprint at the end of the Highland circuit race to beat US criterium champion Leigh Ann Ganzar (Hagens Berman-Supermint) and Lauren Stephens (Tibco-SVB) across the line in a three-up finale. Jastrab's teammate Krista Doebel-Hickok led a small group across the line three seconds later, while overnight leader Amber Neben (Trek Red Truck Racing) finished five seconds back in 13th to maintain her overall lead. She now has a 16-second advantage over Stephens, with Tibco's Emily Newsom at 36 seconds. Jastrab's win had extra significance in light of the Rally UHC riders having recently lost their teammate Kelly Catlin, who passed away last week. "This win was incredibly emotional for me and the team," said Jastrab on the team's website. "We ...

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