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LIVERMORE, CA – The beautiful Basso’s Arena was host to the World Series Team Roping on Mother’s Day weekend, May 12-13. Normally a warm weekend, this year the ropers had some windy, but sunny weather to contend with. Once again Steve Simons brought a great set of steers for the ropers.

The #8 Qualifier turned out to be the best paying roping. (although the #9 and #10 ropings each paid over $5,000 per man). The #8 was won by Rigo Estrella and Davis Grupe who stopped the clock on four steers in a time of 43.73 to win $5,790 each.

Results follow and payoffs are per man:

WSTR #15: $150/man

Average: 1. Bo Bacigalupi and Wyatt Hansen, 28.66, $1,200.

WSTR #14: $150/man

Average: 1. Craig Harrison and Casey Durham, 31.94, $3,840. 

WSTR #13: $150/man

Average: 1. Dusty Worsham and Joe Robinson, $1,980. 2. Vern Serpa and Ryan Reed, 36.3, $1,190. 3. Doug Parker and Cody Parker, 36.4, $790.

WSTR #12: $150/man

Average: 1. Vern Serpa and Joe Robinson, 39.41, $2,580. 2. Mike Potts and Jake Juenemann, 40.06, $1,550. 3. Richard Jack and James Ferreira, $46.32, $1,030.

WSTR #11 HDCP: $75/man

Average: 1. Trevor Ayres and Camren Boyce, 29.89, $1,550. 2. Kaleb Lepp and Taten Koenig, 30.04, $1,160. 3. Lacey Maddalena and Pistoy Bray, 30.59, $775. 4. Darrick Hoskins and Joe Robinson, 31.21, $390.

WSTR #11: $150/man

Average: 1. JT Bradley and John Freeman, 41.93, $3,170. 2. Mike Potts and Justin Pereira, 45.53, $2,375. 3. Rick Corum and Jim Shawnego, 46.93, $1,585. 4. Vern Serpa and Skip Stansbury, 51.66, $790.

WSTR #10: $150/man

Average: 1. Jose Pantoja and Skip Stansbury, 37.25, $5,535. 2. Casey Awbrey and Eric Durden, 43.39, $3,860. 3. JC Niesen and Casey Loverin, 45.55, $2,850. 4. Greg Jones and Rigo Estrella, 46.12, $2,015. 5. Judy Parker and Ron Hognestad, 47.33, $1,510. 6. JD Machado and Aaron Beam, 48.97, $1,010.

Short go: 1. Sonny Cowden and Jason Cowden, 8.12, $500.

WSTR #9: $150/man

Average: 1. Tappy Anthony and JD Machado, 39.23, $5,755. 2. Lacy Hook and Walt Stein, 45.51, $4,025. 3. JT Bradley and Steve Mitchell, 45.93, $3,070. 4. AJ Hamre and AJ Kevie, 48.61, $2,300. 5. Larry McGrady and Joe Vicente, 48.72, $1,725. 6. Pam Wilken and RD Karney, 50.29, $1,345. 7. Tappy Anthony and Tommy Rogers, 51.73, $960.

Short go: 1. Wendy Johnson and Matt Wilson, 8.58, $500.

WSTR #8: $150/man

Average: 1. Rigo Estrella and Davis Grupe, 43.73, $5,790. 2. Jill Johnson and Red St. Clair, 57.68, $4,055. 3. Jack Ramson and Red Rightsell, 59.75, $3,090. 4. Leah Parker and Douglas Young, 62.73, $2,315. 5. Weston Hutchings and Justin Weber, 67.08, $1,735. 6. Joe Hardegger and Tim Kingsbury, 67.3, $1,350. 7. Judie Nielsen and Toni Bonfantini, 98.87, $965.

Short go: 1. Rigo Estrella and Davis Grupe, 12.08, $500.

#8 ROPE FOR THE YETI: $75/man

Average: 1. Donnie Shewmaker and Luis Valdez, 32.31, $810. 2. Ryan Bettencourt and Mason Hicks, 48.73, $540.