Petersek is Reserve Champion

Linkyn Petersek of Colome is the Rising Stars reserve champion in breakaway roping.

Over Thanksgiving break, Petersek went to Guthrie, Okla., to compete in the Rising Stars calf roping at the famous Lazy E Arena. This is the largest youth calf roping event in the world.

The roping consists of three rounds and a short round. The top 15 make it back to the short go to compete for the average title.

Petersek finished second in the first round with a 2.6 and then had runs of 2.99 and 2.91. He was the fourth high call back for the short go. He roped a 2.75 in the short go to win second in the average with an 11.25 on four head.

Petersek won a saddle pad, a pair of Twisted X boots and $1,718.

There were 381 runs in the breakaway roping on Saturday. Petersek also participated in the tie down calf roping.

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