Local report: Goldendale’s Baize starts well

October 1, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Bull rider Laine Baize of Goldendale had the best ride of the opening night of the Pro-West Rodeo finals, an 81-pointer at Frank Beard Arena in State Fair Park that topped season points leader Colby Reilly of Ephrata.

Season leaders Jacob Stacy in saddle bronc and Noah Bayes in bareback continued their winning ways. Stacy, of Soap Lake, put up a 74-point ride that bettered Moxee’s Danny Alires (67 points) and Buck Sprague of Ellensburg (62), while Bayes tied another Oregon cowboy, Jared Bain, with a 76-point ride to top the night’s bareback round.

Only two of the 10 steer wrestlers were able to catch and throw their steers, with Nick Gutzwiler of East Wenatchee earning the fastest time at 4.55 seconds. Other first-round winners included Brad Goodrich of Hermiston, Ore., in tie-down roping, Yelm’s Jennifer Frohman in breakaway roping, Jordan Crossley of Hermiston in barrel racing and team ropers Chris Hays and Mike Wallen.

Today’s second go-round gets under way at 2 p.m.

Bareback Riding: 1 (tie), Jared Bain, Haines, Ore., and Noah Bayes, Adrian, Ore., both 76; 3, Eric Mader, Keuterville, Idaho, 74.

Tie-Down Roping: 1, Brad Goodrich, Hermiston, Ore., 9.71 seconds; 2, Brett Hale, Tenino, Ore., 9.90; 3, Brian Hill, Lewiston, Idaho, 9.93.

Breakaway Roping: 1, Jennifer Frohman, Yelm, 2.59 seconds; 2 (tie), Jennifer Casey, Mesa, and Jordan Crossley, Hermiston, Ore., 2.84.

Saddle Bronc: 1, Jacob Stacy, Soap Lake, 74; 2, Danny Alires, Moxee, 67; 3, Buck Sprague, Ellensburg, 62.

Steer Wrestling: 1, Nick Gutzwiler, East Wenatchee, 4.55 seconds; 2, Dakota Eldridge, Elko, Nev., 4.72.

Team Roping: 1, Chris Hays, Monroe-Mike Wallen, Arlington, 5.82 seconds; 2, Bryce Palmer, Milton Freewater, Ore.-Garrett Jess, Coulee City, 6.50; 3, Tyler Shannon, Caldwell, Idaho-Todd Cleveland, Lewiston, Idaho, 6.77.

Barrel Racing: 1, Jordan Crossley, Hermiston, Ore., 14.302 seconds; 2, Pam Caper, Cheney, 14.542; 3, Coti Fuller, Lewiston, Ore., 14.544.

Bull Riding: 1, Laine Baze, Goldendale, 81; 2 (tie), Colby Reilly, Ephrata, and Jesse Kardos, Newport, both 77.


Yaks win on the road

WENATCHEE — Tori Farias had 14 kills and 19 digs, and Traci Schweyen and Raini Weaver added eight kills each as Yakima Valley defeated Wenatchee Valley in four sets Friday night in East Region action.

Kylie Huffman had 24 assists for the Yaks (5-2 region, 18-6 overall).

YVCC returns to action next Friday, hosting Treasure Valley.

YVCC highlights: Tori Farias 14 kills, 19 digs; Traci Schweyen 8 kills; Raini Weaver 8 kills; Danielle Najera 18 digs; Kylie Huffman 24 assists.


YVCC claims forfeit win

Yakima Valley was awarded a forfeit victory for today’s scheduled women’s soccer game with Southwestern Oregon.

The game was forfeited because the Lakers recently had a coaching change and are experiencing transportation and supervision issues, according to a YVCC statement.

YVCC, 4-1-0 in East Region play and 6-2-0 overall, visits Wenatchee Valley on Wednesday.


Thursday’s results



Pullman 128, Selah 42

Selah in top 3

200 medley relay: 3, Selah (Taylor Jones, Kelsey Clifton, Dalainee Viernes, Melanie Garza) 2:16.39. 200 IM: 3, Clifton, 2:43.38. 100 fly: 3, Viernes, 1:24.58. 100 free: 3, Clifton, 1:06.82. 200 free relay: 2, Selah (Rachel Krawczyk, Brittany Borchert, Clifton) 2:01.80. 100 back: 3, Jones, 1:20.89. 100 breast: 3, Borchert, 1:25.89. 400 free relay: 2, Selah (Jones, Borchert, Krawczyk, Garza) 4:40.05.


Ellensburg 97, Prosser 71

Prosser in top 3

(Ellensburg results were in Friday’s paper)

200 medley relay: 2, Prosser (Kassidy Burnett, Hailey Rankin, Kate Burnett, Karlie Lusk), 2:12.37. 200 free: 1, Rankin, 2:08.45; 2, Danielle McKeirnan, 2:25.52. 50 free: 2, Lusk, 29.38. 100 fly: 3, Kate Burnett, 1:17.29. 100 free: 1, Rankin, 59.82; 2, Lusk, 1:07.15. 500 free: 3, Gabby Villarreal, 6:41.38. 200 free relay: 2, Prosser (Kate Burnett, Josie Fodl, Kas. Burnett, McKeirnan) 2:05.59. 100 back: 1, McKeirnan, 1:20.73. 100 breast: 3, Kate Burnett, 1:29.85. 400 free relay: 1, Prosser (Rankin, Villarreal, McKeirnan, Lusk) 4:17.80.

Ellensburg 115, Grandview 46

Grandview in top 3

(Ellensburg results were in Friday’s paper)

200 medley relay: 2, Grandview (Zulema Valencia, Samanta Castaneda, Amanda Marquez, Kara Morris-Phillips) 2:34.2. 200 free: 2, Morris-Phillips, 2:30.87. 50 free: 2, Morris-Phillips, 29.72. 100 fly: 3, Jessica Morales, 1:27.49. 100 free: 3, Rikki Verduzco, 1:23.71. 200 free relay: 3, Ellensburg (Lecie Owens, Verduzco, Morales, Castaneda) 2:19.31. 100 back: 1, Castaneda, 1:22.02.

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