Salinas Valley man takes all-around rodeo title


Doyle Hoskins won the all-around cowboy honors at the 75th annual Stonyford Rodeo, held May 5-6 in western Colusa County.

The 24-year-old Salinas Valley resident took home $1,623 of the total $30,659 weekend payout, placing first ($1,465) in team roping with partner Joseph Shawnego, of Oakdale, and sixth ($157) in tie-down roping.

The honor follows his March 31, 2018 all-around win at the High Desert Stampede Professional Rodeo in Redmond, Ore.

The Stony Creek Horsemen’s Association sponsored the two-day rodeo, which included Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association events, as well as amateur events.
Professional standings

Bareback Riding:

First place: Grant Denny, 82 points on Bridwell Pro Rodeos’ Lilly Loose Lips, $940; Second place: Wyatt Denny, 79.5, $705; Third place: Casey Meroshnekoff, 79, $470; Fourth place: Brent Bannon, 75, $235.

Steer wrestling:

Frist place: Blaine Jones: 5.5 seconds, $1,147; Second place: Dillon Hushour, 8.8, $860; Third place: Dane Browning, 9.2, $573; Fourth place: Ryle Smith, 9.3, $287.

Team roping:

First place: Doyle Hoskins/Joseph Shawnego, 5.2 seconds, $1,465 each; Second place: Victor Ugalde/Jeffrey Larson, 6.0, $1,213; Third place (tie) Hayes Smith/Justin Davis and Trey Blackmore/Matt Costa, 6.5, $834 each; Fifth place: C.J. DeForest Jr./Andy Holcomb, 11.3, $455; Sixth place: Jake Raine/Corey Walker, 11.6, $253.

Saddle bronc riding:

First place: Johnny Espeland, 81 points on Bridwell Pro Rodeos’ Frontier, $1,147; Second place: Colton Carter, 80, $860; Third place: Jake Wright, 79, $573; 4. Allen Boore, 77, $287.

Tie-down roping:

First place: Jordan Ketscher, 9.3 seconds, $913; Second place: Jerrad Hofstetter, 10.2, $756; Third place: Adam Gray, 11.2, $598; Fourth place: Bo Pickett, 12.0, $441; Fifth place: Colton Farquer, 12.2, $283; Sixth place: Doyle Hoskins, 12.4, $157.

Barrel racing:

First place: Vicky Cook, 17.26 seconds, $910; Second place: Mary Jo Camera, 17.41, $791; Third place: Brittney Barnett, 17.68, $673; Fourth place: Cheyenne Hattesen, 17.70, $554; Fifth place: Lyndee Stairs, 17.71, $435; Sixth place: (tie) Cathy Cagliari and Syd Wheeler, 17.74, $257 each; Eighth place: Shelbi Thall, 17.80, $79.

Bull riding:

First place: *Lon Danley, of Tularosa, New Mexico, 83.5 points on Bridwell Pro Rodeos’ Clean-n-sober, $1,247; Second place: Ryan McConnel, 83, $970; Third place: Chase Dougherty, 81.5, $727; Fourth place: Colton Dougherty, 71, $520; no other qualified rides. (*all totals include ground money).

Amateur standings

Junior Steer Riding:

First Place: Braedyn Schweninger, 89 pts; Second place: Hunter Hughes, Corning, 72 pts.
Ladies Barrel Race: First place: Corolee Williams, Magalia, 17.309 sec.; Second place: Nahe Nobriga, 17.357 sec.; Third place: Audrey Antonwich, Duham, 17.420 sec.: Fourth place: Chelsea Glanz, Discovery Bay, 17.498 sec.

Team Roping:

First place: Willie Worley and Justin Weber, Arbuckle, 6.2 sec.; Second place: Wyatt Weisenberger, Oroville, and Spike Sprague 6.8 sec.; Third place (tie) Ken Cook, Willows and Jim Parker, San Francisco, 7.1 sec. and Cole Hook, Red Bluff, and Robert Jones, Red Bluff.

Mutton Bustin Saturday:

Best Dressed: Gracia Sims, Discovery Bay; Wildest Ride, Brody Stokes, Orland; First place buckle: Cade Campbell, Princeton.

Mutton Bustin Sunday:

Best Dressed: Ty Roenspie, Orland; Wildest Ride: Lane Roenspie, Orland: First place buckle: Kolton Saunders, Elk Creek.

Bridwell Pro Rodeos was the stock contractors. Don Jesser was the announcer. Specialty act: John Payne. Bullfighters: Eric Layton and Tim O’Connor. Clown/barrelman: JJ Harrison. Flankman: Tim Bridwell. Chute boss: John Wright. Pickup men: Bobby Marriott and Matt Twitchell. Photographer: Dustin Olson. Music director: Anita Jesser. ■

Susan Meeker is the Editor and Reporter for the Pioneer Review. She started her position with the Pioneer Review in January 2017 as the Advertising Manager. Susan specializes in local crime, government reporting. She also loves covering the various topics and events in our county. You can send her a message at