Rodeo action about to heat up
The Canadian Cowboys Association Rodeo circuit is almost ready to emerge from a one month break for seeding across the prairies and a number of Southwest competitors are in the middle of some heated races atop the Budlight CCA standings.
Bracken’s Rylan Geiger leads all Saddle Bronc riders with 2,306.90 points, well ahead of second-place Travis Reay with 1,370.76.
Maple Creek’s Tyler Gilchrist sits seventh with 340.86, while Gull Lake’s Kyreon Geiger is ninth with 269.10.
In Bareback Riding Piapot’s Brady Bertram sits in ninth spot with 192.11 points. Regina’s Ty Taypotat leads the way with 976.58 points.
Shaunavon’s Tanner Allemand sits eighth-pace in the Bull Riding standings.
In Tie Down Roping Swift Current’s Kevin Folk isn’t far off the pace in third spot with 953.70 points, while Blaine Switzer sits eighth with 461 points.
A pair of Southwest riders are in the top 10 Ladies Barrel Racing standings led by Maple Creek’s Kerry Maynes in seventh. In eight spot is StewartValley’s Dannielle Dinius with 818 points.
Cabri’s Bari Phillips leads the Junior Girls Barrel Racing standings with 421.81 points, while Demi Phillips sits seventh with 101.56 points.
Next weekend the CCA circuit will hit the Southwest at the Dean Anthony Memorial Rodeo in Mankota on May 29-30.