Cowboys and cowgirls around B.C. rode to Alex Fraser Park to compete in the B.C. High School Rodeo in Quesnel April 26/27.
On Saturday, for High School North, Kellie McKenzie of Quesnel rode in to place first in barrel racing, followed by Chetwynd rider Rylee Trenholm and coming in third was Anna Rorison from Dawson Creek.
Quesnel rider Clay Waterhouse placed first in bull riding, with Fort St. John’s Jake Gardner coming in second and a rider from Erickson, Zachary King, placing third.
In pole bending Britney Swaffield of Dawson Creek placed first. Second place going to Morgan Plumridge from Prince George and Quesnel’s Perri-Lynn Leneve placing third.
Kyle Bell, from Houston, placed first in team roping, with Levi Cahoose of Quesnel following in second and Jess Robinson of Fort St. John coming in third.
Placing in second for High School South on Saturday was Quesnel bullrider Clay Waterhouse for bull riding. Kamloops rider Jackson Scott placed first and Jake Gardner of Fort St. John rode in for third.
For high school north on Sunday Rylee Trenholm, placed first in barrel racing, with Quesnel’s Sarah Mack racing in to second place and Jordan Wolsey of Fort St. John coming in third.
In pole bending Sarah Mack of Quesnel placed first, followed by Rylee Trenholm and coming in third was Monthney rider Jenna Hiebert.
Kyle Bell roped his way into first and third place for team roping, with Quesnel’s Levi Cahoose riding in for second.
For High School South Quesnel’s rid Mariah Mannering placed first in barrel racing, with Kamloops’ Brett Wills following in second and Odessa Gerard of Savona placing third.
In bull riding Pentiction’s Shaun Greenhough placed first, rider Jackson Scott of Kamloops came in second and Quesnle rider Dustin Spiers rode in for third.
Troy Gerard of Savona placed first in tie down roping, followed by Qusenel’s Dustin Spiers and Jake Herman of Chase placing third.
The next B.C. High School Rodeo is in Dawson Creek May 9 – 11 and Merritt May 10 – 11.