The British Columbia Rodeo Association (BCRA) is back is in action for another fun-filled season of racing to roping and everything in between.
On April 11, Quesnel riders took to the road and challenged the competition at Barriere’s True Grit rodeo.
Our local riders dominated in junior steer riding, taking both first and second place.
Riding in with a first place score of 72 was Lane Paley, with fellow Quesnel rider Elija Gordon coming in for second.
Taking third place was Mt. Currie’s Kevin Wallace.
Bringing in first place for tie-down roping with a score of 9.9 was local competitor Steve Lloyd.
Second place went to Jake Herman of Chase and following in for third was Riley Isnardy from Cache Creek.
For ladies barrel racing, Mariah Mannering of Quesnel rode in for first place, following in second was Claire Myers of Lone Butte and bringing in third was Kamloops rider Brooke Wills.
In bull riding, Quesnel rider Lane Cork held on tight and earned a first place score of 80.
Salmon Arm rider Brady Smith came in second and following in third was Ty Hamill of Kamloops.
Roping in another first place win for Quesnel was Dyson Leneve, with a score of 3.7 in junior breakaway roping.
Coming in second was Cache Creek’s Harley Antoine.
It was a close second, with only a fraction of a second standing between Quesnel’s Taylor Cherry and first place in junior barrel racing in Barriere.
First place went to Williams Lake rider Callie Hume and taking third was Tosha Seitz of Savona.
In bareback, prominent Quesnel rodeo member Steve Hohmann’s score of 72 earned him second place.
Coming in first was Kelowna rider Cash Kerner.
Capturing third place for Quesnel in pee wee barrel racing was Kira Stowell.
Vernon rider Zoey Hamming raced in for first and following in second was Taylan James of Cache Creek.
The rodeo will be riding into Williams Lake next for the 25th Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo April 17 – 19.