September 21, 2018

Yates wins Pecos, tops $12K for week

Another big week for Driggers, Crawley brothers

Marty Yaates, shown at the 2015 NFR, won more than $12,000 at PRCA rodeos last week. || Courtesy DUDLEY BARKER/DudleyDoRight.com

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(June 26, 2016) — Stephenville tie-down roper Marty Yates won more than $12,000 this weekend and is headed to the top 10 of the PRCA world rankings.

Yates won a rodeo for the fourth consecutive week, topping the field at the two-head West of the Pecos Rodeo, where he also won the second round and a total of just under $6,000. He also was second in the Rodeo of the Ozarks in Springdale, Ark. for more than $4,000.


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Kaleb Driggers, a header of Huckabay, and Junior Nogueira have been riding a team roping heater of late, and that continued with the exception of a tough short go at Reno. Driggers and Nogueira were second in the first-go, however, for more than $3,900. They also won the second round at Pecos for just over $2,000 and were second in the average at Rodeo de Santa Fe for almost $3,300 more.

Saddle bronc riding stars and brothers Jacobs and Sterling Crawley were also strong last week, highlighted by Sterling splitting the short-go and finishing fourth in the average at Reno, where he earned almost $4,000. Sterling tied for second and won almost $2,700 at Pecos, and Jacobs, the reigning world champ in the event, was second at Santa Fe for close to $1,900.


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Here is a look at winnings last week by local PRCA athletes:

Reno Rodeo

Reno, Nev. June 17-25

Team roping:

First round: 2. Kaleb Driggers/Junior Nogueira, 5.3, $3,902

Second round: 1. Jake Cooper/Tyler McKnight, 4.0, $4,487; 2. Luke Brown/Jake Long, 4.4, $3,902; 4. (tie) David Key/Travis Woodard, 4.6, $2,438

Finals: 2. Clay Smith/Paul Eaves, 5.3, $1,134

Average: 2. Clay Smith/Paul Eaves, 17.2 on three, $5,852; 6. Then Richard/Cole Davison, 19.6, $2,341; 8. Kaleb Driggers/Junior Nogueira, 23.0, $585

Saddle bronc riding:

First round: 8. Jacobs Crawley, 80, $338

Second round: 6. Sterling Crawley, 81, $564

Finals: 1. (tie) Sterling Crawley, 83, $1,450

Average: 4. Sterling Crawley, 238.5, $1,860

Tie-down roping:

First round: 3. (tie) Chase Williams, 8.4, $2,675; 6. (tie) Marty Yates, 8.6, $955

Second Round: 7. Marty Yates, 8.1, $955

Bull riding:

First round: 4. (tie) Bryce Barrios, 81.5, $1,495

Average: 5. (tie) Bryce Barrios, 81.5 on one, $1,170

West of the Pecos Rodeo

Pecos, June 22-25

Team roping:

First round: 1. Luke Brown/Jake Long, 6.4, $2,006; 2. David Key/Travis Woodard, 6.7; $1,660

Second round: 1. Kaleb Driggers/Junior Nogueira, 5.8, $2,006; 2. Blaine Vick/Jim Ross Cooper, 7.5, $1,660; 4. (tie) Tyler Wade/Dakota Kirchenschlager, 7.7, $795

Average: 3. Blaine Vick/Jim Ross Cooper, 15.1, $1,971; 4. Tyler Wade/Dakota Kirchenschlager, 15.3, $1,452

Saddle bronc riding:

2. (tie) Sterling Crawley, 83, $2,688

Tie-down roping:

First round: 1. Sterling Smith, 9.0, $2,204; 7. Marty Yates, 9.9, $479

Second round: 1. Marty Yates, 8.5, $2,204

Average: 1. Marty Yates, 18.4 on two, $3,306

Rodeo de Santa Fe

Santa Fe, NM, June 22-25

Team roping:

First round: 1. (tie) Kaleb Driggers/Junior Nogueira, 4.6, $924

Second round: 1. (tie) Blaine Vick/Jim Ross Cooper, 4.4, $1,139; 3. Kaleb Driggers/Junior Nogueira, 4.5, $816

Average: 2. Kaleb Driggers/Junior Nogueira, 9.1 on two, $1,547

Saddle bronc riding:

2. Jacobs Crawley, 84, $1,877; 5. (tie) Sterling Crawley, 80.5, $490

Rodeo of the Ozarks

Springdale, Ark., June 22-25

Saddle bronc riding:

2. Jacobs Crawley, 88.5, $3,113

Tie-down roping:

2. Marty Yates, 8.0, $4,347

Lehi Roundup

Lehi, Utah, June 23-25

Saddle bronc riding: 5. Jacobs Crawley, 78, $411

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