Buckeye, Arizona – The Buckeye Senior Pro Rodeo took place January 25th and 26th at the South Buckeye Equestrian Center. Rob Black from Congress, Arizona took home the most points in this NSPRA event with wins in Ribbon Roping along with Nikkie Miller on a time of 8.7, and Tiedown with a time of 10.900. Nikkie Miller herself also took the win in 40 Barrel Racing with a time of 18.130.
Jessie Prihoda of Bryan, Texas won the Bull Riding with a score of 75; Julian Todacheenie of Holbrook, Arizona won Bareback with a score of 68; Teri and Clint James of Payson, Arizona scored the high points in 40-59 Team Roping with a time of 7.400; Ricky Lambert from Wiggins, Colorado won 40-59 Tiedown with a time of 12.200; Lynee Stairs of Hanford, California won 50 Barrel Racing with a time of 17.620; Rod Retherford of Pendleton, Oregon won the 50 Saddle Bronc with a score of 52; in 60 Barrel Racing Judy Myllymaki of Arlee, Montana scored the highest points with a time of 18.230; Dale Whitlow (HD) of San Tan Valley, Arizona along with Walter Bob Baxter of Cornville, Arizona won 60 Team Roping with a time of 6.900; Roy Durfey of Savannah, Missouri had the high score in 68 Tiedown with a time of 13.500; Ladies Breakaway winner was Sherri Gentry of Pleasanton, Kansas with a time of 4.100; and Ray Yamauchi of Grace, Idaho won the Men’s Breakaway with a time of 4.200.
Photos by Brian Minson