Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Toone is repeat winner at ImPRA Labor Day rodeo


By JEFF CORDES
Express Staff Writer

     Gooding’s Cliff Toone nailed down the saddle bronc season title—the only repeat event winner from 2012—at Hailey Rodeo Park Aug. 31-Sept. 1 during the Intermountain Pro Rodeo Association Finals.

     The two-day holiday rodeo about 100 total entries. It brought together the top 12 finalists in ImPRA events over the spring and summer of 2013.

     Year-end champions in each event, plus top rookies were prizes were awarded:

     · Saddle bronc: Cliff Toone of Gooding for a second straight year $3,104.46.

     · Bareback bronc: Josh Adams of Grace $3,296.16. Top rookie: Tristan Hansen of Victor $682.56.

     · Bullriding: Cory Goff (rookie) of Grantsville, Utah $1,946.25.

     · Stock saddle bronc: McCade Petersen of Filer $1,591.10.

     · Tie down roping: Rob Webb of Wendell $3,129.10. Top rookie: Coy Surrett of Buhl $1,727.26.

     · Breakaway roping: Kara Avery of Idaho Falls $5,326.12. Top rookie: Brayden Roe of Wendell $1,207.69.

     · Steer wrestling: Aaron Skinner of Clifton $3.165.96. Top rookie: Tyrel Skinner of Logan, Utah $1,395.01.

     · Team roping, header: Ralph Gunter of McCammon $4,464.51. Top rookie: AJ Fuchs of Teton Village, Wyo. $2,145.49.

     · Team roping, heeler: Dan Webb of Wendell $4,308.21.

     · Barrel racing: LaDawn Bayes of Adrian, Ore. $2,820.70. Top rookie: Cassidy Quinn of Pocatello $381.71.

     For the season, the men’s and women’s all-around winners by place, along with their prize winnings, were:

     · Men: 1—Rob Webb of Wendell made it three all-around titles in a row with a $7,437.31 total, more than $1,000 more than last year. 2—Dan Webb of Wendell $5,040.49. 3—Jared Parke of Gooding $4,799.16. 4—Coy Surrett of Buhl (rookie) $2,397.39. 5—Payson Munns of Rexburg $1,827.28. 6—Brogan Bennett of Gooding $1,104.31. 7—Ryan Barrington of Blackfoot $802.37.

     · Women: 1—Last year’s all-around runner-up Kimberlyn Fitch of American Falls $5,536.20. 2—Makenzie Barrington of Blackfoot $3,866.36. 3—Shelby Freed of Pocatello $3,397.59. 4—Megan Gunter of McCammon $2,806. 5—Kelsey Lutjen of Florence, Az. $1,721.95. 6—Cathy Morgan of Menan $1,573.46.

     The ImPRA Finals stock contractors were Hoggan Rodeo of Terreton (2012 Stock Contractor of the Year) and 7C Buckers of Tooele. Finals pick-up men were Wes Clegg and Sav Clegg. Bullfighters were Tim Sullivan and Justin Scherer. Finals timers were Heather M. Clegg and Heather Clegg.

     Announcer was Chip Gasser.

     Results at the Finals Rodeo:

     · Bareback bronc: Finals average champion was Mason Clements of Draper, Utah with a season total of $2,291.70.

     First go at Hailey: 1—Tristan Hansen of Victor 77 points. 2—Mason Clements 72 and Josh Adams of Grace 72. Second go at Hailey: 1—Mason Clements 76. 2—Josh Adams 74.

     Finals averages: 1—Mason Clements 148 for $360. 2—Josh Adams 146 for $240.

     · Saddle bronc: Finals average champion was Cliff Toone of Gooding.

     First go at Hailey: 1—Tanner Butner of Daniel, Wyo. 77 points. 2—Kendall Anderson of Grantsville, Utah 70. 3—Cliff Toone of Gooding 68. Second go at Hailey: 1—Cliff Toone 77. 2—Justin Palmer of South Jordan, Utah 72. 3—Justin Trujillo of Elko, Nev. 67.

     Finals averages: 1—Cliff Toone 145 for $320. 2—Tanner Butner 77 for $240. 3—Justin Palmer 72 for $160. 4—Kendall Anderson 70 for $80.

     · Bullriding: Finals average champion was Brady Sullivan of Stockton, Utah with a season total of $1,582

     First go at Hailey: 1—Brady Sullivan 82 points. 2—Cory Goff 69. Second go at Hailey: 1—Casey Bliven of Grantsville, Utah 78. 2—Tristan Hansen of Victor 70.

     Finals averages: 1—Brady Sullivan 82 for $346.40. 2—Casey Bliven 78 for $259.80. 3—Tristan Hansen 70 for $173.20. 4—Cory Goff 69 for $86.60.

     · Stock saddle bronc: Finals average champion was McCade Petersen of Filer.

     First go at Hailey: 1—Bailey Bench of Oakley 74 points. 2 (tie)—Casey Sullivan of Grantsville, Utah 70 and McCade Petersen of Filer 70. Second go at Hailey: 1—Jordan Jones of North Ogden, Utah 75. 2—Tanner McNee of Downey 71. 3—Anthony Brown of Grantsville, Utah 69.

     Finals averages: 1—McCade Petersen 139 for $283. 2—Casey Sullivan 137 for $169.80. 3—Jordan Jones 75 for $113.20.

     · Tie down roping: Finals average champion was Lex Smith of Malad with a season total of $2,673.03.

     First go at Hailey: 1—Rob Webb of Wendell 8.7 seconds. 2—Jarrett VanBiezen of Burley 9.1. 3—Lex Smith 9.2. 4—Jared Arave of Blackfoot 9.3. Second go at Hailey: 1—Jared Parke of Gooding 8.9. 2—Lex  Smith 9.1. 3—Rob Webb 9.7. 4 (tie)—Chase Elkington of Rigby 9.9 and Kyle VanBiezen of Twin Falls 9.9.

     Finals averages: 1—Lex Smith 18.3 for $453.20. 2—Rob Webb 18.4 for $339.90. 3 (tie)—Jared Parke 20.0 for $169.95 and Chase Elkington 20.0 for $169.95.

     · Breakaway roping: Finals average champion was Kimberlyn Fitch of American Falls with season earnings of $3,262.92.

     First go at Hailey: 1—Kara Avery of Idaho Falls 2.3 seconds. 2—Kimberlyn Fitch of American Falls 2.9. 3—Megan Gunter of McCammon 3.2. 4—Jill Lufkin of Menan 3.4. Second go at Hailey: 1—Kimberlyn Fitch 2.2. 2—Kalena Webb of Wendell 3.7. 3—Bry Fenske of Menan 3.8. 4—Shelby Freed of Pocatello 12.0.

     Finals averages: 1—Kimberlyn Fitch 5.1 for $453.20. 2—Jill Lufkin 15.8 for $339.90. 3—Bry Fenske 16.9 for $226.60. 4—Bo Jane Smith of Malad 17.3 for $113.30.

     · Steer wrestling: Finals average champion was Payson Munns of Rexburg with season earnings of $1,365.28.

     First go at Hailey: 1—Payson Munns of Rexburg 4.3 seconds. 2—Colton Hill of Blackfoot 5.2. 3—Brogan Bennett of Gooding 9.9. 4—Tyrel Skinner of Logan, Utah 13.2. Second go at Hailey: 1 (tie)—Riley Butler of Blackfoot 4.1 and Aaron Skinner of Clifton 4.1. 3—Ryan Kesl of Tendoy 5.4. 4—Cody Jones of Richfield 5.9.

     Finals averages: 1—Payson Munns 13.8 for $453.20. 2—Tyrel Skinner 20.0 for $339.90. 3—Brogan Bennett 20.7 for $226.60. 4 (tie)—Aaron Skinner 4.1 for $56.65 and Riley Butler 4.1 for $56.65.

     · Team roping, header: Finals average champion was Rob Webb of Wendell with season earnings of $4.308.21.

     First go at Hailey: 1—Rob Webb of Wendell 5.0 seconds. 2—Cody Yerrington of Carey 5.2. 3—Clay Berry of Garland, Utah 5.5. 4—Cole Sherwood of Grace 5.6. Second go at Hailey: 1—David Temple of New Plymouth 4.8. 2—Rob Webb 5.1. 3—AJ Fuchs of Teton Village, Wyo. 6.0. 4—Cody Yerrington 6.8.

     Finals averages: 1—Rob Webb 10.1 for $453.20. 2—Cody Yerrington 12.0 for $339.90. 3—AJ Fuchs 12.1 for $226.60. 4—David Temple 15.5 for $113.30.

     · Team roping, heeler: Finals average champion was Dan Webb of Wendell.

     First go at Hailey: 1—Dan Webb of Wendell 5.0 seconds. 2—Casey Brunson of Gooding 5.2. 3—Britt Newman of St. Anthony 5.5. 4—Steve Sherwood of Grace 5.6. Second go at Hailey: 1—Jared Parke of Gooding 4.8. 2—Dan Webb 5.1. 3—Dylan Swafford of Rigby 6.0. 4—Casey Brunson of Gooding 6.8.

     Finals averages: 1—Dan Webb 10.1 for $453.20. 2—Casey Brunson of Gooding 12.0 for $319.90. 3—Dylan Swafford 12.1 for $226.60. 4—Jared Parke 15.5 for $113.30.

     · Barrel racing: Finals average champion was LaDawn Bayes of Adrian, Ore. Carey’s Kristy Yerrington placed fifth in the season standings with $1,451.25.

     First go at Hailey: 1—Darby Fox of King Hill 16.669 seconds. 2—LaDawn Bayes of Adrian, Ore. 16.678. 3—Timmi Hutchings of Blackfoot 16.705. 4—Kyna Schrader of Middleton 16.726. Second go at Hailey: 1—LaDawn Bayes 16.304. 2—Kyla Schrader 16.557. 3—Darby Fox 16.579. 4—Hope Jordan of Parma 16.583.

     Finals averages: 1—LaDawn Bayes 32.892 for $453.20. 2—Darby Fox 33.248 for $339.90. 3—Kyna Schrader 33.283 for $226.60. 4—Hope Jordan 33.377 for $113.30.

     · 18/40 tie down: Season winner was Jared Parke of Gooding $1,560.13. Finals average winner was Wyatt Williams of Gooding 1,547.13.

     · 18/40 steer wrestling: Season winner and Finals average winner was Jake Worthen with $1,147.20 in earnings.

     · No. 10 team roping header: Season winner was Cole Sherwood of Grace, and Finals average winner was Brock Mason.

     · No. 10 team roping heeler: Season winner was Coy Surrett, and Finals average winner was Kindel Mason.




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