Photo by JEFF STOKOE/Advocate staff-Foothills Cowboy Association Cowboy Classic Finals Rodeo    ---------Competing in the boys steer riding event at the Foothills Cowboy Association Cowboy Classic Finals Rodeo Carter Sahli of Red Deer bursts from the shoot on the first day of competition Friday night.  Sahli

Photo by JEFF STOKOE/Advocate staff-Foothills Cowboy Association Cowboy Classic Finals Rodeo ---------Competing in the boys steer riding event at the Foothills Cowboy Association Cowboy Classic Finals Rodeo Carter Sahli of Red Deer bursts from the shoot on the first day of competition Friday night. Sahli

Bigchild rides to junior bullriding title at FCA Finals

Cylas Bigchild of Rocky Mountain House racked up 80 points through four performances of the Foothills Cowboys Association Finals Rodeo at the Westerner Stockmens Pavilion during the weekend and captured the junior bull riding title. Bigchild won $885 for his efforts.

Cylas Bigchild of Rocky Mountain House racked up 80 points through four performances of the Foothills Cowboys Association Finals Rodeo at the Westerner Stockmens Pavilion during the weekend and captured the junior bull riding title.

Bigchild won $885 for his efforts.

Meanwhile, Branden Dillman of Sherwood Park won the bareback title with 160 points and earned a cheque for $3,654, and James Gunsch of Thorsby pocketed $2,570 for winning the calf roping crown with 120 points.

Nanton’s Dustin Sippola was the top rider in the saddle bronc event, posting 110 points and taking the top money of $2,548, while Austin Quiring of Strathmore claimed the bull riding crown with 140 points and earned $3,070.

The boys steer riding title went to Coy Robbins of Camrose, who ran away with the championship with 150 points while earning $1,619, and Riley Regier of Coronation took top honours in the novice horse riding event with 120 points.

He earned a cheque for $2,285.

Glen Allen Nash of Drayton Valley garnered the steer wrestling crown with 155 points, winning $3,445 in the process, and Skyler Mantler of Coaldale took the ladies barrel racing title with 160 points and earned $3,570.

The junior barrel racing event was won by Edey Ireland of Longview. She recorded 160 points and pocketed $3,570.

The team roping title went to Grady and Jeff Quam of Crossfield. The pair put up 120 points and snared a cheque for $5,140.

Other Central Alberta results:

Bull riding — Shane Peters, Delburne (30 points, $750); Dustin Glenn, Red Deer (10 points, $250); Tanner Henderson, Carolina (zero points).

Calf roping — Dallas McDougall, Bashaw (90 points, $750); Connor McComish, Stettler (10 points, $250).

Steer wrestling — Matt Richardson, Olds (50 points, $750); Troy Pollitt, Bentley (30 points, $750).

Ladies barrel racing — Stcey Ruzicka, Bentley (50 points, $1,000); Stacy Lunde, Sundre (zero points); Tana Millard, Innisfail (zero points).

Junior barrel racing — Anna Lauweryssen, Big Valley (70 points, $700).

Boys steer riding — Kale Ward, Elnora (25 points, $233); Carter Sahli, Red Deer (25 points, $200).

Novice horse riding — Logan Young, Caroline (70 points, $790); Sam Thurston, Big Valley (zero points).

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