Rodeo Bucks into Late Fall as Season Wraps

RAM Great Lakes Circuit Finals Rodeo

Louisville, Ky. Nov. 13-15

Rodeo hi res Leigh 1 copyAll-around cowboy: Kyle Whitaker, $2,431, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping and steer wrestling.

 

Bareback riding: First round: 1. (tie) Cole Picton, on Three Hills Rodeo’s Showgirl and Tim O’Connell, on Barnes Rodeo’s Pull Ups, 77 points, $1,215 each; 3. (tie) Kyle Brennecke and Will Martin, 75, $521 each. Second round: 1. Tim O’Connell, 84 points on Three Hills Rodeo’s Rocky, $1,389; 2. Ethan Assmann, 81, $1,042; 3. (tie) Will Martin and Tanner Aus, 80, $521 each. Third round: 1. (tie) Tim O’Connell, on MJM Rodeo’s Hawley Falls and Tanner Aus, on Three Hills Rodeo’s Mars, 84 points, $1,215 each; 3. Ethan Assmann, 79, $694; 4. Kyle Brennecke, 77, $347. Average: 1. Tim O’Connell, 245 points on three head, $2,083; 2. Tanner Aus, 237, $1,563; 3. Ethan Assmann, 231, $1,042; 4. Will Martin, 226, $521.

 

Steer wrestling: First round: 1. Nick Guy, 4.6 seconds, $1,389; 2. Jacob Burks, 4.8, $1,042; 3. Noah Lassa, 4.9, $694; 4. Tooter Silver, 5.3, $347. Second round: 1. Jacob Burks, 4.1 seconds, $1,389; 2. Chance Carlson, 4.5, $1,042; 3. Tooter Silver, 4.8, $694; 4. (tie) Bob Lawlyes and Wade Steffen, 5.0, $174 each. Third round: 1. Tooter Silver, 3.6 seconds, $1,389; 2. Nick Guy, 4.1, $1,042; 3. Weston Winkers, 4.5, $694; 4. Chance Carlson, 5.2, $347. Average: 1. Tooter Silver, 13.7 seconds on three head, $2,083; 2. Kyle Whitaker, 17.0, $1,563; 3. Bob Lawlyes, 17.4, $1,042; 4. Justin Zwiefel, 17.9, $521.

 

Team roping: First round: 1. Jason Arndt/Gabe Gwaltney, 7.8 seconds, $1,389 each; 2. Shaw Loiseau/Matt Zancanella, 7.9, $1,042; 3. Adam Newcomb/Jason Stroup, 11.2, $694; 4. Jeff Schneider/Ty Ferrell, 11.6, $347. Second round: 1. Ryan VonAhn/J.W. Beck, 6.0 seconds, $1,389 each; 2. (tie) Brant Spurgin/Jason Thompson and Jason Arndt/Gabe Gwaltney, 6.6, $868 each; 4. Ryan Alexander/Jimmy Jacobsen Jr., 8.5, $347. Third round: 1. Jason Arndt/Gabe Gwaltney, 6.8 seconds, $1,389 each; 2. Brant Spurgin/Jason Thompson, 7.4, $1,042; 3. Jeff Schneider/Ty Ferrell, 10.5, $694; 4. Ben Ray/Joel Meyer, 10.6, $347. Average: 1. Jason Arndt/Gabe Gwaltney, 21.2 seconds on three head, $2,083 each; 2. Brant Spurgin/Jason Thompson, 14.0 seconds on two head, $1,563; 3. Shaw Loiseau/Matt Zancanella, 20.9, $1,042; 4. Jeff Schneider/Ty Ferrell, 22.1, $521.

 

Saddle bronc riding: First round: 1. Austin Joseph, 79 points on Barnes Rodeo’s Chain Of Command, $1,389; 2. (tie) Kyle Whitaker and Logan Allen, 76, $868 each; 4. (tie) Jordan Corrigan and J.T. Hitch, 75, $174 each. Second round: 1. Austin Joseph, 80 points on Dakota Rodeo’s Body Language, $1,389; 2. Cody Rud, 77, $1,042; 3. Logan Allen, 76, $694; 4. Kirk Nelson, 72, $347. Third round: 1. J.T. Hitch, 81 points on Three Hills Rodeo’s Big Jet, $1,389; 2. Austin Joseph, 78, $1,042; 3. Keith Brauer Jr., 76, $694; 4. Doug Aldridge, 75, $347. Average: 1. Austin Joseph, 237 points on three head, $2,083; 2. J.T. Hitch, 227, $1,563; 3. Logan Allen, 225, $1,042; 4. (tie) Kirk Nelson, Jordan Corrigan and Cody Rud, 213, $174 each. 

 

Tie-down roping: First round: 1. Jeremy Kempker, 8.6 seconds, $1,389; 2. Lane Jeffrey, 8.7, $1,042; 3. Blake Ash, 8.8, $694; 4. Jody Green, 9.2, $347. Second round: 1. Payden Emmett, 8.1 seconds, $1,389; 2. Dillon Holder, 8.3, $1,042; 3. Jared Kempker, 8.4, $694; 4. Chris Neal, 8.5, $347. Third round: 1. Jared Kempker, 8.6 seconds, $1,389; 2. Cody McCartney, 8.7, $1,042; 3. Chris Neal, 9.1, $694; 4. Blake Ash, 9.6, $347. Average: 1. Jared Kempker, 26.4 seconds on three head, $2,083; 2. Chris Neal, 27.1, $1,563; 3. Blake Ash, 27.9, $1,042; 4. Jeremy Kempker, 29.1, $521.

 

Barrel racing: First round: 1. Natalie Foutch, 15.76 seconds, $1,389; 2. Marne Loosenort, 15.77, $1,042; 3. Laura Kennedy, 15.82, $694; 4. Kassie Green, 15.90, $347. Second round: 1. Natalie Foutch, 15.61 seconds, $1,389; 2. Patti Hovland, 15.78, $1,042; 3. Polly Hagey, 15.81, $694; 4. Kristine Knauf, 15.82, $347. Third round: 1. Natalie Foutch, 15.60 seconds, $1,389; 2. Marne Loosenort, 15.71, $1,042; 3. Kassie Green, 15.72, $694; 4. Ashley Baur, 15.75, $347. Average: 1. Natalie Foutch, 46.97 seconds on three head, $2,083; 2. Marne Loosenort, 47.34, $1,563; 3. Kassie Green, 47.47, $1,042; 4. Ashley Baur, 47.61, $521.

 

Bull riding: First round: 1. Will Crain, 76 points on Three Hills Rodeo’s Gigabyte, $1,389; 2. Zach Peterson, 71, $1,042; 3. Trevor Reiste, 69, $694; 4. Alex Lee, 62, $347. Second round: 1. Freeman Yoder, 82 points on Three Hills Rodeo’s Impossible Dream, $1,389; 2. Will Crain, 79, $1,042; 3. John Mincey, 74, $694; 4. Denton Fugate, 66, $347. Third round: 1. Freeman Yoder, 70 points on Dakota Rodeo’s No. 46x, $1,389; no other qualified rides. Average: 1. Will Crain, 155 points on two head, $2,083; 2. Freeman Yoder, 152, $1,563; 3. John Mincey, 74 points on one head, $1,042; 4. Zach Peterson, 71, $521.

 

Total payoff: $125,005. Stock contractor: Barnes PRCA Rodeo, Mid-States Rodeo Company, MJM Rodeos, Three Hills Rodeo and Dakota Rodeo Company. Rodeo secretary: Val Lundquist. Officials: Dewitt Forrest, Gary Case and Steve Knowles. Timers: Courtney Morehead and Kris Fleener. Announcer: Roger Mooney. Specialty acts: Kenny Petet and John Harrison. Bullfighters: Dustin Nelson and Lucas Littles. Clown/barrelman: John Harrison. Pickup men: Ben Meyer and Rodney McGinnis. Photographers: Marty Welter and Peggy Gander.