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CAVE CREEK, AZ – A World Series of Team Roping Qualifier, the “Title Fights,” were held February 15-18 at the Dynamite Arena in Cave Creek.

Results are as follows; payouts are per team:

Open: $300

Short go FT: Shawn Darnell and Bucky Campbell, 5.93, $1,200.

Average: 1. Ryan VonAhn and Kraig VonAhn, 28.46, $11,369. 2. Travis Whitlow and Tyler Whitlow, 29.32, $6,820. 3. Pedro Egurrola and Bode Baize, 29.95, $4,550.

WSTR #14: $300

Short go FT: Glenn Crane and Steve Romo, 7.64, $2,000.

Average: 1. Wyatt Smith and Dillon Graham, 31.39, $16,604. 2. Ricky Rathjen and Shad Chadwick, 32.58, $11,860. 3. Scott Martin and Tyler Getzwiller, 33.99, $9,016. 4. Ranger Hill and Ryan VonAhn, 34.16, $6,640. 5. Jordan Olson and Ryan VonAhn, 35.54, $3,320.

#15 WSTR Add-On: $150

Short go FT: Skeeter Hill and Dwight Sells, 5.64, $600.

Average: 1. Jason Williams Ryan VonAhn, 29.31, $6,960. 2. Bobby Baize and Scotty Raines, 30.6, $5,220. 3. Jordan Weaver and Brandon Beers, 30.63, $3,480. 4. Justin Fox and Bode Baize, 31.1, $1,740.

#13 WSTR: $300

Short go FT: Jacob Lopez and Joey Romo II, 7.09, $2,000.

Average: 1. John Morrow and Clayton Shiflett, 30.33, $22,780. 2. Patrick Lane and Mike Beers, 31.82, $15,880. 3. Clay Elkington and Cody Burnside, 31.88, $11,738. 4. Shelby Smith and Stoney Fred, 32.53, $8,290. 5. Kyle Conway and John Bassett, 32.54, $6,210. 6. Rob Tedder and Reno Eddy, 33.01, $4,140.

#12 WSTR: $300

Short go FT: Whip Lewis and Jim Matlack, 7.23, $2,000.

Average: 1. Clancy Goswick and John Bassett, 31.52, $22,728. 2. Levi Molesworth and Clancy Kreutzer, 31.57, $15,910. 3. Phil Burris and Ken Matheson, 32.15, $12,122. 4. Shelby Smith and Clancey Kreutzer, 32.56, $9,091. 5. John Morrow and Clayton Shif­lett, 33.02, $6,818. 6. Jerry McPhaul and Kyle Roundy, 34.05, $5,303. 7. Barrie Smith and David Gill, 34.32, $3,789.

#11 WSTR: $300

Short go FT: Wallace Greer and Todd Stevie, 7.88, $2,000.

Average: Kyle Dalgliesch and Brandan Fisk, 36.09, $22,580. 2. Stefani Lyman and Jimmi Jo Montera, 37.1, $15,810. 3. Tyler Pennington and Clint Pennington, 37.62, $12,050. 4. Sam Scott and Scott Salo, 37.99, $9,630. 5. Leonel Hernandez and Jose Arnoldo Morgan, 38.09, $6,770. 6. Josh Whipple and Clint Whipple, 38.11, $5,270. 7. Pete Feuz and Todd Stevie, 38.17, $3,760.

#10 WSTR: $300

Short go FT: John O. Teigen and Buster Boyd, 8.62, $2,000.

Average: 1. Leo Teague and Jess Mann, 35.15, $23,010. 2. John O. Teigen and Phil Luman, 36.11, $16,120. 3. David Benefield and Mark Burner, 36.4, $12,280. 4. Jeff Busby and Denny Gentry, 37.4, $9,210. 5. Patrick Lane and Brad Santucci, 38.81, $6,900. 6. Randy Anderson and Kyle Murdoch, 39.84, $5,370. 7. Stan Brannin and Dain Livingston, 41.59, $3,830.

#9 WSTR: $200

Short go FT: Don Campbell and George Purselley, 12.21, $1,000.

Average: 1. Barry Black and Ray Lane, 41.39, $15,540. 2. Tina Christinck and Kyle Murdoch, 41.7, $10,878. 3. Leo Teague and Mike Foster, 42.1, $8,288. 4. Justin Weber and Walt Stein, 44.16, $6,216. 5. Shelly MacKenzie and Lucas MacKenzie, 45.05, $4,662. 6. David Benefield and Mark Burner, 46.57, $3,626. 7. Bill Phillips and Earl Higgens, 48.76, $2,590.

#8 WSTR: $200

Short go FT: Terri Willis and Kurt Richardson, 11.88, $1,000.

Average: 1. Shane Johnson and Robby Lindley, 49.32, $15,250. 2. Marvin Kleinbert and Jim McGuire, 49.33, $10.680. 3. Mike Schmitz and George Pugh, 51.18, $8,130. 4. Art Tapia and Michael Tapia, 51.79, $6,100. 5. John Nichols and Bonnie Matlack, 52.16, $4,570. 6. Nancy Peterson and John Phillips, 52.29, $3,570. 7. Steve Taylor and Ken Huseman, 52.46, $2,540.

All "Title Fights" photos by Olies Images


#15 winners Jason Williams and Ryan VonAhn.


#14 winners were Wyatt Smith and Dillon Graham.


#12 winners Clancy Goswick and John Bassett.


#11 WSTR winners Kyle Dalgliesch Brandan Fisk.


#10 winners Leo Teague and Jess Mann.


#9 WSTR winners Barry Black and Ray Lane.