The first Jr. High Rodeo was held in Dunning, Neb. on September 7 and 8. All three students from Gordon-Rushville Middle School had a good start for the new rodeo season.
On Saturday, September 7, Caleb Hilliker placed 5th in the breakaway roping with a time of 6.5 seconds. He also placed 6th in the team roping with Ty Richardson. Blake Henry placed 3rd in the chute dogging with a time of 11.1 seconds. Morgan Darnell placed 1st in the breakaway roping with a time of 3.0 seconds and 1st in the team roping with Peyton Crowder turning in a time of 12.8 seconds. She was also 8th in the goat tying.
On Sunday, Morgan placed 2nd in the ribbon roping with Cameron Jenson. Blake was 1st in the chute dogging with a time of 4.2. He was also 8th in the goat tying and 5th in the calf roping.
The next Jr. High Rodeo is September 28 and 29 in Torrington, WY.