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District 3 Rodeo and queen pageant April 13-15

Final rodeo for junior varsity
By: Staff Report
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The April 14-15 District 3 Rodeo will also include the pageant for the 2012-13 queen to be held on Friday, April 13. All events will take place at the Lincoln Rodeo Grounds just off Sterling Parkway. This is also the final rodeo of the season for the junior varsity. Running for queen again this year is Tay (Taylor) Creeks who will be a senior next year. Also making a bid for the crown is Taylor Myers. The pageant is open to the public. The contestants will be judged on horsemanship, modeling, and speech. They will be given a test, an interview, and impromptu questions. Creeks said to be queen requires knowing all the rules inside and out and it means representing District 3 wherever the queen goes. Creeks also said she hopes for a big crowd to come out and see just what it takes to be rodeo queen for a year. Four District 3 cowboys were tops in their events at the California High School Rodeo Association Challenge of Champions held March 23-25 in Plymouth. District 3 also placed second in the nine-district event. Jaed Hare was first in steer wrestling and averaged only 10.1 seconds to get his animal on the ground. The Thundering Three’s Clayton Brum scored 74 to take the top prize in bull riding. And Jordan Sparrowk and Seth Bowling averaged just 15.02 seconds in the team roping for gold in that event. Following are District 3 representatives who finished in the top 10: Steer Wrestling – Luke Pfister 6th, Riley Jackson 7th and Jesse Clark 9th. Tie Down Roping – Clayton Brum 5th. Breakaway Roping – Madison Horton 5th. Pole Bending – Alix Carpenter 7th and Faith Stewart 8th. Goat Tying – Kay Cochran 2nd, Annie Rose Seifert 6th and Katie Rice 10th. Bull Riding – Colby Demo 5th, Tyler Stueve 7th and Justin Sanders 9th. Girls Cutting – Taylor Biglow 4th and Katie Rice 5th. Boys Cutting – Clayton Biglow 3rd and Jordan Sparrowk 5th. There is no admission to attend the pageant or rodeo thanks to generous sponsorship from local businesses and professional. And the snack bar serves up some of the finest western barbecue of any district. Lincoln Rodeo Grounds April 14-15, all day District 3 Rodeo Queen Pageant Friday, April 13, 5:30 p.m. Challenge of Champions Plymouth Rodeo Grounds March 23-15 District 3 Champions Jaed Hare – Steer Wrestling, average time: 10.1 seconds Jordan Sparrowk and Seth Bowling – Team Roping, average time: 15.02 seconds Clayton Brum – Bull Riding, average score: 74