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Bootheel Rodeo battles through muddy conditions

Sunday, August 13, 2006

Scotty Drennan hangs on as his horse Dusty Trails bucks in the mud.
SIKESTON -- Heavy rains during the day made for a very muddy rodeo grounds at the 54th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo.

Despite the less-than-optimal conditions, the show went on as rodeo cowboys vied for the cash prizes.

In the bareback riding event, Scott Drennan and J.T. Taylor tied with 79 points. Bo Casper took third with 74 points.

In the saddle bronc riding, Steve Dollarhide finished in first with 84 points. Tyler Corrington got 81 points to take second place and Dusty Hausauer finished in third with 76 points.

In the bull riding, Matt Austin went unchallenged to take the first place score of 76 points.

In tie down roping, Trent Creager finished in first place with a time of 10.1 seconds. Scott Shelton took second with a time of 10.2 seconds.

In steer wrestling, Bob Loosenort took first with a time of 4.1 seconds. Brad Morgan took second in 4.8 seconds and Jason Bowen finished in third with a time of 5.9 seconds.

In the team roping competition, Chad Saunders and Chad Harper captured the first place prize with a time of 6.5 seconds.

In barrel racing, Marne Loosenort took first with a time of 17.41. Donna Kalish finished in second with a time of 18.02.