Ropers Sports News | January-February 2023

PAGE 36 ROPERS SPORTS NEWS JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2023 Carla Young, Colleen Hayes, Joanie Ketcham and Mike and Wendy Hall, were Cody Mora and Marcus Maldonado. The Lil’ Cowpoke buckle, sponsored by Bitterwater Outfitters, was won by Knox Donnelly and assisted by Danny Leslie. The #13.5 Brown/Bermudez roping was won by Danny Leslie and Tucker Donlon. Buckles sponsored by Jerry Diefenderfer and the Bermudez Family. The Open Roping Gene Rambo and Matt Silveira buckles were won by Cody Mora and Dal ton Pearce. Buckles sponsored by Cheryl Gay Rambo, Dakota Rodriguez and Mike and Linda Silveira The Jeff and Jake Walker Memorial Best Ever pads were won by the fastest time of the day winners, Cody Mora and Dalton Pearce. The pads were generously donated by Ryan and Tammy White The fastest draw team of the day won Alex Madonna and Nealer Pryor buckles sponsored by Rowly and Cathie Twisselman and the Pryor Family. Winners were Cody Mora and Cutter Machado. Please remember the following sponsors when you do business, they also help us pay all the expenses that go along with SLO County Cattlewomen’s Pioneer Day Roping — Cody Mora Wins High Money Saddle — By Elena Clark Special To Ropers Sports News PASO ROBLES, CALIF. – The SLO Cattlewomen are so thankful to all of the ropers who continue to support our scholarship fundraiser. Colleen Enk announced 355 teams along with Elly Leslie on the computer. Thank you to John Max Robertson flagging, San Luis Obispo Cattlewomen: Fran Tognazzini , Roxanne Sanders, Dee Lacey, Joanie Ketcham, Reese Tartagl ia, Kathryn McGinnis and Coleton, Chaz, Blake, Aidan, Taylor, our chute crew doing their jobs fantastically. The San Luis Obispo County Cattlewomen produce this roping and ALL proceeds go towards scholarships. I would truly like to thank all of the sponsors, ropers, community and cattlewomen for donating their time… “it takes a village!” It wound up being the “Cody Mora Day” as he won the all- around saddle given in memory of local cattleman Jan Davis, three buckles and a Best Ever saddle pad. Congratulations Cody! Special thanks to Vivian Robertson and Clark Company for sponsoring the saddle. Winners of the #9.5 Don Loftus/Dawson Brooks Memorial were Royce Brown and Dan Engler. Sponsors of the buckles were Claude and Bonnie Loftus families and Larry Brooks. Winners of the #11.5 Wendy Scalise buckles, sponsored by Dan Engler and Royce Brown were the winners of the #9.5 Roping and were awarded the Loftus/Brooks buckles. Presenting are Elsie, Hazel and Ava Loftus. Knox Halas-Donnelly was the winner of the Lil Cowpoke Roping. Knox was ably assisted by Danny Leslie. Fran Tognazzini presents the buckle that was sponsored by Clayton and Tara Grant. The #11.5 Wendy Scalise Memorial Roping was won by Cody Mora and Marcus Maldonado. Colt Mora helps with the presentation. The Gene Rambo/Matt Silveira Open Roping was won by Cody Mora and Dalton Pearce. Presenting are Colt Mora and Kathryn McGinnis. The Alex Madonna/Nealor Pryor Memorial Fastest Draw Team of the Day went to Cutter Machado and Cody Mora. They are presented buckles by Cathie Twisselman. The Jan Davis Memorial High Money Winner award went to Cody Mora. The saddle was sponsored by Vivian Robertson and Pete and Elena Clark. Saddle presenters included Vivian Robertson, Colt Mora, Elena Clark and Chad Davis. this sport: 3 Brand Cattle, Scott and Melody Hutchins, Hearst Ranches, Karl and Cindy Wittstrom, Judith Colglazier, Browder Painting, Farm Supply, JB Dewar, Chuck and Fran Pritchard, Pioneer Ag Resources, Eleanor Truocchio, Lesa John, Visalia Livestock Market, Buttonwillow Land and Cattle, Farm Credit West, Filipponi and Thompson Drilling, Dick and Tricia Goldstein, Levisay Family, Darrell and Nola Twisselman, Barbara Baggett, Mike Rawitzer, Sarah Kramer, Lorraine Cagliero, Judy Foss, Bank of Sierra, Larry and Jeff Ri tchie, Jerry Whi te, Vivian Robertson, Pete and Elena Clark, Madonna Inn, American Riviera Bank, Southwest Fence, North Fork Cattle and Western Stockman’s Market. SLO Cattlewomen are so grateful to all of our wonderful sponsors. Results are as follows; payouts are per roper: #9.5 ROPING: 3 for $50 1st go: 1. John Rhoades and Chad Davis, 7.43, $160. 2. Delaney Browder and Tyan Twisselman, 7.54, $105. Average: 1. Royce Brown See SLO PIONEER DAYS On Page 40

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