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 CHOWCHILLA, CA – A 2019 World Series of Team Roping Qualifier produced by Dynamite Productions’ California Shootouts, was held January 26-27 at the Salinas County Fairgrounds. On Saturday were the #11 Handicap Roping as well as the #11.5 through #15.5 WSTR Qualifiers. Sunday featured the #8.5, #9.5 and #10.5 WSTR Qualifiers, and the #8.5 Rope For The Yeti; payouts are per team:
Sat., January 26

#15.5 WSTR
Average: 1. CR Wilken and Cayden Cox, 30.52, $1,200.
#14.5 WSTR
Average: 1. Caden Clay and Matt Costa, 33.51, $4,320.
#13.5 WSTR
Average: 1. Darrick Hoskins and Joey Acevedo, 40.06, $4,030. 2. Tristan Ruffoni and Caden Clay, 45.47, $2,690.
#12.5 WSTR
Average: 1. Caden Clay and Tristan Ruffoni, 35.26, $4,080. 2. Chance Machado and Dustin Noblitt, 35.5, $2,450. 3. Steve Freed and Danny Leslie, 35.53, $1,630.
#11.5 WSTR
Average: 1. Dakota Haarsager and Steve Simons, 35.99, $4,320. 2. Ernie Cardoza and Luke Cardoza, 38.33, $2,590. 3. Will Centoni and Chance Machado, 40.35, $1,730.
#11 Yeti Slide
Average: 1. Will Centoni and Danny Leslie, 23.32, $1,800. 2. Cutter Machado and Will Centoni, 25.98, $1,080. 3. Darrick Hoskins and PK Kennedy, 27.25, $720.
Sun., January 27
#10.5 WSTR
Average: 1. Larry Shandy and David Gheno, 38.96, $6,430. 2. Brooke Jackson and Colton Miller, 41.05, $4,820. 3. Brad Butler and Mark Burner, 41.88, $3,220. 4. Jim Petersen and Skip Stansbury, 43.28, $1,610.
#9.5 WSTR
Average: 1. Chris Avery and Skip Stansbury, 39.79, $7,870. 2. Jerry Merrell and Scott Ross, 42.29, $5,900. 3. Terry Ward and Prestin Huerta, 44.36, $3,940. 4. Tommy Thompson and Ron Rogers, 44.68, $1,970.
#8.5 WSTR
Average: 1. Terry Ward and Bill Overton, 45.84, $7,490. 2. Luis Ramirez and Scott Johnson, 53.03, $5,620. 3. Melody Hutchins and Danny Cardoza, 70.06, $3,740. 4. Terry Ward and Nathan Scott, 38.63, $1,870.
#8.5 Rope For The Yeti
Average: 1. Ryan Bettencourt and Ken Paddock, 27.48, $850.