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June 2, 2013

High school rodeo finals return to Woodward

(Continued)

Woodward, Okla. —

Area competitors

A number of talented youngsters from Woodward and Northwest Oklahoma will compete in the Oklahoma High School Rodeo Finals at Crystal Beach Arena this week.

They include:

Mark Aguilar, 16, of Mooreland is in the team roping and calf roping events. He started rodeo when he was only 4-years-old. "I just did almost everything . . . I did barrel racing, pole bending, calf riding...just everything I could," he said.

Aguilar graduates in two years and hopes to get a rodeo scholarship to Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva.

Cheyenne Christensen, 16, Clear Lake is competing in the cutting horse event  "When I was 3-years-old, I did barrels and poles. When I got older I did goat tying," she said.

She plans on attending Western Oklahoma State  College in Altus then Panhandle State University majoring in agriculture.

Rylan Ferbrache, 18, of Woodward will compete in team roping. He began his rodeo career young and jumped right into the thick of team roping. "I started out in team roping at 12-years-old," he said.

He plans to attend West Texas A&M in Canyon Texas on a rodeo scholarship that he hopes to receive.

Drew Grunewald, 15, of Woodward will compete in breakaway roping. She began rodeo when she was 10 years old in the breakaway roping competition.

Jaco Messenger, 16, of Woodward will compete in the calf roping and cutting events. "I would have been 11-years-old when I started. At that time, I did calf roping, team roping and chute-dogging," he said.

He wants to go to college anywhere he is able continue his rodeo career.

Madelyn Messenger, 18, of Woodward will compete in cutting and breakaway roping. She is planning to attend Oklahoma State University. She began her rodeo career when she was 13-years-old doing breakaway and cutting events. At present, she is the National High School Rodeo Secretary.

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