RICHARDSON, ROGERS EXCELL AT RODEO
Jennifer Richardson of Cald-well, Idaho and Garret Rogers of Pendleton were the high-point winners in the Maverick Junior Rodeo Saturday and Sunday in La Grande.
Richardson competes in the senior girls division while Rogers is in pee wee boys. Each won a saddle.
There were 150 contestants in 36 events at the rodeo.
Local cowboys and cowgirls fared well. Rachel Richards won the pee wee barrels, and was third in pole bending and goat tying. Katie Hamann was first in breakaway, third in barrels and fifth in the poles. Celina Hefner won calf riding.
In senior girls, Kelsey Gordon was first in steer riding, second in pole bending and sixth in the barrels.
Andy Scates won the senior boys chute dogging. He was sixth in team roping and seventh in calf roping.
More results from the Maverick Junior Rodeo are up-coming in Observer Sports.