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BUTTE VALLEY, CA – Shane Dunning’s memorial roping was held Feb. 22 at Norm Witt’s Saddle Creek Ranch. Shane’s wife, Dena, did a great job of getting it together, with a lot of good people helping by bringing food for the potluck. A lot of friends and family were on hand, including Dena, Shane’s daughter Shelby, as well as his nephew and stepmom. The Parker family brought food to share and two big shop heaters to keep the area warm. Special thanks to all the buckle and knife sponsors. Results of the roping are as follows; payoffs are per man:
#5 Roping: 3 for $20, 66 teams
1st go: 1. Denton Dunning and Dan Williams Jr, 7.2, $50. 2/3. Kolt King and Cole Bunting; Adrienne Wagner and Jerritt Wagner, 7.4, $20.
Closest to birthday: Joe Kaye and Larry Williams, 12.5, knives.
Average: 1. Marv Barton and Jerritt Wagner, 26.8, $250 + buckles. 2. Karen Dillard and Ty Morrill, 28.5, $200. 3. Barb Kellogg and Jerritt Wagner, 28.9, $150. 4. Karen Moore and Ty Morrill, 31.5, $100. 5. Joe Kaye and Jake Young Jr., 31.7, $60.
#7 Hdcp Draw: 3 for $20, 54 teams
1st go: 1. Ryan Parker and Trent Wagner, 5.9, $50.
Closest to birthday, JD Machado and Cody Stewart, 12.4, knives.
Average: 1. Wyatt Bullivant and Trent Wagner, 23.2, $250 + buckles. 2. Shelby Dunning and Cody Parker, 23.5, $190. 3. Judy Parker and Ty Morrill, 24.0, $130. 4. Kamish Wagner and Trent Wagner, 24.1, $70.

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Red Bluff, CA – Winter saddle series roping #4:
February 17
#5 Roping: 3 for $20, 33 teams
1st go: 1. Aaron Bressoud and Cody Keeling, 8.0, $40.
Average: Travis Bentley and Casey Meroshnekoff, 27.3, $190. 2. Wyatt Bullivant and Lane Murrey, 28.9, $120. 3. Judy Parker and Doug Parker, 25.3, $80.
#6 Roping: 3 for $20, 30 teams
1st go: 1. Dean Conard and Cody Keeling, 7.9, $40.
Average: 1. Mike Murdock and Casey Darst, 26.0, $170. 2. Dean Conard and Cody Keeling, 27.8, $100. 3. Mike Murdock and Kelly Huff, 28.0, $60.
#8 Hdcp Draw: 3 for $20, 22 teams
1st go: 1. Mike Clark and Cody Keeling, 7.5, $20.
Average: 1. Mike Clark and Wyatt Bullivant, 17.8, $130. 2. Travis Bentley and Casey Darst, 28.2, $90. 3. Billy Rutherford and Lane Murray, 12.8 on 2, $50.
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Los Molinos, CA – Winter saddle series roping #5:
February 24
#5 Roping: 3 for $20, 36 teams
1st go: 1. Aaron Bressoud and Kelly Huff, 7.9, $40
Average: 1. Terry Brown and JD Machado, 25.8, $200. 2. Wyatt Bullivant and Jerritt Wagner, 29.1, $120. 3. Kamish Wagner and Jerritt Wagner, 34.0, $80.
#6 Roping: 3 for $20, 18 teams
1st go: 1. Mike Murdock and Mike Keeling, 7.8, $20.
Average: 1. Wyatt Bullivant and Trent Wagner, 18.8 on 2, $130. 2. Jon Sutfin and Mike Keeling, 23.6, $80.
#7 Winner Take All: 3 for $20, 6 teams
1. Jon Sutfin and JD Machado, 14.0, $80 + caps.