Day One Reno Rodeo Results

RENO, Nev., – Results are in for the first full night of the 98th annual Reno Rodeo. Nevada native, Dakota Eldridge, took the win in Steer Wrestling with a score of 9.1 on two.

Eldridge scored 4.9 on his first go-round and 4.2 on his second. He has had a successful year with wins at the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo, Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Santa Maria, Calif.) among many others including the all-around at the Parada Del Sol (Scottsdale, Ariz.) and Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show and Rodeo (Mercedes, Texas).

Here are the night’s top results:


1. Seth Lee Hardwick, Ranchester, WY, 84.5 on Powder River Rodeo’s E Big Prize
2. Kelly Timberman, Mills, WY, 83.5 on Powder River Rodeo’s Show Boat
3. Orin Larsen, Inglis,MB, 82.5 on Diamond G Rodeo’s Sis is Sassy

Steer Wrestling:

1. Dakota Eldridge, Elko, NV, Total: 9.1
2. Curtis Cassidy, Donalda, AB, Total: 9.7
3. Cody Doescher, Oklahoma City, OK, Total: 11.3

Team Roping:

1. Chase Wiley, Charlotte, TX & Martin Lucero, Stephenville, TX, Total: 14.5
2. Rowdy Rieken, Arp, TX & Ace Pearce, Washington, TX, Total: 16.9
3. Nick Sartain, Dover, OK & Justin Davis, Cottonwood, CA, Total: 20

Saddle Bronc:

1. Jake Wright, Milford, UT, 81.5 on Powder River Rodeo’s Trail of Tears
2. Cort Scheer, Elsmere, NE, 81 on Diamond G Rodeo’s Dunn Gone
3. Brady Nicholes, Hoytsville, UT, 79 on Diamond G Rodeo’s 18 Karat Kowboy

Tie-down roping:

1. Cody Quaney, Cheney, KS, 8.7
2. Randall Carlisle, Castor, LA, 9.6
3. Bryson Sechrist, Apache, OK, 9.7

Barrel Racing:

1. Jane Melby, Burneyville, OK, Total: 34.66
2. Sammi Bessert, Loma, CO, Total: 35.19
3. Jill Welsh, Parker, AZ, Total: 35.38

Bull Riding:

Dustin Boquet, Bourg, LA, 80 on Western Rodeos’ Little Jeffey

*Scores are unofficial until verified by the Rodeo Secretary

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About the Reno Rodeo
The Reno Rodeo is a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctioned sporting event, and one of the top five rodeos in North America. Reno Rodeo is a non-profit organization made up of over 500 volunteers. This year’s Reno Rodeo is scheduled for June 15-24, 2017. Competition includes bareback, team roping, saddle bronc, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, women’s barrel racing and bull riding. Like Reno Rodeo on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or for more information on the Reno Rodeo, visit