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Scappoose, St. Helens ace two events at first Northwest District equestrian meet

Scappoose (467 points) second to Forest Grove (738 points), St. Helens (330 points) third

SCAPPOOSE HIGH SCHOOL -      Scappoose and St. Helens rode to second and third in the three-team large schools division at the first Northwest District meet.

The Vikings led the Indians (467 points) and the Lions (330 points) with 738 points on Feb. 11-14 at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds in McMinnville.

For Scappoose, Erin Baker tied Forest Grove's Alexandrea Jones for first with 62 points in saddle seat equitation.

Blain Wheeler won breakaway roping in 6.314 seconds.

Haylee Hopkins, Kelsy Heller and Wheeler (40 points) won team penning.

Kaitlin Davis was second in pole bending (22.893 seconds) and third in barrels (15.319 seconds).

William Chalk was second in steer daubing (4.345 seconds) and fourth in individual flags (9.234 seconds).

Hopkins, Hailey Garrison, Kylie MacLachlan and Kallie Trask were second (38.202) in the Canadian flag race.

Hopkins, Baker, Davis, Heller, Garrison, MacLachlan, Trask, Azaya Holmes, Cricket Holmes, Lillie Grau, Gracie Krauter, Aurora Stanley and Jordan Tull (978 points) were second in the freestyle 6+.

Heller was third in breakaway roping in 7.753 seconds and was third in steer daubing (7.81 seconds).

Trask was third in reigning (81 points), third in working rancher (77 points) and fourth in barrels (15.587 seconds).

Davis and MacLachlan were fifth (27.958 seconds) in the two-man birangle.

Davis, Heller, Wheeler and Tull (47.55 seconds) were fifth in the Canadian flag race.

For St. Helens, Melissa Crippen won keyhole (7.734 seconds) and was second in barrels (15.29 seconds).

Rhiannon Chirilla of St. Helens won steer daubing (4.156 seconds).

Chasity Cuthair, Hayley Nehls, Lily Dreyer, Jessica Bartolomucci, Rhiannon Chirilla, MaryJane McLaughlin, Brooklynn Scheer and Courtney Rasczewski (965 points) were third in the freestyle 6+.

Jessica Bartolomucci was fifth (15.73 seconds) in barrels.

Dreyer and Brooklynn Scheer were fifth (67 points) in working pairs.

The second of three Northwest District meets is set for March 10-13 at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds.