CPRA July results

As July comes to an end Ponoka cowboys and cowgirls have been very busy on the Professional Rodeo of Canada stops. The following is a list of results for some local rodeo athletes and how they have been doing.

By Tiffany Williams

Editor

As July comes to an end Ponoka cowboys and cowgirls have been very busy on the Professional Rodeo of Canada stops. The following is a list of results for some local rodeo athletes and how they have been doing.

July 28 to 29 La Crete: Luke Butterfield finished fifth in saddle bronc with a score of 77 points, earning $263. Tie-down roper Dean Edge finished third with a time of 8.3 seconds earning him $839.

July 27 Bruce: Chance Butterfield placed third in steer wrestling with a time of 4.9 seconds winning $829 and Brock Butterfield placed fifth with a time of 5.5, winning $393. Edge finished sixth with a time of 8.6 and winning $192.

July 26 and 27 Drumheller: Barrel racer Casey Crandall placed seventh with a time of 16.86 earning her $184. team roper Brett Buss and his partner Jeffrey Quam had a time of 4.9 putting them in second place and taking home $1,438.

July 24 to 26 Medicine Hat: Luke Butterfield placed 1/2 on Kesler Rodeo Co.’s Shady Cat with a score of 85 winning $2,648.

July 19 and 20 Kennedy, Sk: Saddle bronc rider Luke Butterfield placed first with an 82 point ride on Big Stone Rodeo Co.’s More or Less and took home $865. Chance Butterfield wrestled his steer down in 7.1 seconds earning $592. Trygve Pugh teamed up with Clayton Moore in team roping and they roped in a time of 4.9 seconds winning $296.

July 17 to 20 Manitoba: Luke Butterfield finished ninth in saddle bronc with a score of 74.

July 12 to 13 Harmon Valley Rodeo, Peace River: Luke Butterfield rode Harvey Northcott’s Major Deal to an 81 point first place ride winning him $1,090. Chance Butterfield was 3/4, wrestling his steer down in a time of 4.4 seconds earning $729.

July 11 to 13 Teepee Creek Stampede: Luke Butterfield placed second with an 80 point ride taking home $835. Brock Butterfield was on the top of his game finishing first as he wrestled his steer in a time of 3.7 seconds winning $1,178. Chance Butterfield finished fifth in steer wrestling with a time of 4.5 seconds winning $564.

As the Canadian Finals Rodeo approaches in a few months on Nov. 5 to 9 the cowboys and cowgirls are vying to make it to the top 12 in the standings to qualify for the finals.

As of Aug. 1 here are current standings for the local competitors. In saddle bronc: Luke Butterfield is in 10th place with $10,183 and Justin Meston from Tees is in 12th place with $9,110. In tie-down: Dean Edge is in 10th place with $9,786. In steer wrestling: Trygve Pugh is in 13th place with $8,267, Brock Butterfield is in 14th place with $7,027 and Chance Butterfield is in 31st place with $4,085.

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