Friday, May 31, 2013

Local qualifiers take aim on state rodeo finals

McReynolds, Bennett nail down season titles

     Caldwell’s Kortney McReynolds, riding for Gooding, and Brogan Bennett of Gooding maintained their season-long dominance of the 5th District High School circuit May 25 at the end of the district finals two-day rodeo in Shoshone.

     McReynolds (332 points) amassed 52 more points on the final weekend to earn a 66-point win over Cassie Bahe of Gooding (266) in the girls’ all-around season standings. Bennett (245) collected 47 more points to finish off a 59-point victory over Wyatt Williams of Gooding (186) in the boys’ all-around.

     Reserve cowboy and cowgirl on the season were male rookie winner Wyatt Williams, and Cassie Bahe. The rookie female winner for the season was Jessica Anderson of Jerome.

     From the district the top six qualifiers in each event based on the season standings advanced to the Idaho State High School Rodeo Finals June 10-15 at Bannock County Fairgrounds in Pocatello.

     At Shoshone, McReynolds won Saturday’s barrel racing (16.437 seconds) and goat tying (8.390) to go with her Friday goats win (9.000). Bennett captured Saturday’s calf roping (12.710) and boasted nine-point second-place times in steer wrestling (twice) and tie-down.

     Fairfield’s Whitnee Hurless placed third in Saturday’s barrel racing (16.791). Carey’s Kylie Castle collected nine points in goat tying at Shoshone. Wood River’s Tayler Bosch picked up two points in the goats and two in pole bending.

     Final season standings follow, with the state-qualifying top six finishers listed in the individual events.

     · All-around girls: 1—Kortney McReynolds, Gooding 332 points. 2—Cassie Bahe, Gooding 266. 3—Savannah Fleming, Gooding 212. 4—Cheyenne Logan, Jerome 188. 5—Bailey Gough, Gooding 177. 6—Max McCammon, Gooding 176.5. 7—Emelia Millican, Gooding 162. 8—Anna Bahe, Gooding 139. 9—Marlee Mussmann, Valley 127. 10—Crystal Ruby, Valley 118.

     11—Whitnee Hurless, Fairfield 113. 12—Kylie Castle, Carey 91. 21—Tayler Bosch, Wood River 37. 27—Larissa Roberts, Wood River 9.

     · All-around boys: 1—Brogan Bennett, Gooding 245 points. 2—Wyatt Williams, Gooding 186. 3—Cody Ruby, Valley 159. 4—Cole Lickley, Valley 146. 5—Caleb Bradshaw, Gooding 107. 6—Jake Faulkner, Gooding 106. 7—Pake-Os Palmer, Richfield 105. 8—Ty Faulkner, Gooding 92. 9—Johnny Pavkov, Gooding 88. 10—Justin Connell, Richfield 76.

     13—Matt Whitworth, Carey 53.

     · Girls’ cutting: 1—Jessica Anderson, Jerome 29. 2—Tayler Bosch, Wood River 19.

     · Boys’ cutting: 1—Chris Buck, Richfield 30. 2—Luke Buck, Richfield 27.

     · Barrel racing: 1—Marlee Mussmann, Valley 103. 2—Kortney McReynolds 88. 3—Cheyenne Logan 83. 4—Whitnee Hurless 74. 5—Bailey Gough 61. 6—Savannah Fleming 39. 16—Kylie Castle 9.

     · Breakaway roping: 1—Cassie Bahe, Gooding 88. 2—Emelia Millican 70. 3—Kortney McReynolds 58. 4—Max McCammon 57.5. 5—Anna Bahe 48. 6—Savannah Fleming 46. 11—Whitnee Hurless 23. 12—Kylie Castle 17.

     · Calf roping: 1—Cole Lickley, Valley 90. 2—Wyatt Williams 89. 3—Brogan Bennett 60. 4—Pake-Os Palmer 49. 5—Ty Faulkner 42. 6—Cole Millican, Gooding 41. 8—Matt Whitworth 39.

     · Goat tying: 1—Kortney McReynolds, Gooding 101. 2—Savannah Fleming 94. 3—Cassie Bahe 77. 4—Max McCammon 66. 5—Cheyenne Logan 65. 6—Anna Bahe 50. 8—Kylie Castle 48. 11—Tayler Bosch 15. 15—Larissa Roberts 9.

     · Pole bending: 1—Bailey Gough, Gooding 96. 2—Kortney McReynolds 80. 3—Morgan McCarthy, Jerome 48. 4—Riley Jo Johnson, Jerome 41. 5 (tie)—Cassie Bahe, 40, Cheyenne Logan 40 and Crystal Ruby 40. 14—Kylie Castle 17. 15—Whitnee Hurless 16. 22—Tayler Bosch 3.

     · Steer wrestling: 1—Brogan Bennett, Gooding 88. 2—Caleb Bradshaw 54. 3—Tanner Hall, Valley 44. 4—Jake Faulkner 40. 5—Johnny Pavkov 35.

     · Bullriding: 1—Jesse Balch, Gooding 10.

     · Saddle bronc: 1—Cody Ruby, Valley 70. 2—Jesse Balch 20.

     · Team roping: 1—Brogan Bennett and Wyatt Williams, Gooding 97. 2—Cole Lickley and Pake-Os Palmer 56. 3—Justin Connell and Ty Faulkner 50. 4—Cassie Bahe and Cody Ruby 49. 5—Anna Bahe and Johnny Pavkov 41. 6—Caleb Bradshaw and Max McCammon 30. 9—Cole Millican and Matt Whitworth 14.

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