2019 Winners at the Wisconsin River Pro Rodeo

Merrill, Wisconsin – June 7-9 2019

All-around cowboy: Mitchell Barney, $2,453, tie-down roping, steer wrestling and team roping.

 

Bareback riding: 1. Mike Fred, 77 points on Barnes PRCA Rodeo’s Valspecial, $827; 2. Jeff Johnson, 64, $620; no other qualified rides.

 

Steer wrestling: 1. Kyle Whitaker, 3.9 seconds, $975; 2. Justin Morehouse, 4.6, $807; 3. Chance Carlson, 4.7, $638; 4. Mitchell Barney, 5.5, $470; 5. Brian Conrad, 5.7, $302; 6. Brandon Ragsdale, 7.2, $168.

 

Team roping: 1. Mitchell Barney/J.W. Nelson, 5.9 seconds, $1,227 each; 2. Payden Emmett/Joe Day, 6.1, $1,015; 3. Cory Petska/Monty Joe Petska, 6.3, $804; 4. Coy Rahlmann/Ryan Von Ahn, 6.4, $592; 5. Joe Jacobsen/Steve Kuntz, 6.5, $381; 6. Keith Hanna/Corey Barnett, 7.4, $212.

 

Saddle bronc riding: 1. Dalton Kingery, 82 points on Barnes PRCA Rodeo’s Buffalo Zinger, $1,501; 2. Ty Manke, 76, $1,137; 3. Byron Gilliland, 75, $819; 4. Weston Pierschbacher, 73, $546; 5. (tie) Kirk Nelson and Jace Blackwell, 67, $273 each.

 

Tie-down roping: 1. Chance Oftedahl, 10.3 seconds, $913; 2. Mitchell Barney, 12.0, $756; 3. Jody Green, 13.4, $598; 4. Kyle Whitaker, 13.5, $441; 5. Tye Casey, 16.6, $283; 6. Chance Locken, 17.5, $157.

 

Barrel racing: 1. Kricket Gintner, 16.73 seconds, $1,229; 2. Julie Erkamaa, 17.17, $1,053; 3. Brittany Jacobsen, 17.23, $878; 4. Kristen Meyer, 17.27, $761; 5. (tie) Patti Hovland, Heidi Gunderson and Danyelle Hovland, 17.28, $468 each; 8. Sandi Brandli, 17.30, $234; 9. Fonda Melby, 17.33, $176; 10. Kiley Dalchow, 17.35, $117.

 

Bull riding: * 1. Cole Fischer, 82 points on Barnes PRCA Rodeo’s Blow, $1,875; 2. Nic Lica, 79, $1,458; 3. Denton Fugate, 78, $1,094; 4. John Young, 74, $781; no other qualified rides. *(all totals include ground money).

 

Total payoff: $35,536. Stock contractor: Barnes PRCA Rodeo. Rodeo secretary: Martha Martin. Officials: Leo Cozzitorto and DeWitt Forrest Jr. Timers: Kendall Barnes and Martha Martin. Announcer: Kelly Kenney. Specialty act: Dusti Crain. Bullfighters: Miles Jones and Luke Moore. Clown/barrelman: Lecile Harris. Flankman: Marty Barnes. Chute boss: Marty Barnes. Pickup men: Jeff Rector and Will O’Connell. Photographer: Dick Squire. Music director: Mark Evans.



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