Emma Garijo rode tough at the 34th Annual Silver State International Rodeo (SSIR) that concluded last Saturday, July 6 at the Winnemucca Events Complex.
Garijo finished as the reserve all-around junior high champion with 74 points behind Sage Pearce (85) from California.
Garijo also took first place in pole bending and she teamed up with Billy DeLong for the win in team roping, and she was ninth in girls breakaway.
Jaden Usher (74 points) from Arizona was third overall, Cassidy Bradshaw (71) from Idaho was fourth, California’s Makenna Machado (61) finished fifth, and Humboldt County’s Jolena Ayers (31) was 15th.
DeLong (66) finished fourth in the junior high boys all-around.
He was sixth in boys breakaway, he tied for eighth place in ribbon roping and he finished 12th in goat tying.
Arizona’s Shea Freeland (96) took the junior high boys all-around title, Racin Allen (86) from Idaho was second, Chad Reber (79) from Utah finished third, and Utah’s Tad Williams (65) was fifth.
Utah’s Hailey Humphrey (125.5) was the high school girls all-around winner.
Jada June Totten (47) from Idaho finished second, Alyssa Adair (44) from Utah was third, Raegan Steed (41) from Idaho finished fourth, and Utah’s Faith Fitzgerald (40.5) was fifth.
The boys high school all-around championship ended with a tie between Alberta, Canada’s Austin Hines and Idaho’s Sod Williams at 58. Levi Schmidt (46) from Alberta took third, and Garrett Brown (42) from Idaho was fourth. Isaac Mori (38) finished in a tie for sixth place.
In the individual high school events the results were as follows.
Bareback was won by Kayson Jensen from Utah. Idaho’s Sterling Rogers and Sage Allen took second and third place respectively.
Kacee Ward from Alberta won the barrel racing competition, while Idaho’s Jada June Totten was second, and Lauryn Riney from Oregon took third place.
Boys cutting was won by Hayden Taylor from California, Melroy Vigoren out of Utah took second and Idaho’s Sod Williams was third. Humboldt County’s Isaac Mori finished fourth.
Breakaway roping saw Utah’s Shaylee Gilbert and Hailey Humphrey grab the top two spots, with Jada June Totten from Idaho taking third place.
The bull riding champion was Alberta’s Matt Howard and Garrett Maxfield from Idaho took second place.
Girls cutting was won by Breyana Miller-Dubray from Idaho.
California's Liana Erenberg was second and Faith Fitzgerald from Utah took third.
The goat tying competition was won by Arizona’s Adi Jo Martin. Jimi Lloyd (32) from Idaho was second and Utah’s Hailey Humphrey finished third.
The junior high events saw the following results.
Bareback steer riding was won by Washington's Blake Masden with the only qualifying ride.
Barrel racing was won by Makenna Machado from California.
Payton Johnson from Oregon was second, Arizona's Brett Woolsey was third and Jolena Ayers finished fourth.
In boys breakaway roping, Idaho’s Racin Allen was the victor, Tanner Kerr and Cody French from California were next.
In boys goat tying Idaho’s Rhett Lloyd and Wylee Williams sandwiched Utah’s Tad Williams.
Bull riding saw two qualifiers, Hunter Maxfield from Idaho and Nevada’s Flint Schacht.
In chute dogging Alberta’s Laine Ference was tailed by Tad Williams from Utah. California's Cody French and Humboldt County’s Landon Albisu were third and fourth, respectively.
Girls breakaway roping, was won by California's Sage Pearce.
Utah’s Quincy Probst and Kadence Martin trailing her, while the girls goat tying order was Oregon’s Sarah Naegeli. Shea Montgomery from California and Utah’s Allie Shields.
Following Garijo in pole bending were Utah’s Jaycee Fowkes and Washington's Emma Chumley.
Ribbon roping was captured by Shea Freeland and Jaden Usher from Arizona with Nevada’s Megan Dondero and Cole English taking second place.
Colt Blankman and Peyton McCabe from Utah were first and second in the rifle shoot, and fellow Ute Cooper Sagers took the saddle bronc ride title with Landon Albisu holding on for second place.
Behind Delong/Garijo in team roping were Kennedi Gamble and Sage Pearce from California and Arizona's Shea Freeland won tie-down roping.
Utah’s Alyssa Adair was on top of pole bending, with Oregon's Emily Shoepe and Gwyneth Cheyne trailing, and Ute Kate Stewart topped Nevadan Jayce Blake in reined cow horse.
Rifle shoot was won by Kylan Humphrey from Utah and Idaho’s McCall Hopkins took the saddle bronc honors.
Tyrel Harris from Utah came out on top in steer wrestling, and the team roping was won by Idaho’s Garrett Brown and Austin Iveson.
Tie-down roping was won by Austin Hines from Alberta, and Caden Bowcutt blasted his way to a win in trap shoot.
The week of competition between over 500 cowboys and cowgirls from the Western United States, Canada and Australia saw them competing for over $90,000 in prizes and scholarships.
More information about rodeo and all of the results from the SSIR can be found at nevadastatehsra.net and/or ssir.us.