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District 3 restarts its rodeo season

Queen pageant coming up
By: Jim Linsdau News Messenger Sports Editor
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The rough and tumble world of California High School Rodeo Association’s District 3 will soften a bit in the coming months as the competition for rodeo queen begins. The reigning queen, Tay Creeks, will again enter the competition with the final selection tentatively scheduled for April. Creeks aid the competition includes modeling, speech, horsemanship, a test and interview skills. “Being queen is like nothing else in the world,” said Creeks, a student at Golden Sierra High School. “Knowing that you can make a difference is like no other feeling in the world. I just have too much fun being queen and hope to win and go after the Miss CHSRA California title in June.” Meanwhile, the race for scholarships and rodeo supremacy continued with the Jan. 14-15 results GIRLS EVENTS Pole Bending – Dakota Montagne had the best ride of the day earning 25 points. However, Alix Carpenter stayed No. 1 with a 13-point ride. Points Standings – A Carpenter 106, F Stewart 87, T Biglow 80. Barrel Racing – Rachel Bertram barely hung onto her No. 1 ranking posting no points while Angelina Carrion (22 points) and Jennifer Oakham (13) closed the gap. Coral Alberi scored 30 to move into fourth. Points Standings – R Bertram 85, A Carrion 80, J Oakham 71. Breakaway Roping – Although Katie Rice scored her lowest mark of the year (15) she still held onto a 32 point lead. Points Standings – K Rice 113, T Biglow 81, M Horton 81. Goat Tying – Rice rode easy with 28 points. Annie Rose Seifert took over second with 25 points. Points Standings – K Rice 137, AR Seifert 113, K Cochran 100. Cutting – Cheyanne Carpenter added 18 points to her totals, but Rice moved into second with 27 points. Points Standings – C Carpenter 120, K Rice 107, T Biglow 103.5. BOYS EVENTS Bareback – Colton Onyette remained on top with no riders in the event. Points Standings – C Onyette 70. Saddle Bronc – Clayton Brum saddled up and got 20 points upping his total to 40. Points Standings – C Brum 40. Bull Riding – Tyler Stueve brought his competition back into the race with no points. Robert Braiser scored 29 and now trails Stueve by four. Points Standings – T Stueve 68, R Braiser 64, C Demo 55. Steer Wrestling – Riley Jackson entered the competition with a 19-point showing, but Jaed Hare remained well ahead adding 20 points to his total. Points Standings – J Hare 99, J Clark 36, R Jackson 19. Tie Down Roping – Seth Bowling refused to give up No. 1 by scoring 15 points. C.J. Beauregard stayed in second with 18 points. Points Standings – S Bowling 107, CJ Beauregard 92, C Brum 85. Cutting – Jordan Sparrowk cuts like no other adding 29 points to his totals. The cowboy has earned 89 points in three events. Chase Bisby picked up 25 points to stay No. 2. Points Standings – J Sparrowk 140, C Bisby 128.5, C Brum 122.5. MIXED Team Roping-Header – Alberi had the best performance of the day with 25 points to move into fourth place. However, Brum continued to dominate with 15 points and a 31-point lead. Cheyanne Carpenter remained in second with 12 points, but Sparrowk gained ground earning 17 points. Points Standings – C Brum 106, C Carpenter 75, J Sparrowk 71. Team Roping-Heeler – Tyler Gibbs held onto first place, but Jackson and Seth Bowling gave chase with 12 and 17 points respectively. Rice picked up 25 points for a 68 total but remained in fourth. Points Standings – T Gibbs 82, R Jackson 75, S Bowling 71. Rice and Brum are the All Around leaders. Rice holds 1 ½ point lead over Cheyanne Carpenter. Brum holds a big lead over Sparrowk 373 ½ to 211. The next CHSRA District 3 rodeo is scheduled for March 10-11, Lincoln Rodeo Grounds. District 3 will compete in a combined rodeo in Red Bluff this month. For more information on high school rodeo, visit www.chsra.com. E-mail News Messenger Sports at jiml@goldcountrymedia.com