Stettler and area kids get mixed results

Stettler’s Gabby Heck goes round the poles in the pole bending event at the Stettler Junior High School Rodeo.
Big Valley’s Tess Thurston in pole bending action.
Vegreville’s Tehya Sargent runs barrels in Stettler High School Rodeo on Saturday afternoon.
Big Valley’s Coy Skocdopole in chute dogging action.
Big Valley’s Anna Lauweryssen participates in barrel racing at the High School Rodeo on Saturday, Aug. 26.
Consort’s Darion Ferrence on his winning ride. Ferrence won the bull riding event averaging 126/2.

This past weekend the town was host to the 2017 Stettler Junior and High School Rodeo, Aug. 25-27, as kids from across the province participated in various events and competed to win hardware.

Of note was local cowboy, Botha’s Denim Ross’ results, who was awarded the Boys High Point. And won the ribbon roping event with Charlee Resch. Ross also won the team roping event with Levi Schmidt.

In the High School event, local cowboy, Beau Cooper won the tie-down roping event, while Botha’s Jace and JD Thorsteinson duo won the team roping event.

The 2017 Stettler Junior High School Rodeo Average winners are as follows:

Bareback: Gordon Erickson 101/2

Saddle Bronc: Darrion Ferrence 113/2

Bull Riding: Darrion Ferrence 126/2

Tie-Down Roping: Landon Warren 25.4/2

Ribbon Roping: Denim Ross and Charlee Resch 17.4/2

Team Roping: Levi Schmidt and Denim Ross 20.0/2

Chute Dogging: Denton Burns 22.3/2

Barrel Racing: Kennedy Chaytors 37.185/2

Pole Bending: Presley Chaytors 41.931/2

Boys Goat Tying: Landon Warren 20.0/2

Boys Breakaway Roping: Jayce McKean 18.9/2

Girls Goat Tying: Kendal Pierson 17.8/2

Girls Breakaway Roping: Kendal Pierson 8.4/2

The Girls High Point was awarded to Kendal Pierson, who earned 72 points, while the Boys High Point was awarded to Denim Ross, who earned 67 points.

The 2017 Stettler High School Rodeo Average winners are as follows:

Saddle Bronc: Ben Andersen 123/2

Bull Riding: Luke Ferber 138/2

Tie-Down Roping: Beau Cooper 25.7/2

Team Roping: Jace and JD Thorsteinson 24.4/2

Steer Wrestling: Tate Schmidt 30.2/2

Barrel Racing: Justine Elliott 35.243/2

Pole Bending: Justine Elliott 41.813/2

Breakaway Roping: Bradi Whiteside 6.7/2

Goat Tying: Kyla Kelly 15.1/2

The Girls High Point was awarded to Bradi Whiteside, while the Boys High Point was awarded to Kash Bonnett.

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