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Rodeo concludes

Monday, August 15, 2011

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Sikeston native Ty Ferrell looks to secure the heels of a steer Saturday night during the team roping event at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo. With a time of six seconds, Ferrell and partner Brant Spurgin led all challengers on the night while finishing third overall.
(Photo by Brent Shipman, Staff)
Ferrell, Spurgin third overall in team roping

sports@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Performing in front of a packed arena, contestants in Saturday night's finale of the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo put up some of the best numbers at this year's event.

Most notable for local fans was Sikeston native Ty Ferrell's performance in the team roping competition. Ferrell, along with partner Brant Spurgin, completed their run in six seconds flat to easily lead all challengers on the night.

With a time of 7.4 second, Troy Kitchener and Chad Mathes took second place on the night while Kevin Daniel and Chase Trayan's time of 9.9 seconds was good for third.

In bull riding, Chance Smart and Beau Schroeder both earned an 85 on their respective rides to tie for the lead. Third place was Logan Knibbs, who came away with an 83.

Barrel racing claimed one of the night's closest competitions as Tammy Bruso's time of 16.71 barely beat out of Wendy Culberson's run of 16.79 for the to spot. Not far behind Twyla Kite's time of 16.87 put her in third.

With a time of 8.2 seconds, Michael Otaro led the tie down roping event. He was followed by Stetson Aldridge and Jeremiah Peek who ran runs of 9.0 and 10.6 seconds respectively.

Troy Crowser led the pack in saddle bronc riding with a of 82-point ride to best Brad Rudolf and Cody Wright, who each scored 80 to tie for second place.

Beating out second place finisher Jon Ragatz by one-tenth of a second, Adam Strahan's run of 4.4 seconds was tops on the night in the steer wrestling competition. Third place was Josh Peek with a time of 5.9 seconds.

In bareback riding, Caine Riddle's 90-point ride not only won him the night, but was the best ride of this year's Rodeo. Matt bright's score of 82 was second place on Saturday while Will Lowe's score of 80 out him in third.

With this year's Rodeo festivities now at a close, a few locals remained near the top of the overall leader board. That includes Ferrell and partner Spurgin in team roping as the aggregate time 11.9 seconds for their two runs was good for third place.

Another Sikeston native, Carrie Thomas, earned ninth place in barrel racing thanks to her 16.61 second run on Tuesday.

Ty Atchison, who is from Jackson, tied for second overall in saddle bronc riding with a 82-point ride.

Saturday's results

bareback riding

1. Caine Riddle 90

2. Matt Bright 82

3. Will Lowe 80

4. Clint Cannon 79

5. George Gillespie 77

steer wrestling

1. Adam Strahan 4.4

2. Jon Ragatz 4.5

3. Josh Peek 5.9

4. BJ McClenton 7.3

5. Ty Brown 14.3

saddle bronc riding

1. Troy Crowser 82

2. (t) Cody Wright 80

2. (t) Brad Rudolf 80

4. Alex Wright 78

5. Jesse Wright 77

6. Rusty Allen 75

7. Ryan Mackenzie 73

8. Will Smith 70

9. Max Filippini 69

tie down roping

1. Michael Otaro 8.2

2. Stetson Aldridge 9.0

3. Jeremiah Peek 10.6

4. Johnny Salvo 14.7

5. Josh Peek 17.4

6. Ricky Hyde 22.4

team roping

1. Ty Ferrell/Brant Spurgin 6.0

2. Troy Kitchener/Chad Mathes 7.4

3. Kevin Daniel/Chase Tryan 9.9

4. (t) Jeremy Hemmann/Jason Stroup 10.8

4. (t) Payden Emmett/Jace McDaniel 10.8

6. Jason Arndt/Sam Kueffer 12.6

barrel racing

1. Tammy Bruso 16.71

2. Wendy Culberson 16.79

3. Twyla Kite 16.87

4. Sherry Cervi 16.89

5. Terrah Hanks 17.25

bull riding

1. (t) Chance Smart 85

2. (t) Beau Schroeder 85

3. Logan Knibbs 83

4. Howdy Cloud 77

Overall results

bareback riding

1. Caine Riddle 90

2. Bee Jay Scott 85

3. Tanner Aus 83

4. (t) Kyle Brennecke 82

4. (t) Matt Bright 82

steer wrestling

1. Matt Reeves 9.2

2. (t) Blake Knowles 9.6

2. (t) Kenneth Lewis 9.6

4. Dane Hanna 9.7

5. Sean Mulligan

saddle bronc riding

1. Jacobs Crawley 83

2. (t) Ty Atchison 82

2. (t) Troy Crowser 82

4. Samuel Kelts 81

5. (t) Cody Wright 80

5. (t) Brad Rudolf

tie down roping

1. Michael Otero 16.6

2. Tuf Cooper 17.3

3. Tim Pharr 17.4

4. Timber Moore 17.6

5. Ryan Watkins 18.2

team roping

1. Arky Rogers/York Gill 10.4

2. Brandon Beers/Jim Ross Cooper 11.1

3. Ty Ferrell/Brant Spurgin 11.9

4. Joel Bach/Allen Bach 12.0

5. Cody Graham/Jason Thompson 14.0

barrel racing

1. Jeanne Anderson 16.22

2. Sherrylynn Johnson 16.41

3. (t) Benette Barrington 16.42

4. (t) Jane Melby 16.42

5. Kaley Bass 16.43

bull riding

1. Trevor Kastner 88

2. (t) Chance Smart 85

2. (t) Beau Schroeder 85

4. (t) Danny Schlobohm 83

4. (t) Matt Pojanowski 83

4. (t) Logan Knibbe 83