Local BMX bike racer Kayden Gonzales, #60, captured his fourth First Place trophy July 9 at Metro BMX in Bakersfield.

Kayden competed in the Novice 9/8-year-old division, winning the Highest Point Value by placing first in all three Moto Races, according to his grandfather, Curtis Nelson.

The racer is preparing to race in his first National event at the BMX Fall Nationals to be held Sept. 14-16 at Metro BMX in Bakersfield.