Wakefield Sitting In 2nd Place Going Into Tonight’s Final Round With $100,000 On The Line

Riley Wakefield of O’Neill is sitting in 2nd place in the Cinch Timed Event Championships at Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Oklahoma with one round left.  The final round is tonight, Saturday, March 4, 2023, at 7 pm.

In the 4th round Saturday afternoon Wakefield finished in 10th place with a total time of 77.5 seconds in the 5 events.  Jess Tierney won the 4th round with an impressive time of 50.0 seconds.

Riley had led the average going into the 4th round but with a 10th place finish in the 4th round dropped to second place. Cody Doescher leads the average now with a total time of 250.3 seconds and Riley is in the number 2 spot with a total time of 257.5 seconds.  It’s a close three-way race as Russell Cardoza is in third at 259.3 seconds.

Anything could happen in the final round tonight and Riley Wakefield has his sights set on winning it all and the 1st place prize of $100,000.  The payouts tonight in the average are:

  • $100,000
  • • $25,000
  • • $15,000
  • • $10,000
  • • $7,500
  • • $5,000
  • • $4,500
  • • $3,000

The 5th and final round will be tonight, Saturday, March 4 at 7 pm and will be shown at HandleBend Tap in downtown O’Neill.  Everyone is welcome to come down and watch. You can also watch by following this link https://roping.com/categories/Cinch-Timed-Event-Championship

Here are the average standings going into the 5th & final round:

Aggregate After Round Four Advancing to Round Five

(on twenty head)

  1. Cody Doescher 250.3 seconds
  2. Riley Wakefield 257.5 seconds
  3. Russell Cardoza 259.3 seconds
  4. Nelson Wyatt 284.5 seconds
  5. Lane Karney 293.1 seconds
  6. Paul David Tierney 303.7 seconds
  7. KC Jones 304.0 seconds
  8. Erich Rogers 319.0 seconds
  9. Marcus Theriot 319.2 seconds
  10. Clayton Hass 320.5 seconds
  11. Kyle Lockett 334.2 seconds
  12. Jess Tierney 339.4 seconds
  13. Colby Lovell 339.7 seconds
  14. Justin Thigpen 341.3 seconds
  15. Seth Hall 342.5 seconds