Garijo’s win at Fallon high school rodeo

The Nevada High School Rodeo Association made it latest stop in Fallon on April 16-17 and Humboldt County’s Emma Garijo and Lexi Garijo each won events in the average.

Lexi Garijo earned the top spot in the breakaway average with a time of 6.83 seconds. 

After placing sixth in the first performance, Garijo won the second performance at 2.570 and was the only competitor to break three seconds on the weekend.

Garijo placed 23rd in the barrel racing average with a time of 36.829 and Garijo and partner Kaden Florez from Fernley were seventh in team roping with an average time of 36.900. 

Emma Garijo claimed the top spot in the pole bending average at 42.369. She split first place in the opening performance with Elko’s Syerra Silva in a time of 21.247. 

Garijo was second in the final performance at 21.122 to knock off Silva for first place. Garijo is 14th in the all-around standings. 

Garijo placed fifth in the barrel racing average at 35.549, which included a third-place finish in the first performance with a time of 17.590. 

Her strong weekend continued in the breakaway roping, where she was sixth with a time of 18.340. Garijo stopped the clock at 3.820 to place third in the first performance.

Garijo is currently fifth in the all-around standings and she leads the pole bending season standings. She is second in barrel racing and breakaway roping.  

Natalie Mori placed third in reined cow horse with 280 points, which included a second-place run in the opening performance with 142.5 points. Mori was seventh in girls cutting with 133 points, including a second-place run in the second performance and Ashley Rookstool was sixth in girls cutting with 134 points. 

In addition, Mori was 29th in barrel racing. Mori is second in the season-long reined cow horse standings.

Cooper Hill and Billy DeLong were second and fifth, respectively, in boys cutting. Hill won the first performance with 70 points. DeLong was fifth in steer wrestling. He placed third in the fir

st performance at 6.97 but did not have a time in the second performance. DeLong and Hill were 10th and 11th in tie-down roping.

DeLong continues to lead the all-around cowboy standings and Hill is 10th. DeLong is second in boys cutting and Hill is fourth, while DeLong is second in saddle bronc and steer wrestling. 

Gracie Lou Holman wins girls cutting

Battle Mountain’s Gracie Lou Holman swept both performances of girls cutting with scores of 71 and 72 to take the top spot. 

Holman was ninth in breakaway roping, after missing her calf in the first performance, she bounced back to place fourth in the second performance with a time of 3.98.

Amelia Lancaster was fourth in the breakaway roping at 8.570 and she was sixth in pole bending with runs of 22.662 and 22.352. Lancaster was 16th in barrel racing with a combined time of 36.055. 

Jolena Ayers finished second in goat tying with runs of 11.280 and 9.080 and she was 30th in barrel racing.

Italy Jo Holman and Desi Coombs placed ninth and 13th in barrel racing, while Coombs was 10th in breakaway toping and Holman 19th.  Coombs finished 2oth in pole bending and Holman was 37th.

Junior high results

Humboldt County’s Matti DeLong, Brynn Barto and Louise DeLong were second, fourth and fifth in barrel racing. DeLong won the first performance with a time of 17.810.

Matti DeLong and Barto were sixth and eighth in girls breakaway and Louise DeLong was 11th in breakaway roping. Matti DeLong placed fifth in girls goat tying and Barto placed 12th. Taylor Hill was 18th.

Huntley Byrd finished second in pole bending at 46.459, which included winning the first performance at 20.998. Matti DeLong was sixth and Barto 13th. 

Matti DeLong and Wyatt Peak were second in ribbon roping and Lane Byrd and Battle Mountain’s Jorja Mashburn were fifth. 

Lane Byrd finished second in boys breakaway roping and Bryce Fears was ninth. Byrd placed fourth in boys cutting, while Logan Marshall, Wyatt Thomas and Fears were 15th, 16th and 17th. 

Fears also placed second in bull riding, which included a run of 52 points in the first performance. Marshall placed sixth in chute dogging.

The Nevada High School Rodeo Association was in Washoe County this past weekend and stops in Winnemucca on May 6-8.