July 25, 2012

Leftwich is big money winner at Fair rodeo

After a wild ride, Sam Leftwich, of McLaughlin, S.D., won the Saddle Bronc Riding event in the North Dakota Rodeo Association’s sanctioned rodeo in Watford City Saturday, July 14. With a score of 74 and winnings in the amount of $1,084.00, Leftwich was the top money winner for this year’s rodeo.
The NDRA rodeo was held during the McKenzie County Fair in the McKenzie County Multi-purpose building.
Other money winners were:
Bareback Riding: Jordan Pelton, Halliday, N.D. 1st, 78, $314.36; Blake Smith, Zap, N.D., 2nd, 77, $260.16; Brady Hanna, Berthold, N.D., 3rd, 76, $178.86; Tate Schwagler, Mandan, N.D., 3rd, 76, $178.86; Lee Dunford, Souris, N.D., 4th, 73, $97.56; Tanner Burgener, Douglas, Wyo., 5th, 72, $54.20.
Saddle Bronc Riding: Sam Leftwich, McLaughlin, S.D., 1st 74, $1,084.00.
Calf Roping: John Pfaff, Jamestown, N.D., 1st, 9.9, $534.76; Dillon Wickum, Minot, N.D., 2nd, 11.0, $442.56; Cole Hatzenbuehler, Solen, N.D., 3rd, 11.4, $350.36; Dustin Clow, Bainville, Mont., 4th, 1.5, $258.16; Wayde Eckroth, Flasher, N.D., 5th, 11.8, $165.96; Preston Billadeau, Parshall, N.D., 6th, 12.4, $92.20.
Steer Wrestling: JD Dolezal, Killdeer, N.D. 1st, 3.7, $520.84; Jack Greer, Gillette, Wyo., 2nd, 3.9, $431.04; Evan Entze, Golden Valley, N.D., 3rd, 4.5,  341.24; Jason Reiss, Dickinson, N.D., 4th, $251.44; Brent Dolezal, Killdeer, N.D., 5th, $125.72; Jim Hansen, Watford City, N.D., 5th, $125.72.
Barrel Racing: Mackenzie Weber, Carrington, N.D., 1st, 14.265, $833.00; Lindsey Goulet, Watford City, N.D., 2nd, 14.336, $699.72; Cheryl Stern, Tioga, N.D., 3rd, 14.408, $599.76; Courtney Fettig, Bismarck, N.D., 14.452, $466.48; Jody Hintz, Grassy Butte, N.D., 5th, 14.483, $333.20; Katelyn Frederickson, Menoken, N.D., 6th, 14.614, $199.92; Erin Wanner, Dickinson, N.D., 7th, 14.631, $133.28; Sydnee Fjelstad, Williston, N.D., 8th, 14.659, $66.64.
Ladies Breakaway: Stacy Cahoon, Stanley, N.D., 1st, 2.6, $654.02; Jodi Bohmbach, Stanley, N.D., 1st, 2.6, $654.02; Justine Marshall, Creighton, S.D., 2nd, 3.0, $468.92; , Jackie Schan, Almont, N.D., 3rd, 3.2, $283.82; Patty Jo Burress, Isabel, S.D., 3rd, 3.2, $283.82; Kelly Vetter, Flasher, N.D., 4th, 3.6, $123.40.
Sr. Men’s Breakaway: Len Hofer, Meadow S.D., 1st, 3.9, $361.46; Rob Black, Minot, N.D., 1st, 3.9, $361.46; Les Haugen, Watford City, 2nd, 4.4, $259.16; Larry Vetter, Flasher, N.D., 3rd, 4.5, $190.96; JB Lord, Piedmont, S.D., 4th, 4.6, $122.76; Don Ell, Williston, N.D., 5th, 5.0, $68.20.
Team Roping: Clint Gorrell, Beach N.D. and Robert Sperry, Trotters, N.D., 1st, 5.4, $881.00 each; Three teams tied for 2nd, with a time of 5.6 and winnings of $622.57 each, Dale Hall, New Town, N.D. and Tiny Bradford, Whitehall, Mont., Turner Harris, Killdeer, N.D. and Levi O’Keeffe, Mohall, N.D.; Chance Rosencrans, Sundance, Wyo. and Jess Dale, Timber Lake, S.D, 3rd, 6.2, $140.96; Britt Luger, Ft. Yates, N.D. and TJ Kraft, Berthold, N.D, 3rd, 6.2, $140.96; Layne Carson, Grassy Butte, N.D. and Ross Carson, Killdeer, N.D., 3rd, 6.2, $140.96.