Congratulations to the Bowman Rodeo Club for a successful year competing in the NDHSRA! Our Bowman kids did an outstanding job in the arena competing with over 200 kids in the NDHSRA.
By Staff Report
During the State Finals in Bowman, contestants were in the hunt for the top 4 positions which would earn them the right to compete at Nationals. We are excited to announce that we have six Bowman Rodeo Club members who earned a spot on the North Dakota National High School Rodeo Team. They will be competing at the World’s Largest Rodeo – National High School Finals held July 14- 20 in Rock Springs Wyoming. Congratulations Elli Rettinger, Madison Rotenbeger, Molly Rotenberger, Cashae McGee, D.J. Martian and Tasha Pond!!
Elli Rettinger secured the 4th place position in the Pole Bending. Elli Rettinger attends New England Public School and has completed her sophomore year. Elli is the daughter of Perry & Brenda Rettinger.
Molly Rotenberger grabbed the 4th place position in the Goat Tying. Molly attends Harding County High School and has completed her sophomore year. Molly is the daughter of Chad and Michelle Rotenberger.
Madison Rotenberger earned the NDHSRA Reserve Champion Goat Tying title. Madison graduated from Harding County School this spring. Madison is the daughter of Chad and Michelle Rotenberger.
Cashae McGee earned the title of NDHSRA Champion Goat Tyer. Cashae graduated from Bowman County High School this spring. Cashae is the daughter of Meryl and Stacy McGee.
D.J. Martian took 4th place in the Bull Riding. D.J. graduated from Bowman County High School this spring. D.J. is the son of Scott and Sarah Martian
Tasha earned the 4th place position in the Trap Shoot. Tasha graduated from Bowman County High School this spring. Tasha is the daughter of Tracey Pond and Jennifer Pond.
Also, Congratulations to Jayda Miller for earning the Girl’s Rookie of the Year award!
To cheer on our kids at Nationals you can view the performances online at www.RidePass.com. Performances times are 7 pm on July 14th and 9 am and 7 pm each day thereafter.
Results from State Finals Gos – Top 10 Placings:
1st Go: Madison Rotenberger – 3rd Cutting, 8th RCH; Cashae McGee: 2nd Goat Tying: 4th Breakaway; Jayda Miller: 2nd Barrels; Elli Rettinger -5th poles, 9th Goats;
2nd Go: Elli Rettinger- 1st Goat Tying; Madison Rotenberger- 4th goats, 5th RCH; Jayda Miller- 9th Barrels, 10th Poles; Cashae McGee – 3rd Breakaway, 5th Goats; Molly Rotenberger – 2nd goats; Teigen Marmon/Luke Mavity -5th Team Roping
Average: Cashae McGee – 2nd Goats, 2nd Breakaway; Elli Rettinger -3rd Goats; Madison Rotenberger- 8th Goats, 4th RCH; Jayda Miller -6th Barrels, 9th poles; Molly Rotenberger – 10th poles; Teigen Marmon/Luke Mavity -6th Team Roping;
Short Go: Elli Rettinger-5th Goats, 6th Barrels, 5th Poles; Cashae McGee-1st Goats; Molly Rotenberger – 3rd Goats; Madison Rotenberger -4th Goats; Jayda Miller-9th Barrels, 9th Poles; Teigen Marmon/Luke Mavity-6th Team Roping;
Year End Results for Bowman Rodeo Club:
Tie Down Roping: Quaid Lardy – 32nd
Team Roping: Teigen Marmon – 9th; Clay Schmalz & Quaid Lardy – 14th; Elli Rettinger -20th
Goat Tying: Cashae McGee – 1st; Madison Rotenberger 2nd; Molly Rotenberger 4th; Jayda Miller-8th; Elli Rettinger – 10th
Breakaway: Cashae McGeev-9th Madision Rotenberger -22th; Jayda Miller – 30th; Elli Rettinger 33rd;
Barrels: Elli Rettinger 6th; Jayda Miller – 10th; Cashae McGee -14th; Madison Rotenberger 19th;
Poles: Elli Rettinger 4th; Jayda Miller – 9th; Molly Rotenberger 16th; Madison Rotenberger 27th
Bull Riding: D.J. Martian – 4th
Reined Cow Horse: Madison Rotenberger – 7th
Cutting: Madison Rotenberger – 12th
Trap Shoot: Tasha Pond – 4th