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  • Erickson, Elkington Win #12 Showdown

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RENO, NV – Dynamite Productions’ California Shootouts produced a big World Series of Team Roping qualifier at Ironwood Equestrian Center June 15-17, before the Reno Rodeo. Held in conjunction with the #9 WSTR Qualifier was the second annual Bill Tolle Memorial Roping.

Results are as follows; payoff is per team:

Open: $300/roper

Average: 1. Craig Harrison and Russell Funk, 29.8, $6,050. 2. Cole Cooper and JC Flake, 31.58, $4,030.

#15 WSTR: $150, no caps

Average: 1. Justin Franks and Jade Corkill, 29.11, $5,400. 2. Shawn Harrelson and JC Flake, 29.88, $3,240. 3. Lydia Townson and Chad Townson, 31.68, $2,160.

#14 WSTR: $150, no caps

Average: 1. Richard Eiguren and Jake Ward, 31.36, $6,530. 2. Mandy Niesen and Nate Preuit, 34.18, $4,900. 3. Trevor Lytle and Dan Holland, 36.47, $3,260. 4. Travis Peek and Cody Parker, 36.59, $1,630.

#13 WSTR: $150, no caps

Average: 1. Jared Gonzales and Shawn Harrelson, 31.58, $9,220. 2. Sean Pascoe and Gary Hepper, 31.94, $6,910. 3. Gene Harry Jr. and Jason Boegle, 32.59, $4,610. 4. Buster Berna and James Ferreira, 35.49, $2,300.

#12 WSTR: $150, no caps

Short go FT: Phil Burris and Guy Payne, 8.34, $1,000.

Average: 1. Neal Smith and Nate Preuit, 32.48, $11,500. 2. Bailey Corkill and Richard Albisu, 32.82, $8,060. 3. Cole Lamb and JC Niesen, 34.35, $6,140. 4. Jason Erickson and Colton Smith, 34.7, $4,600. 5. Lydia Townson and Zanga Schutte, 37.46, $3,450. 6. Chase Nevis and Joe Nevis, 37.48, $2,690. 7. Jason Erickson and Alan Hall, 38.25, $1,920.

#11 WSTR: $150

Short go FT: Kylie McLean and Al Baloo, 7.33, $1,000.

Average: 1. Kylie McLean and Al Baloo, 32.91, $12,840. 2. Blaine Wheeler and AJ Kevie, 35.88, $9,640. 3. Levi Britton and Jess Harris, 37.43, $6,950. 4. LT Peterson and Clif Leavitt, 39.38, $5,880. 5. Jeff Davis and Joaquin Huntington, 39.7, $4,810. 6. Taylor Ence and Alan Hall, 40.94, $3,740. 7. Mandy Niesen and Ron Hognestad, 41.58, $3,210. 8. Danny Goddard and Jeff Jones, 43.82, $2,670. 9. Bobby Roberts and Casey Meroshnekoff, 24.05, $2,140. 10. Bobby Jean Colyer and Zalin Arritola, 24.88, $1,600.

#10 WSTR: $150.

Short go FT: John Goforth and Kenny Rhodes, 14.26, $1,000.

Average: 1. Justin Stacy and John Freeman, 36.48, $14,450. 2. Lydia Townson and KD Kaigler, 37.9, $10,680. 3. Walt Stein and Mandy Niesen, 38.18, $7,540. 4. Jake Robinson and Christopher Lopez, 39.11, $6,280. 5. Heavy Sursa and Levi Britton, 40.51, $5,660. 6. Larry Bonnett and Roger Nonella, 42.19, $5,030. 7. Westi Hicks and Joel Hernandez, 42.72, $3,770. 8. Heidi Payne and Guy Payne, 43.92, $3,140. 9. Darwin McGowan and Coby Littlesoldier, 45.02, $2,510. 10. Chase Nevis and Joe Nevis, 46.38, $1,890. 11. Scott Martin and Mandy Niesen, 46.67, $1,890.

#9 WSTR: $150

Short go FT: Danny Martinez and Jeff Palmer, 8.65, $1,000.

Average: 1. Kay Coltharp and John Coltharp, 34.07, $13,030. 2. Tappy Anthony and Cody Box, 36.03, $9,020. 3. Trevor Ayres and Scott Myers, 39.51, $7,020. 4. Wyatt Gibbs and Pat Kirby, 42.4, $5,510. 5. Marvin Lerwill and Weston Lerwill, 43.67, $4,510. 6. Trevor Ayres and James Gradney, 46.08, $3,510. 7. Wayne Lund and Wylie Lund, 46.75, $3,010. 8. Travis Kincaid and Lowell Black, 47.98, $2,510. 9. Travis Vezina and Lowell Black, 48.58, $2,000.

#8 WSTR p/D: $150

Short go FT: Jonathan Sutfin and Gary Darst, 19.07, $1,000.

Average: 1. Bob Clifford and Jake Robinson, 35.78, $12,780. 2. Tappy Anthony and Pat Kirby, 38.96, $8,850. 3. John Goforth and Patrick Mansfield, 40.73, $6,880. 4. Angel Gonzalez and Bob Johnson, 40.77, $5,410. 5. Tabitha Harris and Steve Dugger, 42.46, $4,420. 6. Dean Harrington and Ken Hasenbank, 44.99, $3,440. 7. Robert Wilkerson and Tim Thibert, 45.57, $2,950. 8. Bill Jespersen and Matt Jespersen, 46.12, $2,460. 9. Kat Pelroy and Steve Dugger, 46.82, $1,970.