Night number two of the Angelina Benefit Rodeo produced some more outstanding rides in the KICKS 105/Cavenders Mutton Bustin' Championships. There were a total of 3 80+ point rides and the same number of 90+ point rides.
Two 90 point rides highlighted night number one of the Mutton Bustin' Championships Wednesday night at the Angelina Benefit Rodeo, but when the dust settled and the fleece cleared, 7 year old Emma Heckendorn of Hudson took home the trophy with a ride of 91 points.
The Angelina Benefit Rodeo gets underway this Wednesday and continues through Saturday at the George H Henderson, Jr. Expo Center in Lufkin. One of the highlights each night is the mutton bustin' championships.
You couldn't have scripted the final night of mutton bustin' at the Nacogdoches Pro Rodeo and Steer Show any better. On a night that saw the best scores of the 3 nights of riding, Kaleb Eddings of Nacogdoches was holding on to the lead with a score of 82 points with one rider to go.
Night number two of the Nacogdoches Pro Rodeo and Steer Show featured 10 more cowboys and cowgirls trying for the top ride in the KICKS 105 Mutton Bustin' competition, sponsored by Deep East Texas Electric Co-op.
They rode frontways, sideways, and even backwards. Night number one of mutton bustin' at the Nacogdoches Pro Rodeo and Steer Show produced some highly entertaining rides as 10 area youngsters held on to the wool as long as they could.
The Nacogdoches Pro Rodeo and Steer Show is set to get underway Thursday and runs through Saturday night. The rodeo gets underway at 7:30 p.m., but get there early to see one of the most entertaining events.