Local competitors bring home the gold at Invitational Rodeo
The second annual Intermountain Icebreaker Rodeo was held at the Golden Spike Coliseum in Ogden on March 7-9. Athletes representing Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, New Mexico, Colorado, South Dakota, North Dakota, Arizona, Idaho and Montana.
Zach Jensen, a sophomore at Carbon High and his team roping partner Louie Ivie a freshman at Canyon View Junior High took home the first go round win in the team roping event, roping their steer in seven seconds flat. They roped a 7.4 seconds in the second round qualifying them for the short go in first place and giving them a fourth place overall finish.
Austin Allred a freshman at Canyon View Junior High took home a third place finish in the first round of the bull riding event qualifying him for the short go on Saturday. Drawing the bull "Sloppy Seconds" in the short round Austin came down a little early but still ended up fourth place overall.
Morgan Jensen, a freshman at Mont Harmon Junior High, competed in the barrel racing and pole bending. Tipping a barrel in the first round took her out of the short go, but she came back beating out 60 girls and winning the second go-round with a time of 16.0 giving her the go-round buckle.
The High School Rodeo season will kick off the first weekend in April back in Ogden and the Carbon Rodeo will be held on April 12 at the Carbon County Fairgrounds and the Emery Rodeo will be held on April 13 at the Blue Sage Arena in Castle Dale.