(Photo by Brent Shipman, Staff)
SIKESTON -- Wrapping up the second night of competition during the 59th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo, performers put up, yet again, impressive numbers.
Danny Schlobohm claimed the top spot in bull riding with a score of 83 while Kurtis Meador earned a 78 to grab second place. The only other rider to post a score, Corey Granger, earned a 72, which put him in third place.
In barrel racing, Marne Loosenort posted a time of 16.93 to lead the pack while Jesse Alsup was close behind, finishing in 17.07 seconds, good for second. Third place was Myle Ratchford with a time of 17.10 seconds.
Only 0.4 seconds separated the top three pairs in team roping with Nick Sertain and Kollin Vonahn leading the pack with a time of five seconds. Colby Lovell and Rich Skelton finished in 5.2 seconds, good for second, while Joel Bach and Allen Bach posted a time of 5.4 seconds to take third.
Tie down roping saw a close race for first with Houston Hutto's time of 8.5 seconds edging out Cimarron Boardman, who finished in 8.6 seconds. Third was a tie between EJ Roberts and Ryan Jarrett as each posted a time of nine seconds.
Samuel Kelts score of 81 points put him in the top spot in saddle bronc riding, followed by Clayton Zibell, who posted a score of 79 to take second. Chet Johnson earned a 76 good for third.
In steer wrestling, Clayton Morrison's time of 4.2 seconds was best on the night, followed by Sean Mulligan's 4.8 second effort that earned him second on the night. At 4.9 seconds, Dane Hanna placed third.
Leading the bareback riding event, Bee Jay Scott scored an 85 to win the night. Kyle Brennecke took second place with a score 82, followed by Josh Shackleferd whose score of 80 was good for third.