Briley Scott from Sundre posted a 70 point ride in Ponoka on Sept. 7.

Locals do well at 30th Annual High School Rodeo

Excitement was high and the skies were clear on the first day of the Battle River High School Rodeo Association’s (BRHSRA’s) 30th Annual High School Rodeo, held at the Ponoka Stampede Grounds Sept. 7 and 8.

Member results were as follows:

Jax Meston – Day 1, Saddle Bronc second.

Kyle Wanchuk – Day 1, Tie Down Roping, split third/fourth. Day 2, Tie Down Roping eighth.

Couy McBride – Day 1, Team Roping fifth, Tie Down Roping, first. Day 2, Team Roping second, Tie Down Roping fifth.

McBride was the Tie Down Roping Average Winner and the Battle River High School Rodeo Overall High Point Boy.

Ashley Gunsch – Day 1, Goat Tying Split fourth/fifth/sixth, Breakaway sixth. Day 2, Poles second.

Macy Auclair – Day 1, Barrels second, Breakaway second. Day 2, Breakaway third.

Tory Towers – Day 1, Goat Tying third.

Justine Elliott – Day 1, Working Cow Horse first, Girls Cutting second, Poles ninth. Day 2, Goats ninth.

Locals Tegan Poitras and Laura Wilson of Ponoka competed, though they’re not BRHSRA members.

Poitras – Day 1, Barrels seventh. Day 2, Goats seventh.

Wilson – Day 2, Barrels third.

For overall results and times, see www.albertahsrodeo.com.

 

Mercedes Jamieson from Red Deer County.

Laura Wilson from Ponoka ran all three barrels in 19.360 seconds.

Justine Elliott of Lacombe had a time of 19.501.

Macy Auclair of Ponoka finished with a time of 18.412.

Tegan Poitras of Ponoka had a time of 18.691.

Justin Weaver of Alix ties his calf in 20.5 seconds.

Kyle Wanchuk.

Kyle Wanchuk of Sherwood Park ties his calf in 11.7 seconds.

Couy McBride of Ponoka ties his calf in 10.9 seconds.

Couy McBride.

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