Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter
Fernley’s Daunte Ceresola was named the All-Around champion and qualified for the National High School Finals Rodeo in four events as the Fernley Junior High/High School Rodeo Team finished competing at Nevada State Finals in Winnemucca on May 27–31.
National Qualifiers are the top four placings from each event in each state.
In addition, three members of the Fernley team qualified for the Junior High National Finals Rodeo and three others qualified for the Silver State International Rodeo.
The following are the results for the Fernley Team at the Nevada State Finals:
Daunte Ceresola – HS
3rd – Reined Cow Horse
3rd – Boys Cutting
3rd – Team Roping, Heeler (with partner Tayler Felton, Fallon)
2nd – Tie Down Roping
All Around Champion
Haegen Ridge – HS
5th – Bull Riding
Kaden Florez – HS
10th – Team Roping, Heeler (with partner Lexi Garijo, Humboldt Co)
10th – Tie Down Roping
7th – Reined Cow Horse
Kade McKnight – JHS
2nd – Team Roping, Header (with partner Jace Harry, Fernley)
4th – Boys Goat Tying
5th – Ribbon Roping (with partner Kylie Ann Behrendt, Fernley)
6th – Boys Breakaway
Kylie Ann Behrendt – JHS
2nd – Light Rifle
3rd – Girls Goat Tying
5th – Ribbon Roping (with partner Kade McKnight, Fernley)
Jace Harry – JHS
1st – Ribbon Roping (with partner Matti Delong, Humboldt Co)
2nd – Team Roping, Heeler (with partner Kade McKnight, Fernley)
4th – Boys Breakaway
4th – Chute Dogging
4th – Saddle Bronc Steer Riding
Carmen Luque – JHS
9th – Pole Bending
11th – Girls Goat Tying
21st – Barrels
The Junior High National Finals Rodeo will be held June 20–26 in Des Moines, Iowa.
National Qualifiers from Fernley:
Kylie Ann Behrendt – Light Rifle, Girls Goat Tying
Jace Harry – Ribbon Roping, Team Roping, Breakaway, Chute Dogging and Saddle Bronc Steer Riding
Kade McKnight – Team Roping, Boys Goat Tying
The High School National Finals Rodeo will be held July 18–24 in Lincoln, Neb.
National Qualifier from Fernley:
Daunte Ceresola – Tie Down Roping, Reined Cow Horse, Boys Cutting, Team Roping
The Silver State International Rodeo will be held June 30–July 6 in Winnemucca.
SSIR Qualifiers (Top 5th – 25th placings from State Finals):
Carmen Luque – Pole Bending, Girls Goat Tying
Kaden Florez – Team Roping, Tie Down Roping, Reined Cow Horse
Haegen Ridge – Bull Riding