RIDE 'EM COWBOYS AND COWGIRLS
UNION Redmond's bareback rider Bobby Mote scored 84 points on "Spy" to win the first event of the Eastern Oregon Livestock Show Rodeo Friday.
Mote is ranked 12th in the June 7 Jack Daniel's World Standings with $21,401. Mote said to the fans after winning the event that he has been having a very good year.
He took a trot around the arena and the fans showed their appreciation with applause. Mote's traveling partner, Jason Havens of Bend, scored a 73.
Havens is ranked eighth in the Jack Daniel's standings with $26,137.
In steer wrestling, Trevor Knowles of Stanfield won the event in 5.8 seconds. Lakeview's Shawn Greenfield would have had the fastest time at 5.1, but he broke the barrier and finished in 15.1 seconds.
Billy Gallagher of Merrill and Pee Wee Freeman II of Klamath Falls won the team roping event in 6 seconds. In second was Shane Erickson of Yelm, Wash., and Brent Falon of Yakima with a 6.1.
Zeb Lanham of Sweet, Idaho, scored 83 points on his bull to win the event.
In other events, Kelli Currin won the barrel racing in 17.53 seconds, Rusty Allen won the saddle bronc with 78 points and Ryan Endicott won the calf roping in 10.3 seconds.
Eastern Oregon Livestock Show Rodeo
Friday, at Union
Bull riding Zeb Lanham 83, Lee Woolsey 78, Dustin Elliott 77, Beau Hill 75, Tom Clark 75, Cody Buller 62.
Barrel racing Kelli Currin 17.53, Kristie Hurn 17.62, Vanda Chess 18.0, Lucy Schabele 18.02, Jerri-Lynn Chevallier 18.15, Heidi Yarbor 18.20, Viki Friedrich 18.33, Leslie Penhollow 19.41, Janice Davis 22.76.
Team roping Billy Gallagher and Pee Wee Freeman II 6.0, Shane Erickson and Brent Falon 6.1, Randy Warnock and Tony Graham 7.0, Ty Bowman and Dave Inman 8.0, Butch and Brian Knowles 16.1.
Steer wrestling Trevor Knowles 5.8, Tony Currin 8.7, John Green 9.9, Shawn Greenfield 15.1, Sam McArtor 16.6, Ryan Craig Robinson 22.8.
Saddle bronc riding Rusty Allen 78, James Cole 70, Ira Slagowski 69, Shawn Morehead 68, J.L. Schaffner 67, Buck Reiner 67, Randy Jones 66, Shawn Eng 64, Josh MacKenzie 56.
Calf roping Ryan Endicott 10.3, C.R. Bradley 10.7, Tony Currin 11.1, Kass Kayser 11.4, Ty Sturza 12.0, Bart Fouts 14.3, Seth Hopper 16.0, Chris Neal 18.5, Deken Schoenber 26.0.
Bareback riding Bobby Mote 84, Joe Kettner 75, Kirk Giovanini 74, Jason Havens 73, Jason Sherman 72, Rowdy Buechner 71, Grant Richie 69, Clint Wells 65, Scottie Spero 59, Bryan Miller 58, Trever Mulrony 46.