Sports Briefs

Posted: Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Barrel horse racing slated for Wednesday

The National Barrel Horse Association District Finals barrel races will take place Wednesday at the Soldotna Rodeo Grounds on Kalifornsky Beach road in Soldotna. Opening ceremonies and flag presentation are slated for 7 p.m., and the public is invited to attend.

A barrel racing event took place at the rodeo grounds Aug. 24, with the results as follows:

Barrels

Open — 1D: 1. Shana Wilson, 15.901; 2. ChelseyFowler, 16.284. 2D: 1. Amber Davis, 16.576. 3D: 1. Beth Fowler, 17.325; 2. JoAnn McWhorter, 17.340. 4D: 1. Corey Wilkinson, 18.602; 2. Tina Williamson, 20.703.

Youth — 1D: 1. Jennifer Murray, 15.905; 2. Jake Fowler, 15.979; 3. Colten Jensen, 16.231; 4. Ciarra McKenzie, 16.373. 3D: 1. Sara Jensen, 17.17.; 2. Lisa Orth, 17.241; 3. Brittney Morris, 17.609. 4D: 1. Laura McKenna, 18.313; 2. Shelby Rogde, 18.431; 3. Jenna Jensen, 18.897; 4. Kassy Ferganchick, 19.005; 5. Athena Glidewell, 24.822.

Poles

Open — 1D: 1. Chelsey Fowler, 21.473; 2. Mellissa Fowler, 22.335. 2D: 1. Amber Davis, 23.051. 3D: 1. Beth Fowler, 24.370; 2. Corey Wilkinson, 26.135; 3. Tina Williamson, 30.492.

Youth — 1D: 1. Ciarra McKenzie, 22.091; 2. Jake Fowler, 22.529; 3. Colten Jensen, 22.943. 2D: 1. Lisa Orth, 23.780. 3D: 1. Laura McKenna, 26.662; 2. Athena Glidewell, 34.018;3. Shawnacee Brooks, 34.295.

Polebending district season champions

Open Poles — 1D: Champion, Chelsey Fowler; Reserve Champion, Mellissa Fowler. 2D: Champion, Amber Davis; Reserve, JoAnn McWhorter. 3D: Champion, Tina Williamson; Reserve, JoAnn McWhorter.

Youth Poles — 1D: Champion, Colten Jensen; Reserve Champion, Ciarra McKenzie; 2D: Champion, Lisa Orth; Reserve, Sara Jensen; 3D: Champion, Lisa Orth, Reserve, Laura McKenna.

Barrel racers fare well at state competition

Six members of the Soldotna district of the National Barrel Horse Association traveled to Palmer Saturday to participate in the state finals.

Winning the title of champion in open class 1D was Mellissa Fowler while Chelsey Fowler was the reserve champion. In open class 3D, Beth Fowler won a champion's title. In the youth 1D class, Jake Fowler was the champion and in the youth 4D class, Jennifer Murray was the reserve champion.

Tina Williamson also raced in the state finals



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