GARDEN CITY, Kan. - Southeastern traveled to Garden City, Kan., to participate in the Garden City CC Rodeo where the team qualified five individuals back in the short go round, with Ari-Anna Flynn turning in a Girl’s All-Around Title.
In the Girl’s Breakaway competition, Flynn posted a time of 3.5 which placed her splitting a four way tie for 8th-11th place in the first go-round of competition.
She came back in the short go-round of competition and posted a 2.2 but broke the barrier to make her total time a 12.2. and place her fifth in short go-round, while her time of 15.7 in the average was enough to put her in sixth place in the average.
In the Calf Roping event Bryce Murray posted a time of 10.8 in the first round of competition which was good enough to qualify him in 10th place in the short round.
Unfortunately, Murray came back and missed his calf which took him out of the competition.
In the Team Roping competition two savage storm ropers qualified for the top ten.
Ethan Fox and his partner Chase Boekhaus from Northwestern Oklahoma State clocked a time of 6.2 which set them in fifth place in Sunday’s competition.
They came back and stopped the clock at 6.1 which was good enough for them to capture second place for the weekend.
Kolton Schmidt and his partner Sawyer Barham from Coffeyville Community College made a blistering run of 5.8 to split first place in the first round of competition.
They came back on their second steer and clocked a time 16.8 due to a broken barrier which still placed them fourth in the average times.
In the Barrel Racing competition things got fast.
Savage Storm riders Micaela Carlile and Flynn qualified in the short go round of competition in fifth and sixth place, respectively.
Carlile posted a time of 14.27 that set her in fifth place in the first go round of competition and Flynn stopped the clock at 14.33 which was good enough for sixth.
Flynn came back on Sunday and hit a barrel which took her out of the average, while Carlile clocked a time of 14.06.
Her average time on two runs of a 28.33 was fast enough for a fourth place finish in the average.
Flynn combined enough points in the Breakaway Calf Roping and the Barrel Racing to bring home the Girl’s All-Around Championship.
The Storm will nest be in action when they travel to Fort Scott Community College on March 7-9 in Fort Scott, Kan.