Rodeo Circuit Rolls Through Big Piney
The spring season for high school rodeo rolled along in Big Piney with two sessions over the weekend. In the first session on Friday, Dylan Thar of Douglas placed first in the barrel racing in 16.891. Gillette's Ava Reno had a 21.328 to win the pole bending with Rickie Rourke of Gillette posting a 9 and 5 to win the goat tying. Hadley Thompson from Yoder won the breakaway roping with a time of 2.51. Thompson along with Asa Pixley from Sundance won the team roping in 9.84 On the boy's side in Friday's session, Brenson Bartlett of Cheyenne had a 47 in the bull riding with Trace Stevenson of Alcova posting a time of 16.56 to win the tie-down roping. Griffin Romero of Rock Springs won the chute dogging in 2.94
In Saturday's session for the girls, Laney Salo from Star Valley won the barrel racing in 16.903. Salo by the way also won the pole bending in 21.359. The goat tying winner was Caitlin Moore from Wright in 8.44 with Hadley Thompson from Yoder took the breakaway in 2.88. For the boys, Cheyenne's Brenson Bartlett had a 42 in bull riding while Strat Youngberg from Lyman had a 39. Gillette's Cody Haden had a 14.44 to win the tie-down roping. Griffen Romero of Rock Springs won the chute dogging in 2.55 and the team roping winners were Tandon Bentley of Mitchell and Tyler Morman of Gillette in 9.09
This week's high school rodeo will be in Newcastle.