Locals wrangle top spots at junior rodeo event

Saddles, buckles and plenty of pride were up for grabs at the 2010 Peninsula Junior Rodeo Association rodeo, held Aug. 28-29 at the Clallam County Fairgrounds.

Despite some strong finishes in individual categories, no locals took home saddles for being top age division riders.

Still, Olympic Peninsula riders nabbed four first-place finishes and eight runner-up spots at the annual rodeo.

Peninsula Junior Rodeo Association rodeo saddle winners include: Ty Jacobs, Buckaroo; Wylie McHale, PeeWee; Molly Dale, Junior Girls; J.T. Garland, Junior Boys; ShayLynn Jones, Senior Girls; and Matthew Olson,

Senior Boys.

Winners from Clallam and Jefferson counties are listed below:


Goat Undecorating - 2. Leslie Davies, 5. Amelia Hermann, 6. Sierra Steffen

Cal Stake - 2. Hermann, 4. Davies, 6. Steffen


Barrels - 1. Madison Ballou, 4. Jai-Lynn Taylor

Dummy Roping - 2. Sierra Ballou, 6.


Goat Tail Tying - 4. Colton Barnett

Poles - 3. Taylor, 4. M. Ballou, 5. Barnett

Junior Boys

Breakaway Roping - 3. Wyatt Billings

Senior Boys

Calf Roping - 2. Garth McCaleb

Chute Dogging - 3. Dalton Ackley, 4.


Junior girls

Barrels - 4. Kaitlyn Meek, 5. Ally Billings, 6. Emily Van Ausdle

Goat Tying - 3. Van Ausdle

Poles - 1. Billings, 2. Anne Meek, 5. Saydee Hermann

Steer Daubing - 2. A. Meek, 6. Billings

Senior girls

Ribbon Bulldogging - 1. Shelby Heyer

Open Events

Team Roping - 1. Conner Ackley and Garth McCaleb

Trail Junior/Senior - 2. Jessica Holmberg, 6. Emily Van Ausdle

Trail Buckaroo/PeeWee - 2. Colton Barnett, 3. Jai-Lynn Taylor, 5. Cassie Ann Moore, 6. Madison Ballou

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