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MORMON LAKE, AZ – National Team Roping/Yost Events produced “Cowboy Christmas” July 1-4 at Mormon Lake Arena.

Twenty-four saddles, 12 buckles and a GR trailer were awarded, along with loads of cash. Winner of the trailer at this "Cowboy Christmas" event was 8-year-old Michael Calmelat.

July 1

#10 Qualifier

Short Go: 1. Cassidy Evans and Jeff Bond, 9.84, $200.

Average: 1. Cassidy Evans and Jeff Bond, 41.12, $2,310. 2. Francisco Carbajal Jr. and Carl Luna, 57.28, $1,540.

#9 Qualifier

Short Go: 1. Cassidy Evans and Jeff Bond, 8.76, $200.

VIP winner: Josh Buckner, $1,000

Average: 1. Terry Sills and Josh Buckner, 34.85, $3,960. 2. Cassidy Evans and Jeff Bond, 48.49, $2,360. 3. Kyle Mickelson and Jeff Bond, 55.84, 41,580.

#8 Qualifier

Short Go: 1. Rusty Helgerson and Heath Helgerson, 8.95, $200.

Average: 1. Rusty Helgerson and Heath Helgerson, 33.58, $2,680. 2. Troy Helton and Kurt Richardson, 48.09, $1,600. 3. Cassidy Evans and Tom Simpson, 53.60, $1,070.

#9 Saddle Up

Short Go (not placing in average): Shawn Rocke and Robert Lopez, $200.

Average (1st-4th place teams won saddles): 1. Cassidy Evans and Ronald Beard, $2,600. 2. Charlestina Tracey and Trey Enerson Begay, 25.36, $1,660. 3. Buster Hynes and Sly Jodie, 26.54, $1,130. 4. Derek Mendoza and Trey Emerson Begay, $960. 5. Arnold Rascon and Joe Nelson, 28.88, $780. 6. Damian Padilla Jr. and Ty Dayzie, 29.27, $700. 7. Buster Hynes and Jorge Castillo, 29.74, $520. 8. Ivan Torres and Mark Royce, 31.32, $380.

July 2

Rising Stars: 5/under: Julian Rodriguez. 6-8: Beau Holmes. 9-12: Keegan Cumbie.

#10 Qualifier

Short Go (not placing in average): HK Wagener and Dustin Hicks, 6.73, $200.

Average: 1. Dallas Owen and Jace Helton, 31.86, $2,670. 2. Nate Worker and Mike Worker, 36.89, $1,780.

#9 Qualifier

Average: 1. Brody Shott and Cole Shott, 32.84, $1,940. 2. Dean Drosos and Brian Raper, 34.35, $1,280.

#10 Bonus

Short Go (not placing in average): Andrew Parry and Garrett Hershberger, 5.59, $200.

Average: 1. Kristi Selph and Rudy Clark, 25.19, $2,480. 2. Cassidy Evans and Adrian Escalante Jr., 27.47, $1,860. 3. Billy Padilla and Damian Padilla, 27.70, $1,240. 4. Troy Helton and Oliver White, 27.84, $620.

#8 Saddle Up

Short Go (not placing in average): Juan Corral and Malaquias Perez, 12.01, $200.

Average (1st-4th place won saddles): 1. Jon Denning and Osvaldo Baca, 29.18, $2,360. 2. Eliana Tena and Leo Bonnie, 29.71, $1,500. 3. Eliana Tena and Calvin Rocke, 29.82, $1,040. 4. Ivan Torres and Heath Helgerson, 31.32, $860. 5. Kasey Eaves and Cole Shott, 33.43, $720. 6. Paul Mata and Sergio Navarrete, 33.90, $620. 7. KW Mulcaire and Santos Martinez, 34.11, $480. 8. Bodi Narramore and Shay Narramore, 35.60, $320.

July 3

Rising Stars: 5/under: Brayden Chee. 6-8: Michael E. Calmelat. 9-12: Tyra Bitsie.

#8 Qualifier

Short Go: 1. Angelina Calmelat and Michael E. Calmelat, 8.13, $200.

Average: 1. Rusty Helgerson and Roger Cheatham, 44.75, $3,960. 2. Angelina Calmelat and Michael E. Calmelat, 45.59, $2,980. 3. Benny Goodman and Braiden Washburn, 57.16, $1,980. 4. John Nichols and Jose Gonzalez Sr., 30.21 on 3, $1,000.

#7 Buckle Up

Average (1st-12th place won buckles): 1. Kory Sells and Jeremy Johnson, 16.39, $3,000. 2. Fabian Galvan and Adrian Acosta, 17.36, $2,000. 3. Aaron Velazquez and Anastacio Gallerdo, 17.73, $1,500. 4. Victor Begay and Chance Kipp, 18.20, $1,230. 5. Ricardo Garduno and Sergio Garcia, 18.24, $1,100. 6. Adam Phillips and Pablo Araujo, 18.50, $1,000. 7. Jose Gonzalez Sr. and Tom Simpson, 1905, $850. 8. Alex Pallanes and Brian Lawson, 19.56, $750. 9. Baylee Motes and Ernie Gorman Jr., 20.84, $600. 10. Dennis Pourman and Garrick Chee, 21.25, $550. 11. Braiden Washburn and Garyden Yazzie, 21.84, $500. 12. McKynna Motes and Garrick Chee, 22.38, $500.

#8 Saddle Up

Short Go (not placing in average): Heydy Heras and Michael Harvey, 12.54, $200.

Average (1st-4th place won saddles): 1. Jorge Ortega and Trey Emerson Begay, 25.64, $3,220. 2. Marcos Teran Sr. and Conor Curbello, 26.54, $2,040. 3. Kevin Williams Jr. and Juan Corral Jr. 27.21, $1,400. 4. Damian Padilla Jr. and Michael E. Calmela, 27.98, $1,180. 5. Heydy Heras and Kenny Reeves, 30.04, $960. 6. Chongo Wood and Michael Harvey, 30.64, $860. 7. Aaron Valezquez and Alex Velazquez, 30.87, $640. 8. Juan Corral and Juan Corral Jr., 31.74, $430.

July 4

#10 Qualifier

Short Go: 1. Julius Keyonnie and Mike Worker, 43.84, $2,560. 2. Julius Keyonnie and Colin Bitsie, 27.54, $1,540. 3. Ivan Noriega and Jose Coronado, 33.63, $1,020.


#10 Trailer Roping winners Michael E. Calmelat and Trey Emerson Begay.

#10 Trailer Roping

Trailer winner: Michael E. Calmelat

Short Go (not placing in average): Cory Parker and Jace Helton, 11.28, $200.

Average: 1. Trey Emerson Begay and Michael E. Calmelat, 21.14, $5,000. 2. Ricardo Ramirez and Levi Gallego, 21.39, $3,120. 3. Greg Jambor and Ariel Zambrano, 22.46, $2,500. 4. Jaken Todacheenie and Adrian Escalante Jr., 22.80, $2,100. 5. Nate Hughes and Ivan Noriega, 22.92, $1,880. 6. Ricardo Ramirez and Michael E. Calmelat, 23.30, $1,660. 7. Robert Lopez and Levi Gallego, 23.62, $1,460. 8. Julius Keyonnie and Michael E. Calmelat, $1,240. 9. Morgan Blakley and Levi Gallego, 25.14, $1,040. 10. Nahum Aranda and Dickson Hosteen, 25.72, $840.