Locals solid at high school rodeo

Local cowboys and cowgirls finished with respectable results May 4-5 at the 43rd annual Williams Lake High School Rodeo.

Local cowboys and cowgirls finished with respectable results May 4-5 at the 43rd annual Williams Lake High School Rodeo.

Competitors took part in events such as saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, goat tying, bull riding, pole bending, tie down roping, calf roping, ribbon roping, steer wrestling, breakaway roping, chute dogging, team roping and barrel racing.

The following are top-10 local results from the rodeo, which featured competitors grades 8-12 (in both junior and senior high divisions) from across the province.

• Barrel Racing — Madison Smith, eighth Saturday (17.134 seconds);

• Boys Cutting — Chad Braaten, first Saturday (70 points); second Sunday (63 points).

• Breakaway Roping — Kaylie Billyboy, ninth Saturday (6.2 seconds); sixth Sunday (3.7 seconds).

• Pole Bending — Kaylie Billyboy, 10th Sunday (22.902 seconds).

• Steer Wrestling — Mathew Armes, third on Sunday (21.1 seconds).

• Team Roping — Mathew Armes, seventh on Sunday (28.4 seconds).

• Tie Down Roping — Chad Braaten, first on Sunday (12.3 seconds).