Seth Bouris wins keyhole and helps Crook County to a fifth place finish in team penning at season-opening OHSET meet

Seth Bouris was the lone Crook County winner at the opening Central District Oregon High School Equestrian Team meet of the year.

Bouris turned in a blazing time of 7.83 to win the keyhole event at the meet, which was held Feb. 21-23 at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds in Redmond.

Chantelle Carter of Hood River finished second with a time of 8.62, while Alexis Wallace of Bend came in third with a time of 8.89.

Bouris also finished in the top 10 in individual flags, taking seventh with a time of 15.16. Jacob Palin of Madras won the event in 10.11 seconds. Bouris finished 18th in each of his other individual events completing the barrel race in 16.44 and figure 8 in 12.43. Both times were fast enough to lead all Crook County finishers.

Bouris was also part of the Crook County A team penning squad, which finished in fifth place. The team of Katie Quire, Hunter Thompson and Bouris had two pens and six cows in 149.10 seconds.

Other top 10 finishers for Crook County were Katie Quire, Lexi Davis, and Rachel Herber, who finished fifth, seventh, and ninth, respectively, in working rancher. Amy Desjardins just missed a top 10 finish in the event, taking 11th.

Although no other Crook County individuals came away with top 10 finishes, several other Crook County competitors also had solid performances at the meet.

Miranda Smith came away with 11th place in in-hand trail, while Kaitlynne Weston finished 13th in the same event. Cheyanne Young took 11th in keyhole with a time of 10.11 seconds, and Quire took 12th in pole bending with a time of 25.96.

In-hand trail was won by Jayce Haynes of Trinity Lutheran, while Savannah Geist of Ridgeview took the pole bending with a time of 22.32.

Other top 20 finishes for Crook County included Weston and Bailey Shelton tying for 15th in trail equitation. Daiya Malone came away with 18th in the event. Desjardins also took 12th in reining, and 18th in Western horsemanship, while Hunter Thompson was 15th and Lexi Davis was 17th in pole bending.

Crook County also fared well in several team events, placing teams in eighth and ninth in in-hand obstacle relay and 10th in Canadian Flags.

Crook County is competing in the large team category this year. Redmond won the division with 501 points, while Bend took second with 416 points and Crook County was third with 189 points. Sisters won the middle team division with 386 points, while Trinity Lutheran took the small division with 300 points and Dufur won the mini division with 49 points.

The next Central District competition will be held March 28-30 also at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds.

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