Ropers Sports News | March 2023

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This is the second time Hawkins has won this rodeo. He also won it in 2014 roping with Drew Horner. Ward and Hawkins have roped together twice at the NFR and are looking good for another trip to Las Vegas this year. The best two bull riders in the PRCA in 2022 took the top two places in bull riding. Reigning world champion Stetson Wright made the night’s first successful ride on 4L & Diamond S Rodeo’s bull Dances With Monsters to earn a score of 87.5 points. After a few other riders hit the dirt, 2022 reserve world champ Josh Frost tried his luck on Rafter G Rodeo’s High Brow Cat. Frost’s 90.5-point score gave him the FWSSR signature square trophy buckle. He took home $23,787. Wright added $18,347 in bull riding money to his winnings, boosting his total from Fort Worth to nearly $41,500. The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo is the biggest rodeo so far in the 2023 season. It is one of the big indoor rodeos that can jump start a contestant’s year. Plans are underway for the 127th Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo which will start on January 12 of 2024. Following are the results from the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo’s ProRodeo Tournament after the Championship Finals, Saturday, February 4, 2023. Bareback riding: 1, Rocker Steiner, Weatherford, Texas, 90 points on Calgary Stampede’s Yipee Kibitz, $20,000. 2, (tie) Kaycee Feild, Genola, Utah; Chad Rutherford, Hillsboro, Texas; and Kade Sonnier, Carencro, La., 89 and $8,000 each. Steer wrestling: 1, Will Lummus, Byhalia, Miss., 4.1 seconds, $20,000. 2, Ty Erickson, Helena, Mont., 4.3, $12,000. 3, Stockton Graves, Alva, Okla., 4.5, $8,000. 4, Walt Arnold, Coleman, Texas, 5.0, $4,000. Breakaway roping: 1, Cheyanne Guillory, Kingston, Okla., 1.9 seconds, $20,000. 2, Ashley Goforth, Azle, Texas, 2.0, $12,000. 3, Hali Williams, Comanche, Okla., 2.1, $8,000. 4, Erin Johnson, Fowler, Colo., 2.2, $4,000. Saddle bronc riding: 1, (tie) Stetson Wright on Calgary Stampede’s Xena Warrior and Dawson Hay, Wildwood, Alberta, on Calgary Stampede’s Tokyo Bubbles, 90.5 and $16,000 each. 3, (tie) Ryder Wright, Beaver, Utah and Tanner Butner, Daniel, Wyo., 88.5, $6,000. Tie-down roping: 1, Weston Hughes, 7.4 seconds, $20,000. 2, Tuf Cooper, Decatur, Texas, 7.9, $12,000. 3, Trevor Hale, Perryton, Texas, 8.9, $8,000. 4, Brushton Minton, 9.7, $4,000. Team Roping: 1, Andrew Ward, Edmond, Okla., and Buddy Hawkins II, Stephenville, Texas, 3.9 seconds, $20,000 each. 2, Jake Cooper Clay, Sapulpa, Okla., and Billie Jack Saebens, Nowata, Okla., 4.6, $12,000. 3, Cody Snow, Los Olivos, Calif., and Wesley Thorp, Throckmorton, Texas, 5.4, $8,000. 4, Kaleb Driggers, Hoboken, Ga., and Junior Nogueira, Presidente Prude, Brazil, 8.9, $4,000. Barrel Racing: 1, Jackie Ganter, Abilene, Texas, 16.30 seconds, $20,000. 2, Hailey Kinsel, Cotulla, Texas, 16.35, $12,000. 3, Sissy Winn, Corpus Christi, Texas, 16.47, $8,000. 4, Wenda Johnson, Pawhuska, Okla., 16.49, $4,000. Bull Riding: 1, Josh Frost, Randlett, Utah, 90.5 points on Rafter G Rodeo’s High Brow Cat, $20,000. 2, Stetson Wright, Milford, Utah, 87.5, $12,000. (Final places bucked off in championship round. They earned 3rd and 4th based on their score in the semifinals.) 3, Coy Thorson, Fergus Falls, Minn., $8,000. 4, Jestyn Jax Woodward, Custer, S.D., $4,000. 2023 FWSSR ProRodeo Tournament Champions with total money: Bareback Riding: Rocker Steiner, Weatherford, Texas, $27,080. Steer Wrestling: Will Lumms, Byhalia, Mississippi, $27,080. Breakaway Roping: Cheyanne Guillory, Kingston, Okla., $26,193. Saddle Bronc Riding: (tie) Stetson Wright, Milford, Utah, $23,080 Dawson Hay, Wildwood, Alberta, Canada, $21,080. Tie-Down Roping: Weston Hughes, Cameron, Texas, $25,200. Team Roping: Andrew Ward, Edmond, Okla., and Buddy Hawkins II, Stephenville, Texas, $26,200 each. Barrel Racing: Jackie Ganter, Abilene, Texas, $25,260. Bull Riding: Josh Frost, Randlett, Utah, $23,787 Rocker Steiner of Weatherford, Texas, scored 90 points on Calgary Stampede’s Yipee Kibitz to win the bareback riding championship at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo’s ProRodeo Tournament. Steiner earned a total of $27,080 in Fort Worth. – FWSSR photo by James Phifer

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