Blake Ramsey of Cheraw racked up multiple wins in the senior girls' division at the 80th Annual La Junta Kids Rodeo and Race Meet, which took place this past weekend at the Kids Rodeo Grounds.
Ramsey swept both the senior girls' arena and jockey championships en route to winning the All-Around saddle.
Ramsey was the winner of the pole bending, goat tying, breakaway roping and she was second in barrel racing. On the track, she won all three races — the 3/8-mile race, the 14-hand race and the 220-yard race.
Jacobi Larsen of Fowler was the senior girls' runner-up. She was second in goat tying and in the 220-yard race.
Aleeyah Roberts of Colorado Springs won the senior girls' barrel race.
Miles Rader of Kim took home the senior boys' All-Around saddle. Rader took a win in the 220-yard race and he was second in the 3/8-mile race. He and Reid Rodewald of Umatilla, Florida, placed second in the senior team roping.
Levi Adams of Moscow, Kansas, was the senior boys' runner-up as well as taking the jockey championship. On the track, he won the 3/8-mile race and the three-horse relay and he was second in the 220-yard race.
Denton Dietrich of Cheraw was the senior boys' arena championship after he won bull riding and was third in chute dogging.
Grady Carroll of Trinidad and Bob Walter of Model won senior team roping. Colt Honey of La Junta won chute dogging.
Crowley McCuistion of Sugar City won the junior boys' All-Around and he was also the jockey champ. He won the small pony race and the 220-yard race and he was second in the 3/8-mile race. In the area, he won junior boys' steer riding.
Waitley Sharon of Ordway was the junior boys' runner-up. He was the winner of the 3/8-mile race and he was second in the small pony race and third in the 220-yard race. In the arena, he won pole bending and was second in goat tying.
Joe Cash Autry of Branson was the junior boys' arena champ as he won breakaway roping.
Other junior boys' event champions were Cash Evans of Yuma, who won goat tying and Evan Bottini of Fowler, who won the flag race.
Shyanna Reeves of Boone took the junior girls' All-Around saddle and she also won the arena championship. She won breakaway roping and she was second in goat tying and third in the flag race.
Autry and Reeves were second in the junior dally ribbon roping. Byers and Leilani Brown of Ordway won the event.
Ashton Elliott of Sugar City was the junior girls' runner-up. She won the small pony race and she was third in goat tying.
Dray Hall of Cheraw won the junior girls' jockey title as she won the 3/8-mile race and she was second in the small pony race.
Also winning a junior girls' event were Cassidy Evans of Yuma in pole bending and barrel racing, Paige Eaks of Pueblo West in goat tying and Haley Hall of Model in the flag race.
Another member of the Sharon family, Trave, won the tiny tot boys' All-Around championship and he was also the arena champion. He won goat tying and was second in the flag race, barrel racing and the Shetland Pony race.
Maverick Barratt of Ordway was the tiny tot boys' runner-up. He won the Shetland Pony race and the flag race.
Other tiny tot boys' event champions included Bray Burnham of Kim in pole bending and Krew Karney of Ordway in barrel racing.
Another Autry family member, Aspen, was the tiny tots girls' All-Around champion and the arena champion. She won pole bending, the flag race and barrel racing.
Isabelle Schier of Wild Horse was the tiny tots runner-up. She was second in goat tying and third in pole bending.
Also winning in the tiny tots girls division was Jaslyn Bates of Manzanola in goat tying and Dawsen Kouba of Pueblo in the Shetland Pony race.
The sportsmanship awards went to Ashland Mosher of Hugo (tiny tot girls), Tripp Thomas of Ordway (tiny tot boys), Delaney bond of Rocky Ford (junior girls), Jack Kissel of Genoa (junior boys), Kalyssa rude of Hugo (senior girls) and Malachi Adams of Moscow, Kansas (senior boys).
The hard luck cowgirl was Bristyl Barratt of Ordway and the hard luck cowboy was Kace Yoder of Karval.
Rain affects rodeo
The rodeo was delayed more than an hour on Saturday because of a severe storm which brought rain, wind and lightning.
The rain returned at the end of Sunday's performance, which moved the awards ceremony to the Valley Cowboy Church.