Special to the Times
White Pine Jr. High and High School Rodeo Team will be competing at the Nevada Jr. High, High School State Rodeo Finals this weekend in Fallon Nev., May 26 -30. Junior high state finals will be May 26 and 27. White Pine has three junior high qualifiers; Kelsi Adamoli, Maggie Wines (who is currently 8th in barrels, 10th in pole bending, and 5th in the rifle shoot), and Jessie Leyba (White Pine’s reigning and returning state champion, national finals qualifier in the rifle shoot).
High school state finals will be May 28-30. Fourteen high school state qualifiers are headed to Fallon. Tabeatha Hamilton, Jaice Robinson, Victoria Theurer, Morgan Lester, Jamie Wines, Madison Panagopoulos, Ryan Benson, Shay Zeman-Heckethorn, Wyatt Jordan, Mason Bostic (who is currently 10th in trap shoot), Paul Sonerholm (who is currently 3rd in saddle bronc), Tyler Whipple (who is currently 6th in the rifle shoot, 6th in trap shoot and returning state champion and national finals qualifier!), Sadie Leyba ( who is 1st in barrels, 9th in trap shoot, 6th in rifle shoot and returning state champion, national finals qualifier in rifle shoot and barrels!), and Catherin Odgers, White Pine’s reigning Nevada State High School Rodeo Queen.