Justin Hill celebrates the first 250SX Class win of his career. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

celebrates the first 250SX Class win of his career. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Justin Hill cruised to his first career Monster Energy 250SX win Saturday night in , Calif. and became the fourth different rider to win a main event race this season.

The young rider from Yoncalla, Ore. assumed the lead on Lap 2 when his teammate clipped a tuff block and crashed. Hill took advantage of the mistake and was unchallenged for the remainder of the 15-lap feature.

“What an amazing feeling to get a win,” said Hill. “I had a lot more confidence after getting on the podium in Oakland and I was able to stay focused. I was so focused I missed the white flag, so when I got the checkered I kept charging thinking there was one more lap. This is just so awesome.”

finished second ahead of four Troy Lee Designs Honda riders, led by in third. Teammates , Shane McElrath and Jessy Nelson rounded out the top six.

Wilson, who won last weekend at Anaheim 3, spent several laps in the mechanics area before re-joining the race and finishing 21st.

Anderson’s fourth podium of the season gives him sole possession of the points lead and a four-point advantage over Seely as the Western Regional 250SX Class heads into its annual break. Anderson and competition will be back in action April 5 at Houston’s Reliant Stadium.

Next week, Monster Energy Supercross heads to Arlington, Texas where the Eastern Regional 250SX Class Championship will get underway. The action begins at 8:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 2.

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