Ropers Sports News | November-December 2022

PAGE 16 ROPERS SPORTS NEWS NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2022 Gold Card Arena buckle winner was Riley Robinson, presented by Mike Piland. – Andersen C Bar C Photography Gold Card Sponsor buckle winner was Chris Awa, presented by Mike Piland. Chris was also honered with aa ACTRA Lifetime Member buckle. – Andersen C Bar C Photography Gold Card buckle to Caleb Twisselman, presented by Mike Piland, Cactus Ropes. – Andersen C Bar C Photography Mike Piland of Cactus Ropes presents Scott Thomas Saddles and Skyline buckles to Century Handicap roping winners Todd York and Jake Barnes. – Andersen C Bar C Photography $1,050. 5. Beth Hitchcock, 11.88, $650. 6. Liz Hirdes, 12.30, $410. ALL GIRL ROPING 1st. Yeti cooler with Yeti cup. 2nd. Professional’s Choice Sports Boots. 3rd. Professional’s Choice winter blanket. 4th. Resistol straw hat. 5th. Prof. Choice carry-all with BioMane. Average: 1. Nora Hunt Lee and Kim Grubbs, 44.72, $1,155. 2. Liz Hirdes and Kim Grubbs, 51.32, $890. 3. Leslie DavenACTRA National Finals... From Page 14 Past, present and future ACTRA Presidents were on hand to celebrate the association’s 40th anniversary. Pictured left to right is Ty Rogers, Ken Wagner, Mike Sweeney, John Japp, Clyde Saunders, Bill Horner and Bob Blair. Ty Rogers is the outgoing President while Bill Horner will now take over the reins. – Andersen C Bar C Photography Mike Sweeney presents awards in appreciation of ACTRA sponsorship to: Valerie Ford of Andersen C Bar C Photography (left); Stephanie Anderson of Ropers Sports News; Mike Piland of Cactus Ropes; Mike Kovac representing Kovac Ranch Equipment and Chelsea Bushnell from Heel-O-Matic. – Andersen C Bar C Photography Honors Given At ACTRAAwards Banquet port and Rikki Perezchica, 51.84, $625. 4. Rayna Currin and Ashley Hagens, 54.90, $395. 5. Sammy Jo Duby and Misty Perry, 54.97, $230. OPEN MULEY 1st. Yeti cooler with Yeti cup. 2nd. Professional’s Choice Sports Boots. 3rd. Professional’s Choice winter blanket. 4th. Resistol straw hat. 5th. Prof. Choice carry-all with BioMane. Average: 1. Danny Leslie and Dalton Pearce, 28.02, $1,320. 2. Caleb Twisselman and Dan Hol land, 29.07, $1,020. 3. Blake Teixeira and Clay O. Cooper, 29.30, $715. 4. Brian Winn and Scott Lauaki, 29.36, $455. 5. Lane Karney and Monty Jo Petska, 29.42, $265. SUN., OCTOBER 16 #10.5 HDCP. 1st. Scott Thomas saddle with Skyline silver. 2nd. Scott Thomas saddle & breast collar. 3rd. Heel-O-Matic Bones (header) and Hox (heeler). 4th. Yeti cooler with Yeti cup. 5th. Professional’s Choice saddle pad. 6th. Skyline spurs with Scott Thomas straps. 7th. Professional’s Choice Sports Boots. 8th. Professional’s Choice winter blanket. 9th. Resistol straw hat. 10th. Prof. Choice bag, BioMane and Scott Thomas headstall. Average: 1. JT Bradley and Hunter Lowry, 26.84, $2,370. 2. Ryan Bettecourt and Lane Wheeler, 29.48, $2,060. 3. Chr is McKoen and Taylor Duby, 29.75, $1,750. 4. Casey Thomas and Caleb Hendrix, 30.52, $1,440. 5. Conner Finks and Bill Finks, 30.83, $1,135. 6. Sammy Saunders and Asher Freeman, 32.66, $825. 7. Bo Bacigalupi and Todd Hampton, 32.89, $410. 8. Cobie Dodds and Todd Hampton, 35.51, $310. 9. Chase Helton and Paul Mullins, 36.05, $75. 10. Todd York and Russell Funk, 36.09, $75. MIXED HDCP. 1st. Scott Thomas saddle with See 2022 ACTRA FINALS On Page 18

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