It’s high school rodeo season once again.
The first rodeo of the Fall season was called the Hudson’s Hope Fall Rodeo, but had to be moved to the indoor ring in Chetwynd due to the weather. It took place Saturday and Sunday.
There were lots of strong finishes from South Peace and area cowboys and cowgirls.
DC’s Kate White placed first in: senior barrels Saturday, senior break away both days, and senior goat tying Saturday. White also claimed senior all around for girls with 52 points.
Rachel Moat (Dawson Creek) won senior pole bending Saturday, while Arras’ Tyler Bondaroff won senior goat tying Sunday, after finishing second Saturday.
DC’s Zane Jones was the only qualifier for senior saddle bronc both days, also earning senior all around honours for men with 52 points. Jones also took senior tie down roping on Saturday.
Tyler Pederson (Gundy) and Rylie Bondaroff (arras) claimed senior team roping on Saturday.
For the juniors, Twiggy Esau (Arras) earned first in: Sunday’s barrel racing, Sunday’s pole bending, and Saturday’s girls goat tying.
Kerri Moat (DC) took first in junior pole bending Saturday, while DC’s Danny Jones had the only qualifying ride of the weekend in junior saddle bronc Saturday.
Arras’ Wyatt Bondaroff and Pouce Coupe’s Milanna Jones claimed ribbon roping honours Sunday.
Next up for BC High School Rodeo is the Chetwynd Rodeo on September 22 and 23.