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Junior log show kicks off Log Show weekend

Chris Nicholas,16, eyes his path on the way to winning first place in the tree climb competition. He scalled the tree in 11 seconds flat. -
Chris Nicholas,16, eyes his path on the way to winning first place in the tree climb competition. He scalled the tree in 11 seconds flat.
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Area youth, some with ties to the logging industry, demonstrated their athletic ability for friends and family Saturday in the Buckley Junior Log Show. The weather wasn't very cooperative, but that didn't stop toddlers to teenagers from participating in the day-long event that kicks off the upcoming Buckley Log Show weekend.

First through third place winners in each event were:

Wooden Ax Toss

(age 3-5; distance in feet and inches)

1. Devon Barker, 54-2

2. Bradley Flanders, 48-7

3. Nelson Bachmeier, 48-0

(age 6-7)

1. Timmy Strecker, 108-0

2. Joey Lucchesi, 105-4

3. Michael Lucchesi, 99-6

Choker Setting

(age 3-4; time is in seconds)

1. Case Ford, 19.45

2. Kody Clark, 21.57

3. Denton Clarke, 26.76

(age 5-6)

1. Bradley Flanders, 9.5

2. Hunter Ford, 11.0

3. Brady Carroll, 11.99

(age 7-8)

1. Lindsey Flanders, 9.1

2. Andrew Branham, 9.53

3. Jaslin Pierotti, 10.06

(age 9-10)

1. Steven Flanders, 7.79

2. Katiejo Clinkingbeard, 7.92

3. Kurtis Smith, 9.72

(age 11-12)

1. Jon Roy Bathum, 7.22

2. Cody Money, 7.9

3. Ashlee Flanders, 8.11

(age 13-14)

1. Travis Hickle, 9.19

2. Billy Clinkingbeard, 9.84

3. Mike McCormack, 10.10

(age 15-17)

1. Josh Miller, 23.14

2. Leo Thompson, 23.29

3. Luke Ratliff, 23.66

Rope Climb

(age 5-6; time is in seconds)

1. Cody Randles, 2.93

2. Ashley Chess, 5.07

3. Edie Jasmer, 5.12

(age 7-8)

1. Micheal Lucchesi, 4.97

2. Clint Haley, 5.61

3. Joey Lucchesi, 5.62

(age 9-10)

1. Katie Goegebuer, 10.03

2. Ruth Culver, 11.42

3. Cody Beckman, 13.85

(age 11-12)

1. Taylor Meeks, 7.42

2. Caleb Padgett, 8.10

3. Cody Money, 8.43

(age 13-14)

1. Robert Lind, 6.25

2. Travis Hickle, 6.30

3. Jeffrey Fetter, 6.44

(age 15-17)

1. Wes Bruhn, 7.21

2. Karl Skagen, 9.61

3. Brian Larsen, 11.01

Ax throw

(age 8-10)

1. Patrick Collecchi, 12 pts

2. Daniel Cousineau, 10 pts

3. Brandon Deisler, 8 pts

(age 11-13)

1. Alex Kelley, 13 pts

2. Jerrod Winter, 12 pts

3. Kevin Larson, 11 pts

(age 14-17)

1. Wes Bruhn, 13 pts

2. Leo Thompson, 13 pts

3. Jeremy Hill, 12 pts

Horizontal Block Chop

(age 12-13; time is in seconds)

1. Jon Roy Bathum, 17.85

2. Mike McCormack, 31.0

3. Alex Cooper, 31.57

(age 14-15)

1. Luke Ratliff, 20.92

2. Karl Skagen, 48.99

3. A.J. Culver, 52.76

(age 16-17)

1. Justin Conhiser, 14.23

2. Brandon Koch, 30.56

3. Josh Miller, 31.02

Double Bucking

(age 11-13)

1. Alex Cooper and Mike McCormack, 21.97

2. Buck McBride and Alex Kelley, 32.47

3. Billy Clinkingbeard and Jon Roy Bathum, 33.12

(age 14-17)

1. Jeremy Hill and Justin Conhiser, 8.52

2. Brandon Koch and Chris Nicholas, 13.05

3. Wes Bruhn and Josh Miller, 17.58

Obstacle Pole Bucking

(age 8-10)

1. Matthew Johnson, 8.62

2. Daniel Cousineau, 8.96

3. Kurtis Smith, 9.55

(age 11-13)

1. Robert Lind, 8.51

2. Travis Hickle, 9.29

3. Billy Clinkingbeard, 9.61

(age 14-17)

1. Karl Skagen, 9.47

2. Wes Bruhn, 9.56

3. Jeffrey Fetter, 9.78

Tree Climbing

(age 14-15; time is in seconds)

1. Luke Ratliff, 31.14

2. Kimberly Lind, 35.37

3. Jeffrey Fetter, 44.25

(age 16-17)

1. Chris Nicholas, 11.0

2. Wes Bruhn, 17.58

3. Brandon Koch, 20.96

Log Rolling

(age 9-10)

1. Kurtis Smith

2. Quentin Money

3. Steven Flanders

(age 11-12)

1. Taylor Meeks

2. Arthur Fetter

3. Jon Roy Bathum

(age 13-14)

1. Travis Hickle

2. Billy Clinkingbeard

3. Jeffrey Fetter

(age 15-17)

1. Wes Bruhn

2. Jeremy Hill

3. Karl Skagen

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