Alberta Classic Cattle Penning brings top prizes

The 20th anniversary of the Alberta Annual Classic team penning was held Sept. 26 to 29 with a total cash payout of $220,051.

Tricia Esworthy and Graham Armstrong work hard to gather three cattle during the Alberta Classic team penning last week at the Calnash Ag Event Centre.

The 20th anniversary of the Alberta Annual Classic team penning was held Sept. 26 to 29 with a total cash payout of $220,051 plus prizes such as coolers, buckles and saddles were valued at $50,000.

Final results with the top three winners in each class:

• Nine Sorting – Sept. 26

First: Maurice Benoit and Wallace McComish – $2,383.15

Second: Larry Cressman and David Hueppelsheuser – $1,787.36

Third: Ken Hildebrandt and Owen Weekes – $1,191.58

• Limited Seven Sorting – Sept. 26

First: Larry Cressman and David Hueppelsheuser – $2,700.00

Second: Clint Davis and Heather Davis – $1,620.00

Third: Linda Meakin and Grant Sterling – $1,080.00

• Four Sorting – Sept. 26

First: Jen Korobko and Chad Milnthorp – $1,442.79

Second: Tricia Esworthy and Doug Webb – $865.67

Third: Chelsey Jensen and Mike Vida – $577.12

• Eight Class Aggregate – Sept. 29

First: Graham Armstrong, Tricia Esworthy and Bob Morreau – $9,768.53

Second: Will Hanson, Brent Sedore and Gord Tomson – $6,977.52

Third: Larry Bartz, Connie Bureau and Naomi Fraser – $5,582.02

• Ltd Eleven Class Aggregate – Sept. 29

First: Larry Cressman, Renee Gareau and Wallace McComish – $2,538.00

Second: Duane Daley, Clint Davis and Ken Hildebrandt – $1,522.80

Third: Don Allen, Connie Bureau and Daren Hawrish – $1,015.20

• Open Class Aggregate – Sept. 29

First: Larry Cressman/Renee Gareau/Wallace McComish – $4,785.98

Second: Graham Armstrong/Vern Hamilton/Owen Weekes – $3,418.56

Third: Duane Daley/Clint Davis/Ken Hildebrandt – $2,734.85

• Six Shoot Out – Sept. 29

First: Tricia Esworthy, Deb Molnar and Gord Tomson – $17,496.50

Second: Dennis Dube, Clarence Knight and Rebecca McLeod – $12,497.50

Third: Lee Dziwenka, Ernie Jeffrey and Murray Skippen – $9,998.00

• Super ShootOut – Sept. 29

First: Larry Cressman, Jeff Diegel and Brad Richardson – $5,285.25

Second: Graham Armstrong, Russell Armstrong and Clint Davis – $3,523.50

• Ten Shootout – Sept. 29

First: Sandra Clipperton, Kathy Sinclair and Wendy Wenaas – $18,319.97

Second: Heather Bowing, Jeff Diegel and Jerry Houghton – $13,085.69

Third: Ken Hildebrandt, Donna Weekes and Owen Weekes – $10,468.55


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