Victory sweet for Green in Marwayne
By: Ted Stovin Saturday, April 8, 2017 @ 11:30 PM
MARWAYNE, Alberta -- Garrett Green of Meeting Creek, AB earned his first win of the 2017 PBR Canada Touring Pro Division season on Saturday night at the Marwayne Arena.
Green put together scores of 82 on Fired Up Freddy from Flying Four Bucking Bulls in round one and 84.5 on Hookasaurus from event hosts the Wild Hoggs in the finals for a total of 166.5 on two bulls.
Green edged second place Jared Parsonage of Maple Creek, SK by three and a half points. Green went home with nearly $4,000 in earnings and 60 points towards the PBR World Standings. Parsonage picked up over $2,700 and 30 points thanks in part to an 84 on Open Season from the Wild Hoggs in the final round.
Cadogan, AB's Lonnie West put up the top score in round one, 86 points on Finning Deja Voodoo from Flying Four Bucking Bulls. West wouldn't connect in the finals however to finish in the third spot and take over the number one spot in the PBR Canada National Standings.
Rounding out the top five were Ponoka, AB's Zane Lambert and Tim Lipsett of Lumsden, SK. Thompson Rodeo's Stitches in Time took home top bull honors dispatching Tim Lipsett for the Jensen Silver buckle thanks to a score of 43.5 points.
Official results from the 6th Annual Marwayne PBR presented by Garnier Custom Silaging on April 8th, 2017 in Marwayne, AB.
Round one: 1. Lonnie West on Flying Four Bucking Bulls' 141 Deja Voodoo, 86 points, $673.20; 2. Zane Lambert, 85, $504.90; 3. Tim Lipsett, 83, $336.60; 4. Garrett Green, 82, $168.30; 5. (tie) Tristan Carlier and Jared Parsonage, 79; 7. Todd Chotowetz, 64.5; no other qualified rides.
Finals: 1. Garrett Green on Wild Hoggs' 21 Hookasaurus, 84.5 points, $925.65; 2. Jared Parsonage, 84, $757.35; no other qualified rides.
Aggregate, total money and points earned: 1. Garret Green - Meeting Creek, AB - 166.5 points on two bulls, $3,805.29, 60; 2. Jared Parsonage - Maple Creek, SK - 163, $2,743.29, 30; 3. Lonnie West - Cadogan, AB - 86 points on one bull, $1,873.74, 20; 4. Zane Lambert - Ponoka, AB - 85, $1,312.74, 15; 5. Tim Lipsett - Lumsden, SK - 83, $830.28, 10; 6. Tristan Carlier - Medicine Hat, AB - 79, $336.60, 5; 7. Todd Chotowetz - Major, SK - 64.5, $258.00.
The 6th Annual Marwayne PBR presented by Garnier Custom Silaging was stop number three on the 2017 PBR Canada Touring Pro Division. Next up is stop number four in Prince Albert, SK on May 5th and 6th for the Clunie-Cooper Memorial PBR.
Professional Bull Riders (PBR), which has events in five countries and is available in more than 400 million homes globally, has competed in Canada since 1996. The PBR Canada Touring Pro Division is made up from of grassroots level and small town markets of bull riding in Canada. Points earned at Canadian events count towards qualification to the elite PBR Canadian Championship. Upon the conclusion of the Championship, the bull rider with the most regular season and Championship points is crowned the PBR Canada Champion. Points won at all Canadian events count toward qualifying on the prestigious PBR Built Ford Tough Series and PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB will be the first-ever Canadian host of the PBR Global Cup on November 9-11, 2017. The three-day event will feature the world’s best bull riders from Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil and Australia, all competing for their country and a Canadian-record purse of $1,000,000, the second-largest payout in North America next to the PBR World Finals in Las Vegas. For more information on PBR Canada, go to www.pbrcanada.com, or follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pbrcanada or on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/pbrcanada