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PASO ROBLES, CA – A World Series of Team Roping 2018 Qualifier produced by Dynamite Productions’ California Shootouts was held October 7-8 at RCR River Arena. The five highest numbered ropings were held on Saturday, and the other four ropings on Sunday.

Results are as follows; payouts are per team:

WSTR #15: $150, no caps

Average: 1. Caden Clay and Dalton Pearce, 31.66, $3,310. 2. Jordan Ketscher and Blaine Ketscher, 34.97, $2,210.

Wstr #13: $150, no caps

Average: 1. Lane Santos Karney and Case Hirdes, 33.39, $7,080. 2. Shannon Jones and Kelsey Bengoa, 34.23, $4,250. 3. Bobby Avila and Cody Parker, 35.6, $2,830.

WSTR #12: $150, no caps

Average: 1. Chad Krainock and Jon Shadle, 35.26, $7,010. 2. Clint Pearce and Case Hirdes, 36.39, $5,260. 3. Melanie White and Rodney Rivera, 39.25, $3,500. 4. Dennis Fitze and Adam Fitze, 39.98, $1,750.

WSTR #11: $150

Average: 1. Ernie Cardoza and Kevin Dias, 37.5, $7,000. 2. Bill Wineman and Danny Fleming, 41.56, $5,400. 3. Randal Shepherd and Tyson Perez, 41.57, $3,600. 4. HP Evetts and Bear Wooten 43.45, $1,800.

#11 Hdcp: Open to everyone; no caps; $75

Average: 1. Derrek Hee and Ty Shintaku, 24.31, $3,700. 2. Zach Crofoot and Chance Machado, 25.29, $2,700. 3. Randal Shepherd and Manuel Souza, 27.96, $1,850. 4. Dennis Fitze and Adam Fitze, 28.91, $920.

WSTR #10: $150

Average: 1. Andy Laroche and Ryan Pascoe, 41.4, $9,410. 2. Bart Fonfantini and Jim Watson, 42.43, $7,060. 3. Mark Warrack and Robert Perez, 43.87, $4,700. 4. Bill Wineman and David Gheno, 45.92, $2,350.

WSTR #9: $150

Short go FT: Judie Nielsen and Chris Nielsen, 8.18, $1,000.

Average: 1. Ali Bilkey and Colton Christian, 46.31, $9,230. 2. Pam Wilken and RD Karney, 47.45, $6,590. 3. Pam Wilken and Cody Keller, 49.68, $5,010. 4. Terry C. Ward and Steve Hatcher, 52.03, $3,690. 5. Jane Peltzer and Tim Peltzer, 54.17, $1,840.

#8 WSTR P/D: $150

Short go FT: Matt Alger and George Porter, 10.65, $1,000.

Average: 1. Walt Scott and Bennie Theising, 45.54, $8,390. 2. Kathy Balaam and David Nuss, 45.73, $5,990. 3. Matt Alger and George Porter, 46.09, $4,550. 4. Bobby Canales and Manuel Jorge, 65.81, $3,350. 5. Doug Lester and Scott Johnson, 34.46, $1,680.

#8 Buckle Roping: $75

1. Mitch Jacobs and Luis Ramirez, 40.46, $1,680. 2. Stephen Lee and Beau Dyson, 44.29, $1,010.


#15 winners Caden Clay and Dalton Pearce.


#13 winners Lane Santos Karney and Case Hirdes.


#11 Slide winners Derrek Hee and Ty Shintaku.


#11 WSTR winners Ernie Cardoza and Kevin Dias.


#10 winners Andy Laroche and Ryan Pascoe.


#9 winners Ali Bilkey and Colton Christian.


#8 WSTR winners Walt Scott and Bennie Theising.


Buckles went to 1st through 3rd in the average of the #8 Buckle Roping (see results).