Ropers Sports News • September-October 2022

PAGE 4 ROPERS SPORTS NEWS SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2022 ARENA FINALS QUARTER CIRCLE R PRODUCTIONS Sat., October 29th SU 8am, Rope 9am • SADDLES TO HIGH POINT #3 & OVER AND #2½ & UNDER ROPERS PLUS LOTS OF OTHER NICE PRIZES DOWN THE LIST! To Be Eligible For Awards, Must Have Roped At Four Previous Quarter Circle R Productions Ropings Beginning In November 2021... #7 Hdcp. Pick 1, Draw 1 or Draw All ................... 3 for $40 #7 Hdcp. Down Pick or Draw................. 3 for $40 #5 Pick or Draw ...............3 for $40 You May Have A Total Of 6 Partners In Each Pot 35% Office & Cattle Charge 2 SADDLES Points For High Point #3 & Over For The Day Will End After The First Two Pots, But You’re Welcome To Rope For The Money In The #5. For info: Walt Rodman (209) 483-1425 or Email: Rodman Ranch • Galt, CA 9519 Harvey Rd., Galt 95632 Easy access. take Central Galt exit, follow signs to A Street, go west 3 miles, arena on the right. NO Teams Out For Awards This Day EVERYONE Welcome To Rope Get Qualified For The 2022 Arena Finals... WEDNESDAY NIGHTS, September 14 & 21 and October 5 & 12 SU 5:30, Rope at 6:30pm • #7 Hdcp. Pick 1, Draw 1 or Draw All ...........................3 for $30 • #5 Pick Or Draw.................3 for $30 Enter A Total Of 6 Times 35% Cattle & Office Charge Cinch Playoffs Champions Crowned At Puyallup Rodeo Canada’s Layton Green was the big winner at the 2022 Puyallup Rodeo. As the Cinch Playoffs champion, he also earned a voucher to use towards a new RAM vehicle because of this 87.5point effort on Calgary Stampede’s Zoaria Hills. Green collected $18,850 at the rodeo which was showcased at the Washington State Fair. – PRCA photo by Kent Soule By Stacy Van Horne and Susan Kanode Special To Ropers Sports News PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON – It was Sunday funday (Sept. 11) at the Cinch Playoffs at the Puyallup Rodeo for nine rodeo contestants. The field was narrowed from 24 contestants down to a final four who competed for the championships. The highlight of the day belonged to Leighton and Layton. While it sounds like a great name for a law firm, it really belongs to the top bucking horse riders of the day, Leighton Berry and Layton Green. Berry, of Weatherford, Texas, was the lucky bareback rider to have his name by Calgary Stampede’s horse named Xplosive Skies. Xplosive Skies did his thing and took Berry to a 90-point ride and a check for $13,000. Layton Green of Millarville, Alberta, was the saddle bronc riding champion, thanks to another horse from Calgary Stampede. The horse named Zoaria Hills took Green to the win with an 87.5-point effort. It also got him a voucher to use towards the purchase of a new RAM vehicle as the high-money earner of the whole rodeo at $18,850. Berry finished second in that category with $18,325. Jordi Edens of Gatesville, Texas, had one of the biggest wins of her career at the Washington State Fair, home of the Puyallup Rodeo. Edens took home $15,700 for her 2.8-second run in the breakaway roping. She was the final roper to in the group of four and had watched her fellow competitors come up short twice, then Beau Peterson of Council Grove, Kansas, stopped the clock in 3.7 seconds. Edens knew she had to be faster than that and capitalized on her opportunity. At the start of the Puyallup Rodeo, she was in 13th place in the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association world standings. The win here will have secured her a spot in the National Final s Breakaway Roping in Las Vegas next December where she could leave with a gold buckle as the world’s best. Steer wrestler Stetson Jorgensen qualified for the Cinch Playoffs in first place and left in the same position. Jorgensen, from Blackfoot, Idaho, stopped the clock in 3.9 seconds to win $13,000 on Sunday. He was just one-tenth of a second faster than the men in second place, Dakota Eldridge from Elko, Nevada, and Kyle Irwin from Robertsdale, Alabama. Other winners here that had a $13,000 payday were barrel racer Margo Crowther from Fort Myers, Florida, team ropers Coleman Proctor of Pryor, Oklahoma, and Logan Medlin of Tatum, New Mexico, and tie-down roper Shad Mayfield, from Clovis, New Mexico. The bulls were more successful than the final four riders. Trey Holston, of Fort Scott, Kansas, was declared the champion based on him having the highest score in the semifinals. The Washington State Fair continues through September 25th with a variety of entertainment options, agricultural exibits and fun activities for the whole family. Washington State Fair Pro Rodeo, Puyallup, Wash., Sept. 8-11 PLAYOFF 1 Bareback Riding Playoff 1: First performance: 1. Leighton Berry, 88 points on Calgary Stampede’s Cinchy Whitney, $3,550; 2. Will Lowe, Amarillo, 85.5, $2,663; 3. Ty Breuer, 83, $1,775; 4. Chad Rutherford, 82, $888. Second performance: 1. Jayco Roper, 86.5 points on Bridwell Pro Rodeos’ Ninja Bob, $3,550; 2. Caleb Bennett, 84, $2,663; 3. Leighton Berry, 83.5, $1,775; 4. Tanner Aus, 83, $888. Semifinal qualifiers: 1. Leighton Berry, 171.5 points; 2. Caleb Bennett, 165.5; 3. Will Lowe, 161.5; 4. Dean Thompson, 158.5. Steer Wrestling Playoff 1: First performance: 1. Dakota Eldridge, 4.2, $3,600; 2. Tristan Martin, 4.4, $2,700; 3. Trell Etbauer, 4.5, $1,800; 4. Ty Erickson, 5.1, $900. Second performance: 1. Kyle Irwin, 3.8 seconds, $3,600; 2. Rowdy Parrott, 4.0, $2,700; 3. Justin Shaffer, 4.4, $1,800; 4. Dakota Eldridge, 4.5, $900. Semifinal qualifiers: 1. Dakota Eldridge, 8.7 seconds on two head; 2. Ty Erickson, 10.1; 3. Kyle Irwin, 18.3; 4. Justin Shaffer, 18.5. Team Roping Playoff 1: First performance: 1. Cody Snow/Wesley Thorp, 4.2 seconds, $3,600 each; 2. Quinn Kesler/Caleb Hendrix, 4.3, $2,700; 3. Erich Rogers/Paden Bray, 4.4, $1,800; 4. Clay Tryan/ Jade Corkill, 6.0, $900. Second performance: 1. Tyler Wade/Trey Yates, 4.6 seconds, $3,600 each; 2. Tanner Tomlinson/Patrick Smith, 4.9, $2,700; 3. Clint Summers/Ross Ashford, 5.8, $1,800; 4. Cody Snow/Wesley Thorp, 6.5, $900. Semifinal qualifiers: 1. Cody Snow/Wesley Thorp, 10.7 seconds; 2. Erich Rogers/ Paden Bray, 14.8; 3. Quinn Kesler/Caleb Hendrix, 19.6; 4. Tyler Wade/Trey Yates, 4.6 seconds on one head. Saddle Bronc Riding First performance: 1. Kole Ashbacher, 86 points on CalSee CINCH PLAYOFFS On Page 5

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