Photo by John Fannin
Jillian Geiger of Mt. Vernon gives it her best shot but comes up just short in the breakaway roping competition last Friday.
As of Monday, August 11, 2014
GRANDVIEW – Following are the results of two nights of ropin’ and ridin’ in Grandview during the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo.
Cash Kerner won the bareback riding contest and earned $414. Orlun McGuffin was second ($311), followed by Cole Apgar ($207) and Jacob Larson ($103).
In the saddle bronc, Wade Kane of Ellensburg and Jacob Stacy of Moses Lake divided the winnings with $679 and $491 prize earnings, respectively.
The tie down calf roping competition saw Justin Kimsey earn first-place honors and a prize of $675. Runner-up was Brian Hayes ($558) and Abe Stills was third ($442).
Mary Ann Knapp of Buena earned top honors in the breakaway roping contest with $612 in prize money. Britni Carlson of Hermiston, Ore. was second and earned $506. Jennifer Casey of Mesa was third and garnered a purse of $401.
Ty Sherman earned the top prize of $556 in the steer wrestling competition, followed by J.T. Garland at $417 and Levi Sherman at $278.
In the team roping event, the duo of Justin Marcus of Spokane and Hermiston’s Andy Carlson took home top honors with $549 apiece in prize money.
Second was Garrett Rogers and Brent Falon earning $455 each. Earning third place honors was the team of Jack Fischer and Jason Minor with $360 apiece.
Mabton’s Cheyenne Allen received the top prize of $726 in the barrel racing event. Next was Shane Falon with $631 and Britni Carlson at $536.
A first-ever event at the Grandview rodeo this year was the ranch bronc riding competition. Friday’s competition was won by Steve Gillin of Prineville, Ore. His prize money was $480. Travis Yutzie of Hermiston, Ore. was second at $288 and Wade Kane of Marlin, Wash. was third at $192.
Saturday saw Gillin repeat his success and earn another $384. Josh Canode of Kennewick was second ($288) and Dave Gordon of Pilot Rock third ($192).