PRCA: Pro Rodeo Betins Weekend of Bucking, and Eating Dirt

  • Reno Rodeo Photo by Laura Leigh, Horseback Magazine
  • SW District Fat Stock Show Rodeo

    Lake Charles, La., Jan. 30-Feb.1

    Rodeo Reno Leigh 3 4 72 bucking rightBareback riding leaders: 1. (tie) Heath Ford on Frontier Rodeo Company’s Lou Valley, Ryan Little on Frontier Rodeo Company’s Dakota Roan and Blaine Davies on Korkow Rodeos’ Matrix, 74 points each; 4. Kash Wilson, 72; 5. (tie) Wyatt Denny and Zack Brown, 71 each.

    Steer wrestling leaders: 1. (tie) Bray Armes and Cole Edge, 3.6 seconds each; 3. Tyler Pearson, 3.9; 4. Termaine Debose, 4.1; 5. (tie) Beau Clark and Stan Branco, 4.2 each.

    Team roping leaders: 1. Wes Kent/Scott Webster, 6.2 seconds; 2. Bart Brunson/Nick Kent, 9.9; 3. Landon McClaugherty/Justin Hendrick, 10.7; 4. Adam Rose/Hook LeDoux, 10.9; 5. Spencer Griffith/Cody DeMoss, 16.0.

    Saddle bronc riding leaders: 1. Kaleb Asay, 78 points on Frontier Rodeo Company’s Covergirl; 2. Cody DeMoss, 77; 3. (tie) Bradley Harter and Jacobs Crawley, 76 each; 5. (tie) Aaron Lide and Jeremy Melancon, 74 each.

    Tie-down roping: First round: 1. Shane Hanchey, 8.3 seconds, $698; 2. Ace Slone, 8.4, $524; 3. Spence Barney, 8.5, $349; 4. Colby Walkoviak, 8.6, $175. Second round leaders: 1. Braxton Laughlin, 7.6 seconds; 2. Ace Slone, 8.2; 3. (tie) Bart Brunson and Cory Solomon, 8.3 each; 5. (tie) Tim Pharr and Jody Smith, 8.6 each. Average leaders: 1. Ace Sloan, 16.6 seconds on two head; 2. Marshall Leonard, 19.4; 3. (tie) Bart Brunson and Jody Smith, 19.7.

    Barrel racing leaders: 1. Jackie Whitcher, 14.72 seconds; 2. Victoria Williams, 14.89; 3. Sidney Forrest, 14.93; 4. Cheyenne Kelly, 14.94; 5. Cassie Moseley, 14.99; 6. Jenny Smith, 15.00.

    Bull riding leaders: 1. Tyler Taylor, 84 points on Smith, Harper & Morgan Rodeo’s Donkey Kong; 2. Reid Barker, 80; 3. Corey Atwell, 77; 4. Eli Vastbinder, 73; 5. (tie) Cody Kelley and Jeffrey Ramagos, 72 each.

    Total payoff: $37,878. Stock contractor: Smith, Harper & Morgan Rodeo. Sub-contractors: Frontier Rodeo Company, Korkow Rodeos and Stace Smith Pro Rodeos. Rodeo secretary: Linda Alsbaugh. Officials: Skip Emmett and Scot Quick. Timers: Charlene Harper and Kim Medicis. Announcer: Mike Mathis. Specialty act: John Harrison. Bullfighters: Kenny Bergeron and Darran Robertson. Clown/barrelman: John Harrison. Flankmen: Heath Stewart and T.J. Korkow. Chute bosses: Art Alsbaugh and Cody Kidd. Pickup men: Shawn Calhoun and Rex Bugtbee. Sound: Stretch Mayer. Video board: Real Vision Video.

  • Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo

    Los Fresnos, Texas Jan. 31- Feb. 2

    Bareback riding leaders: 1. Taylor Price, 80 points on Smith, Harper & Morgan Rodeo’s Smart Water; 2. Luke Creasy, 78; 3. Linden Woods, 67; 4. (tie) Tony Buckman and Wyatt Denny, 66 each; 6. Kash Wilson, 64.

    Steer wrestling leaders: 1. Sterling Wallace, 4.9 seconds; 2. Ty Willick, 5.3; 3. Tait Kvistad, 9.4; no other qualified runs.

    Team roping leaders: 1. Colby Lovell/Martin Lucero, 4.3 seconds; 2. Cale Markham/Cody Doescher, 4.6; 3. Clayton Hass/Justin Copp, 4.7; 4. Chase Wiley/Ace Pearce, 7.9; 5. Landon McClaugherty/Justin Hendrick, 10.0; 6. Marcus Battaglia/Jordan Ketscher, 15.4.

    Saddle bronc riding leaders: 1. Layton Green, 68 points on Stace Smith Pro Rodeos’ Sundowner; 2. Cole Neely, 65; 3. Kolton Burnett, 55; no other qualified rides.

    Tie-down roping leaders: 1. Landon McClaugherty, 9.9 seconds; 2. Ian Welles, 10.5; 3. Seth Sawyer, 10.9; 4. Jordan Ketscher, 11.7; 5. Martin Hinojosa, 12.6; 6. Ryan Thibodeaux, 19.0.

    Barrel racing leaders: 1. Morgann McDonald, 16.97 seconds; 2. Jana Bean, 17.15; 3. Fallon Taylor, 17.17; 4. Chelsea Lind, 17.24; 5. Pamela Capper, 17.28; 6. (tie) Cassie Moseley and Samantha Lyne, 17.30 each.

    Bull riding leaders: 1. (tie) David Hudson on Brookman-Hyland Rodeo’s Night Fury and Joe Meling on Smith, Harper & Morgan Rodeo’s Slipping Around, 81 points each; 3. (tie) Brady Portenier and Bryan Carter, 76 each; no other qualified rides.

    Total payoff: $59,199. Stock contractors: Stace Smith Pro Rodeos. Rodeo secretary: Brenda Crowder. Officials: Gary Case and Kenny Heman. Timers: Shawna Ray and Brenda Crowder. Announcer: Andy Stewart. Specialty act: Cody Sosebee. Bullfighters: Dave Jantzi, Kevin Yeager, Lance McIlvain and Kyle Lippincott. Clown/barrelman: Cody Sosebee. Flankman: Terry Autrey. Chute boss: Stace Smith. Pickup men: Jason Bottoms and Boogie Ray.