Riders took on the North Thompson Fall Fair in Barriere, Aug 30 – 31.
In the saddle bronc, first place went to Steve Hohmann with a final score of 73, Williams Lake rider Wacey Mann rode in for a second with 72 point with third place going to Cole Scott of Kamloops with a score of 67.
Hohmann took home yet another first place win, this time in bull riding. Second place winner was Kamloops rider Tyler Hamill with Salmon Arm’s Brady Smith taking home third.
As well as taking home two first place wins Hohmann will be entering the BCRA finals in second place overall for bull riding and the saddle bronc.
First place in junior breakaway roping went to Country Mang from Abbotsford with Quesnel rider Taylor Cherry riding in for second place and also riding for Quesnel was third place winner Dyson Leneve.
Cherry has placed second place overall in junior barrel racing and third place overall in junior breakaway roping during this years rodeo season. Galloping into second place overall for junior breakaway roping was Leneve.
Rider Tyler Cherry from Quesnel stormed into the rodeo ground, taking third place in junior steer riding.
First place winner was Jamie Myram of Bariere and Vanderhoof’s Tyler Lang rode into third.
In tie down roping Riley Isnardy of Cache Creek roped in a final score of 9.6 to claim first place, with Jerry Tucker of Williams Lake coming in second and Meritt’s Derek Mobbs in third.
Vernon riders dominated pee wee barrel racing, with Zoey Hamming taking first and Taya Hamming taking second place.
Savona rider Erika Ignare grabbed hold of the reins, following in third place.
First place in junior barrel racing went to Houston’s Carli Wardrop, followed by second place winner Tosha Seitz of Savona and Brooke Call from 150 Mile house in third.
In ladies barrel racing, first place winner was Cache Creek rider Coleen Duggan, second place went to Lane Wills of Kamloops and riding in for third was Laura James of Monte Creek.
With a final score of 2.2 Katrina Ilnicki took home a first place win for Williams Lake in breakaway roping, taking second place was Riske Creek rider Bailey Fuller scoring 2.5 and third place winner was Charlie Soffel of Vanderhoof with a score of 3.5.
In bareback, Kamloops rider Cash Kerner raced in for both first and second place, with Shaun Greenhough of Pentiction riding in with a score of 68 for third place.
With only the finals left the pressure is on for cowboys and cowgirls across B.C. and Quesnel riders will be tough competition to beat finals with Hohmann, Leneve and Taylor Cherry ranked among the top competitors this year.
Come out to the Alex Fraser Park as Quesnel hosts the BCRA finals this weekend, Sept. 12 – 14.