The opening night of the 149th Silver Spurs Rodeo brought great crowds and some of the best professional rodeo action East of the Mississippi!

After kickin’ off the night with crowd favorite Pee Wee Quadrille, the newly crowned Miss Silver Spurs and her court were introduced to rodeo fans who had come to enjoy the SSR June rodeo.
From there it was on to some serious rodeo action. Here are the results from Friday night, and remember, tonight’s Silver Spurs Rodeo hits the dirt at 7:30pm.
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Steer wrestling leaders: 1. Justin Thigpen, 5.1 seconds; 2. John Manson, 6.1; 3. Cody Green, 6.2; 4. Bud Hallman, 7.9; 5. Cody Vickers, 24.5; no other qualified runs.

Team roping leaders: 1. Travis Dorman/Ty Chancey, 11.7 seconds; no other qualified runs.

Tie-down roping leaders: 1. Justin Thigpen, 8.6 seconds; 2. Ben Mayworth, 13.5; 3. Windall Tindall, 14.2; 4. Josh Mayworth, 22.7; no other qualified runs.

Barrel racing leaders: 1. Sarah Williams, 15.91 seconds; 2. Brandi Heath, 16.34; 3. Melissa O’Connor, 16.43; 4. Carrie Parker, 16.71; 5. Erica Creel, 16.92; 6. Angela Mack, 21.59.

Bull riding leaders: No qualified rides.

Total payoff: $10,013. Stock contractor: Silver Spurs Club. Timers: Mary Montsdeoca and Karen Pruitt. Announcer: Greg Simas. Bullfighters: Jake Geiger and Riley McKettrick. Clown/barrelman: Rob Gann. Flankman: George Kempfer. Chute boss: Scott Ramsey. Pickup men: Hunter Holley and Jake Anuez. Music director: Mark Evans. Photographers: Mike Rastelli and Jessie Burns.