Junior Rodeo again popular at 2016 Boone County Fair


From little tots to teen cowboys and cowgirls, the Boone County Fairhad another strong turnout of participants for the 2016 version of the annual Junior Rodeo.
Youngsters competed in a variety of events at the county fairgrounds arena in Albion, including mini bull riding for the day’s finale.
Following are winners in the various events:
Goat Tail Tie: 6 & Under – Kolt Francis, Belgrade; 7-10 – Kalie Mangelsen, Albion.
Foot Boot Race: 6 & Under – Kolt Francis; 7-10 – Jarrett Rother & Wade Rother, Belgrade.
Stick Horse Barrels: 8 & Under – Brigg Erskine, Albion (19.23).
Sheep Riders: Colton Juzenas, Albion (60).
Horse Barrels: 12 & Under – Kayley Paitz, Henderson; 13-18 – Dru Mueller, Hooper (19.57).
Horse Poles: 12 & Under – Mardee Berger, Spalding (30.47); 13-18 – Dru Mueller (27.0).
Goat Tying on Horse: Kailey Penny, Cedar Rapids (21.99).
Break Away Roping: Macy Zentner, Cedar Rapids (6.55).
Boot Race on Horse: McKenna Darby, Pleasanton.
Mini Bull Riding: Jrs. – Joe DeCuer; Srs. – Ben Wood, Greeley.