Coverchuk picks up second win of 2016 in Manor
MANOR, Saskatchewan – Cody Coverchuk earned his second win of the 2016 PBR Canada season on Saturday night at the Manor Fun Daze PBR.
Coverchuk took Cuckoo Kong from the Girletz’s to a score of 89 points in the championship round on the way to the victory. At this point in the season, the Meadow Lake, SK man sat 53rd in the world standings and fifth in Canada. The win in Southeast Saskatchewan moves him up even further for both.
Second on the evening went to fellow Saskatchewan man and two-time Canadian Champion Dakota Buttar. Coming in, Buttar ranked fourth in Canada and 61st in the world, adding another 30 world points and $2,041 in earning in Manor.
Montana’s Dakota Louis took third on the evening while Australia’s Will Purcell finished in both the fourth and fifth spots.
The following are the official results from the 10th edition of the Manor Fun Daze PBR on July 23rd 2016.
Round one: 1. Dakota Buttar on Girletz Rodeo Stock’s 962 Wanderlust, 85.5 points, $494.70; 2. Cody Coverchuk, 84, $371.03; 3. Dakota Louis, 83.5, $247.35; 4. Will Purcell, 82.5, $123.68; 5. Will Purcell, 76; no other qualified rides.
Finals: 1. Cody Coverchuk on Girletz Rodeo Stock’s Y70 Cuckoo Kong, 89 points, $494.70; no other qualified rides.
Aggregate, total money and points earned: 1. Cody Coverchuk – Meadow Lake, SK – 173 points on two bulls, $3,731.68, 60; 2. Dakota Buttar – Kindersley, SK – 85.5 points on one bull, $2,041.46, 30; 3. Dakota Louis – Browning, MT – 82.5, $1,226.96, 20; 4. Will Purcell – Merjing, VIC. – 82.5, $804.71, 15; 5. Will Purcell, $450.17, 10.
Next up on the 2016 PBR Canada Schedule is the Gold Eagle Casino PBR Classic in North Battleford, SK on July 28th.
About Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Canada:
Points earned at Canadian events counts towards qualification to the elite PBR Canadian Finals. Upon the conclusion of the Finals, the bull rider with the most regular season and Finals points is crowned the PBR Canada Champion. Points won at all Canadian events counts toward qualifying on the prestigious PBR Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS) and PBR World Finals in Las Vegas, NV. For more information on PBR Canada, go to www.pbrcanada.com, or follow on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/pbrcanada and Twitter at http://twitter.com/PBRCanada.