Special to the E-T

The Central Texas Youth Rodeo Association (CTYRA) held their finals May 14-17 in McGregor, where a slew of local youth scored big.

Cole Willingham from Dublin competed in the U6 age group and won the Year End Champion Goat Ribbon, Finals Champion Goat Ribbon, Year End Reserve Champion Boys All-Around, Year End Reserve Champion Barrels and Finals Qualifier Pole Bending.

Catherine Clayton competed in 7-9 age group. Catherine won Year End Champion Goat Tying, Finals Champion Goat Tying, Finals Qualifier Barrels and Pole Bending.

Paige Clayton competed in the U6 and qualified and competed in Barrels, Pole Bending and Goat Ribbons.

Kellyn Harper competed in the 7-9 age group.  Kellyn qualified and competed in barrels and breakaway roping at the Finals.

Ryan Harper competed in the 13-16 age group and won Year End 3rd place Ribbon Roping and Year End 6th place Calf Roping.

Sarah Callaway competed in the 7-9 age group. She won Year End Reserve Champion Goat Tying, qualified and competed in Barrels, Pole Bending and Breakaway Roping.

Aaron Callaway competed in the 13-16 age group and won Year End Reserve Champion Tie Down Roping, Year End Reserve Champion Breakaway Roping and Year End 4th place Ribbon Roping. He also placed in the team roping.

Mary Yates competed in the 13-16 age group and won Year End Reserve Champion All-Around, Year End Reserve Champion Header Team Roping, Year End Reserve Champion Ribbon Roping, Finals Champion Ribbon Roping, Year End 3rd Place Tie Down Roping, Year End 4th Place Breakaway Roping and Year End 4th place Heeling Team Roping.