Payne wins barrel racing at Membership Rodeo
From Staff Reports

March 12, 2004 -- Sulphur Springs' Chani Payne took top honors in barrel racing at the Sulphur Springs Membership Rodeo at the Hopkins County Civic Center which attracted more than 700 entries and awarded a purse worth a record $70,000.

Payne ran the barrels in 13.93 seconds to win the event and a purse of $1,727. Other area participants who fared well in the rodeo, which ran Thursday through Saturday, included Winnsboro's Josh Cole, second in bareback, and Como's J.D. Miller, sixth in bull riding.

Other event winners included Tye Pride in tie down roping, Lainey Kyle in breakaway roping, Aaron Williams in bull riding, Dooley Parsons in saddle bronc riding, J.W. Aldridge in steer wrestling, and Rance Gant and Ryan Motes in team roping.

Katie Ragan was crowned the rodeo queen, while xxxxx Bailey was junior queen and xxxxxx Stanley was princess.

Complete results, along with scores or times and payout, are below:

Bareback

  • 1. Larry Curry 78 $1,072
  • 2. Josh Cole 76 804
  • 3. Johnny Brewer 75 536
  • 4/5. Joey Carmack 74 134
  • 4/5 Bryan Baker 74 134

Tie Down Roping

  • 1. Tye Pride 8.07 $1,956
  • 2. Trent Turner 8.16 1,549
  • 3. Bruce Tackett 8.19 1,304
  • 4. Sterling Smith 8.21 1,059
  • 5. Kyle Hughes 8.35 815
  • 6/7. Clint Cooper 8.48 570
  • 6/7. Monty Mohon 8.48 570
  • 8. Justin Nulish 8.49 326

Breakaway Roping

  • 1. Lainey Kyle 2.10 $1,361
  • 2. Kelsey Cox 2.38 1,077
  • 3. Tanna Felhauer 2.52 907
  • 4. Staci Johnson 2.56 737
  • 5. Lacie Jones 2.58 567
  • 6/7. Teresa Bilyeau 2.63 397
  • 6/7. Jamie Marcum 2.63 397
  • 8. Jena Brooks 2.65 226

Bull Riding

  • 1. Aaron Williams 81 $1,101
  • 2. Cody Keiss 78 872
  • 3. Robert Covington 77 734
  • 4. Jeremiah Wilder 76 596
  • 5. Justin Coon 75 459
  • 6. J.D. Miller 74 367
  • 7/8. Joey Bailey 72 229
  • 7/8. Cody Hodges 72 229

Saddle Bronc

  • 1. Dooley Parsons 78 $955
  • 2/3. Jack Hooge 74 660
  • 2/3. Clay Gilbert 74 660
  • 4. Matt McCloy 73 365
  • 5/6. Joe Ragsdale 72 84
  • 5/6. David Terry 72 84

Barrel Racing

  • 1. Chani Payne 13.93 $1,727
  • 2. Regina Booth 14.11 1,367
  • 3. Jana Beam 14.24 1,151
  • 4. J.J. Thompson 14.26 935
  • 5. Jennifer Nezat 14.27 719
  • 6/7/8. Whitney Gibson 14.40 431
  • 6/7/8. Hallie Short 14.40 431
  • 6/7/8. Caroline Dodwell 14.40 431

Steer Wrestling

  • 1. J.W. Aldridge 3.6 $1,712
  • 2. Gerald Pasley 4.1 1,355
  • 3/4. Dusty Powell 4.3 1,034
  • 3/4. B.J. Wiseman 4.3 1,034
  • 5. Jacob Bates 4.5 713
  • 6./7. Clayton Hoss 4.6 499
  • 6/7. Clayton Moore 4.6 499
  • 8. Will Scoggins 4.7 57
  • 8. Craig White 4.7 57
  • 8. Travis Langley 4.7 57
  • 8. Matt Willis 4.7 57
  • 8. Robert Goodman 4.7 57

Team Roping

  • 1. R. Gant/R. Motes 4.37 $2,027
  • 2. J. Lovell/R. Durham 4.95 1,609
  • 3. T. Mangus/M. Gomez 5.21 1,351
  • 4. R. Reiken/R. Durham 5.25 1,098
  • 5/6. G. Foster/C. Johnson 5.48 760
  • 5/6. C. Vnonn/Z. Coats 5.48 760

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