A hill full of spectators cheered on riders at the second team penning event for the Whetstone Valley Rodeo Association on Saturday, June 20. Thirty-one teams participated.
Jen Kack, Teresa Mead, and Louie Minder won first place for penning three head in 32.50 seconds. Jason Arndt, Harold Fischer, and Mike McKernan took second with a time of 38.87 seconds. Third place went to Craig Magedanz, Monte Rosen, and Blair Wittnebel at 39.31 seconds, and Teresa Mead, Joanie Hills, and Harold Fischer clocked in at 44.65 seconds for fourth place.
Eighteen teams competed in the add ‘em up event. First place went to Louie Minder, Pete Otto, and Monte Rosen for getting their cattle out in just 16.32 seconds. Donald Peterson, Kelly Peterson, and Casey Yamaura took second with a time of 17.72.
Individual cumulative point totals this season include: Louie Minder, 133; Monte Rosen, 130; Teresa Mead, 127; Harold Fischer, 125; Craig Magedanz, 109; Tom Graham, 106; Mike McKernan, 104; Jason Arndt, 104; Don Peterson, 102; Calvin Thompson, 101; Blair Wittnebel, 98; Pete Otto, 97; Kelly Peterson, 94; Casey Yamaura, 92; Steve Hamann, 90; Milt Stengel, 87; Brad Hanson, 85; Joanie Hills, 83; Randy Schuchard, 80; Chuck Schuchard, 78; Cody McMahon, 71; Marsha Wieting, 71; Wyatt McGee, 70; Dustin Hills, 60; Dave Hardy, 59; Steven Hills, 58; Casey Arndt, 50; Brian Anderson, 42; Reese Cronen, 40; Preston McGee, 36; Gary Letrud, 36; Jen Kack, 36; Matt Jones, 35; Brooke Mesman, 32; Jeff McMahon, 19; Kerry Hemingson, 18; Angie McGee, 9; Rick Bolin, 4; Nikki Roggenbuck, 4; Jess McGee, 3.
The next team penning event is scheduled for Saturday, July 11.