Sy Felton wins ‘Best of the Best’ calf roping championship

Sy Felton, calf roping champion at the Best of the Best Timed Event Rodeo, is shown with the mayor of Gallup, New Mexico. || Courtesy MISSY FELTON

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Sy Felton of Stephenville won the calf roping competition at the Pinnacle Bank Best of the Best Timed Event Rodeo this weekend in Gallup, New Mexico.

Felton won a saddle and more than $3,400 after using 28.5 seconds to rope and tie three head. The Stephenville teen, who recently competed in the Texas High School Rodeo Association finals, was third with a 9.2 in the first round, went 10.4 in the second and found himself in third entering the short go.

Felton didn’t back down, winning the final round in a blistering 8.9 seconds to also come out on top in the average.

Sy Felton with the mayor of Gallup, NM and the saddle for winning the calf roping championship at the Best of the Best Timed Event Rodeo. || Courtesy MISSY FELTON
Sy Felton with the mayor of Gallup, NM and the saddle for winning the calf roping championship at the Best of the Best Timed Event Rodeo. || Courtesy MISSY FELTON

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