IMPERIAL â€” The finale to the KD Danch Gymkhana Buckle series ended Saturday, April 4, with a barbeque lunch, buckles, and tack given to winners and placeholders.
In the 8 and Under Class, Molly Pole took first followed by Cole Leavitt, Georgia Gomez, Kate Grizzle, Brettly Ashurst, Raegan Ashurst, and Lucas Shaffner.
In the 9-13 Division, Sarah Grizzle brought home the buckle, followed by Bayleigh Nelson, Cyleigh Nelson, Isabella Ochoa, and Kristen Ochoa.
The 14-17 had Mishaela Sampson with the buckle.
In the 18-39 age group, Danielle Standiford took first with Ann Locher, Tyler Mccoy and Travis Dove following her.
Kevin Grizzle won the final class, then Betty Miller, Ashley Taylor, and Steve Reeves.
Points were accumulated based on wins and attendance. Dale Griggs, owner of KD Danch Arena, sponsored the buckles for the contestants. Arena announcers and workers, Kristy Cussman and Lawana Reeves sponsored the tack awarded to the placeholders. Dale Griggs competed in his division, but pulled his name from winning
The Locher family cooked and supplied the pulled pork sandwich lunch.[envira-gallery id=”54689″]