The afternoon kicked off with bareback riding and Tim O’Connell of Zeingle, IA scoring 84 points on Buetler and Son’s Fearless. Justin Simon of Limon, CO had today’s best time in steer wrestling of 6.5 seconds. Quinn Kesler and Walt Woodard scored 5.7 seconds for the best time in today’s team roping.
Cash Wilson rode Buetler and Son’s Roan Ranger to the day’s high score of 84 points. Richard Newton in tie-down roping had the day’s best time of 9.9 seconds. Women’s barrel racing had a tie for best time of 18.07, shared by two Arizonans Sharon Harrell of Wickenburg, AZ and Chelsie Stodghill of Pine, AZ. The first day of action concluded with Jestyn Jax Woodward of Custer, SD riding Buetler and Son’s Crime Scene for a high score of 83. Tucson Rodeo action continues tomorrow with another great day of rodeo action, gates open at 11am with ProRodeo starting at 2pm.
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The following are unofficial results from the Tucson Rodeo, Feb. 18, 2023 first performance
Tucson Rodeo Event Standings
Bareback riding: 1, Tim O’Connell, Zeingle, Iowa, 84 on Buetler and Son’s 120 Black Fury; 2,
Cole Franks, Clarendon, Texas, 82.5; 3, Lucas Samaniego, Riverside, Calif., 73.
Steer wrestling: 1, Justin Simon, Limon, Colo., 6.5; 2, Trevin Fox, Fort Hall, Idaho, 8.6; 3, Gus
McGinn, Haines, Ore., 9.1; 4, Denton Good, Long Valley, SD, 9.9; 5, Laramie Warren, Adair,
Okla., 16.4; 6, Wyatt Lindsay, Las Cruces, NM, 17.1.
Team roping: 1, Quinn Kesler, Holden, Utah, Walt Woodard, Stephenville, Texas, 5.7; 2, Braden
Pirrung, Hartford, SD, Lane Siggins, Eloy, Ariz., 5.9; 3, Nick Pullara, Pueblo, Colo., Clint Harry,
Wickenburg, Ariz., 8.2; 4, Wade Hatch, Kirtland, NM, Shane Hatch, Kirtland, NM, 16.0.
Saddle bronc riding: 1, Cash Wilson, Wall, SD, 84 points on Beutler & Son’s B5 Roan Ranger; 2,
Brody Wells, Powell, Wyo., 78; 3, Brady Hill, Onida, SD, 76; Chet Johbson, Buffalo, Wyo., 73.
Tie-Down Roping: 1,Richard Newton, Portales, NM, 9.9; 2, Justin Smith, Leesville, LA, 10.8; 3,
Zane Blandford, La Vernia, Texas, 11.9; 4, James Ramirez, Churchill, Mont., 12.5; 5, Ladd King,
West Weber, Utah, 21.0.
Barrel racing: 1-2, Chelsie Stodghill, Pine Ariz., Sharon Harrell, Wickenburg, Ariz., 18.07; 3,
Lakota Bird, Nanton, Alberta, Canada, 18.08; 4, Emma Charleston, Reeds, Missouri, 18.21; 5,
Taylor Manning, Yellowhead, Alberta Canada, 18.23; 6, De’Ann Kiehne, Ft. Summer, NM, 18.50;
7, Shelley Holman, Brentwood, Calif., 18.64; 8, Annie Alexander, Las Cruces, NM, 19.04; 9,
Steely Steiner, Weatherford, Texas, 23.16; 10, Cranna Roberts, Red Deer County, Alberta,
Canada, 23.37; 11, Christina Gould, Williams, Ariz., 23.83.
Bull riding: 1, Jestyn Jax Woodward, Custer, SD, 83 points on Beutler & Son’s Crime Scene; 2,
Joe Alejos, Jr., Guatemala, 79.5; 3, Billy Quillan, Fallon, Nev., 77.5.
Continuing for its 98 th year, La Fiesta de los Vaqueros – Tucson is staged by the nonprofit Tucson
Rodeo Committee, Inc. A portion of the rodeo proceeds benefits community groups including
Lion’s Clubs, 4-H Clubs and Rotary Clubs. The Rodeo continues tomorrow, Sunday Feb 19 th and
Thursday February 23 rd through Sunday February 26 th with 6 total rodeo performances. For
tickets and info visit: tucsonrodeo.com.