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Annual rodeo draws huge crowds to Fair Park arena


Kenneth Solomon tracks one down in tiedown roping competition with an appreciative overflow rodeo crowd cheering him on. 
Rockdale Reporter/Cliff Dungan Kenneth Solomon tracks one down in tiedown roping competition with an appreciative overflow rodeo crowd cheering him on. Rockdale Reporter/Cliff Dungan The best of the best came to Rockdale Friday and Saturday to put on a show at the Rockdale Rodeo.

Overflow crowds enjoyed two nights of pro rodeo action in the Roping & Cutting Club arena, following team roping and 4D barrel racing Wednesday and Thursday.

Participants in the Rockdale Fair Rodeo earn points toward cumulative pro rodeo standings.

Cadillac Rodeo Company listed results as follows:

BAREBACK RIDING
1st—Donnie B’Oris, 84 points.

SADDLE BRONC RIDING
1st—Aaron Lide, 84 points.
2nd—T. J. Haynie, 82.

BULL RIDING
1st—Dustin Wright, 86 points.
2nd—Pistol Preece, 70.


Above, Tommy Cook takes the steer wrestling while at right, Rockdale’s Makenlee Worley competes in the breakaway roping event. Above, Tommy Cook takes the steer wrestling while at right, Rockdale’s Makenlee Worley competes in the breakaway roping event. STEER WRESTLING
1st—Tommy Cook, 4.4 seconds.
2nd—Marty Johnson, 4.7.
3rd—Blaine Cox, 5.2.

TIEDOWN ROPING
1st—Spence Barney, 8.11 seconds.

2nd—Landon McClaugherty,
8.58.
3rd—Sterling Smith, 9.53.
4th—Cedric Martin, 9.68.
5th—Cody Little, 9.72.
6th—Cody Wood, 10.06


Cameron Dutcher holds on to a wild one during bull riding. Cameron Dutcher holds on to a wild one during bull riding. WOMEN’S BREAKAWAY
ROPING
1st—Kelli Modesette, 3.42
seconds.
2nd—Ashley Moreau, 3.70.
3rd—Ashley Mohon, 3.87.
4th—Terra Arledge, 4.00.

WOMEN’S BARREL
R ACING
1st—Sidney Forrest, 17.42
seconds.
2nd—Brittany Grant, 17.50.
3rd—Kristi Johnson, 17.54.
4th—Jana Riley, 17.54.
5th—Kendra Elliott, 17.58.
6th—Morgan Breaux, 17.72

TEAM ROPING
1st— Joe Dee Norrell and
Shawn Berry, 4.35 seconds.
2nd—Brad Hamilton and J. W.
Cotton, 4.44.
3rd—Robert Pixley and Paul
Hopkins, 4.77.
4th—Joe Beaver and Reno
Gonzales, 4.88


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