Area Cowboys and Cowgirls Begin High School Rodeo Spring Season

The Nebraska high school rodeo spring season began this past weekend with two rodeos in McCook.  In Saturday’s competition, Coy Johnston of Stapleton won the boys all around title.  Johnston’s day was highlighted by winning the steer wrestling in a time of 5.01 seconds.  Johnston teamed with Zane Kreikemeier of Callaway to win the team roping in a time of 8.86 seconds.  Other area highlights on Saturday included Taci Flinn of Arcadia winning the barrel racing in a time of 15.998 and Sid Miller of Merna won the tie down roping in a time of 11.12 seconds.

On Sunday, Broken Bow’s Emma Pearson won the girls all around title.  Pearson was third in the girls cutting and finished runner-up in the pole bending on Sunday.  Other area highlights on Sunday saw Matthew Miller of Callaway win the tie down roping in a time of 10.31 seconds and Jace Hurlburt of Arcadia won the breakaway roping in a time of 2.96 seconds.

For full results click on the links below

McCook #1 – Saturday

MCook #2 – Sunday