August kicked off with a pair of rodeos in B.C. over the first weekend of the month: the
23rd Interlakes rodeo at Roe Lake and the Nemiah Valley Rodeo.
Quesnel’s Steve Hohmann had a busy weekend, taking first, on Crazy X, and third, on Mixed Martini, in saddle bronc during the Interlakes Rodeo. Cole Scott of Kamloops took second on Tug Boat Annie.
Clayton Honeybourne took first in tie-down roping, just beating Clayton Freemantle of Surrey, who took second. Virgil Poffenroth of Riske Creek rounded out the top three
Hohmann was busy riding horses with saddles as well, taking second in bareback on Ford tough, edged out by Prince George’s Jared Marshall on Kit Kat. Denten Sandy of Knutsford took third on Alley Oop.
Quesnel’s Mariah Mannering was the fastest junior racer through the barrels, followed by fellow Gold Pan resident McKenzie Wills in second. Callie Hume of Williams Lake took third.
Quesnel team ropers did well at Roe Lake, taking second and third, with Ryan and Kyle McNaughton teaming up to capture second and Russell Glassford and Steve Lloyd taking third. Chilliwack’s Levi Hugher and Langley’s Logan Wharry took first.
In Junior Steer Riding, Quesnel’s Tyler Cherry and Williams Lake’s Rikki Laviolette tied for third, topped by Kamloops’ Jackson Scott in second. Wendel Williams of Williams Lake finished the weekend in first.
Cache Creek’s Riley Isnardy took first in steer wrestling, Cole Scott of Kamloops came in second. Merritt’s Grant Fosbery took third.
Kyle Bell of Houston took first in breakaway roping, followed by Allison Evertt of 150 Mile House in second. Riske Creek’s Keefey Durrell took third in the event.
Troy Gerard of Savona and and Cache Creek’s B.J. Isnardy tied for first in jr. breakaway roping, followed by Kyle Bell of Houston.
In ladies barrel racing, Falloon Fosbery of Merritt was the fastest, beating out Julie Legget by half a second. Ginelle Talarico of Cache Creek took third.
Williams Lake’s Brianna Billy was the fastest pee wee around the barrels, followed by Taya Hamming from Vernon took second, followed by Clay Farmer of Savona.
Hohmann was also in the Nemiah Valley on the weekend, taking first in bareback, on Notorious, there.
Like at the Interlake rodeo, Quesnel riders took two of the top three spots in junior barrel racing: Taylor Cherry with first and McKenzie Wills with third. Callie Hume of Williams Lake sat in the middle in second.
Quesnel’s Lane Wills took first in junior goat tying, joined on the podium by flow Quesnel-ite Mariah Mannering in third. Jennifer Schuk of Tatla Lake took second.
Hohmann rounded out his busy weekend by taking first in bull riding on Notorious.
Dyson LeNeve of Quesnel took second in pee wee barrel racing. Elly Farmer of Savona took first, and Brianna Billy of Williams Lake rounded out the top three.
Quesnel’s Brooke Wills took third in ladies goat tying. Odessa Gerard of Savona sat just above Wills, with Norma MacDonald of Williams Lake taking first.
Quesnel’s Ed Marshall teamed up with Riley Isnardy of Cache Creek to take third in team roping. Isnardy was the name to have in team roping, as Cash and Carey, both Isnardys of Cache Creek, took first. Kayla and Mike Jasper, of Riske Creek took second.
Dyson LeNeve of Quesnel took third in peewee goat tail tying. Tatla Lake’s Sydney Schuk took first, followed by Rachel Chatham of Bella Coola in second.
Brooke Wills also took third in ladies barrel racing, with Houston’s Kristin Bell sneaking just in front of her to snag second and Colleen Duggan of Cache Creek well in from taking first.
Tatla Lake’s Jennifer Schuk took first in jr. breakaway roping.
Keely Durrell of Riske Creek took first in breakaway roping, followed by Allison Everett. Kayla Jasper of Riske Creek and Daphne Petal of Alexis Creek tied for third.
In junior steer riding, 150 Mile rider Blaine Manuel took first. Williams Lake’s Rikki Laviolette took second, followed by Tyler Lang of Vanderhoof in third.
Kayla and Mike Jasper took first and second in #8 team roping. Cassidy Evenson of Pritchard and Carey Isnardy took third.
Riley Isnardy took the top honours in tie down roping, followed by Cody Brett of Alberta and Troy Gerard of Savona.
Grant Fosberry of Merritt took first in steer wrestling, followed by Luke Simonin of Naramata in second.
Wacey Marr of Gang Ranch took first in saddle bronc on the back of Babe.
Next up, Redstone hosts the Chilcotin series, Aug. 17-18.