Chilliwack’s Shandra Davis third in barrel racing battle

The rodeo at the Chilliwack Fair saw competitors from province wide compete in a dozen events.

Chilliwack’s Shandra Davis scored a third place finish in barrel racing at last weekend’s Chilliwack Fair.

Sixty four women entered the competition. Davis scored 18.462 points which put her behind Mariah Mannering of Quesnel (17.992) and Gibsons native Sara Christmas (18.462).

Another Chilliwackian snuck into the top 10. Carrie Mussell was sixth with 18.583 points.

The rodeo included 12 events.

Kamloops native Denver DeRose won the bareback competition, riding ‘The Graduate’ and scoring an 84. Cash Kerner from 100 Mile House was second, riding ‘Smokin’ Gun.’ Jared Marshall from Prince George was third riding ‘Unmanned.’

Ty Hall from Kamloops captured the bull riding title while Williams Lake native Joe Roberson rode ‘Kiss N’ Kate’ to victory in saddle bronc.

Merritt’s Clint Maier took the title in tie-down roping while Qualicum Beach’s J.D. Hays finished first in steer wrestling.

Justin Weaver (Kamloops) bested 30 competitors in breakaway roping while Nick Teixeria (Kamloops) and Tim Pellan (Aldergrove) joined forces for a win in team roping.

Chilliwack’s Milan Gubash and Langley’s Fred Wien finished seventh in that event.

Heffley Creek native Justin Mitchell claimed top spot in junior steer riding and Langley’s Elexa Lanaset won in junior barrel racing.

The peewee barrels crown went to Quesnel’s Kira Stowell.

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