by Lisa Schauer
The Morgan County Saddle Club held its annual awards banquet at the American Legion Post 60 in Berkeley Springs on Saturday, January 14.
The banquet included an awards ceremony, induction of officers, door prizes, a light display, dinner and dancing.
Inducted as the saddle club’ s slate of officers for 2023 are president Steven Divelbiss; vice president Benny Hummel; treasurer Chad Walker; assistant treasurer Bev Hummel; secretary Mary Branson; and assistant secretary Dawn Hummel.
Morgan County Saddle Club’s points and placings awarded for the year ending 2022 are as follows:
Willow Kemp- 108- first place, Mckenzie Spoonire- 71- second, Sam Buskirk- 62- third, Josie Clark- 33- fourth and Jocelyn Anderson- 30 – fifth.
Emma Ewing- 23
Madlyn Nester- 20
Briar Conner- 19
Aiden Beard- 5
Mason Schmidt-1 Peewees Division:
“Tater” Elizabeth Emmerick- 130- first place, Creede Cox- 96 – second, Morgan Miller 82- third, Lizzy Rod- erick-68- fourth, Envy Light- 68- fourth and Elsa Pickens- 56- fifth.
Kendall N- 52
Christa Alasken- 8
Loriah Yohe- 0
Aubree Ann- 0
Lead-line Division: (All lead-line riders received a trophy for their participation.) Evelyn- 87- first place, Abigail Henderkson- 37- second, Kinsley Neely- 30- third, Blaine Patter- 28- fourth, “Bubs” Emmerick – 28- fourth and “Lil Bill” Kayden Avallone- 25-fifth.
Annie Hardin- 13
Jo Daley- 110- first place,
Mary Branson- 86- second, Faith Baker-79- third, Amber Neely- 54- fourth and Laura Gibson- 25- fifth.
Dawn Hummel- 23 Bonnie Weicht- 23 Julie Miller-15 Laykin Skiles-13 Erika Unger- 11 Alexis Hendrickson-8 Beki Keifer-8
Sam Leach- 3
Tracey Beard- 2
Lisa Garcia-0 Amanda Platter-0
Juniors Division: Mekenzie Kiser- 122- first place, Olivia Dietrich-106- second, Shelby Johnson- 93- third, Brooklyn Yost- 85- fourth and Tori Crow- 52- fifth.
Riley Yost- 10
Makayla Thomas- 1
Jackpot Barrels Division:
Amber Neeley- 18 – first place, Bonnie Weicht- 4-second and Mckenzie Kiser- 3-third.
Jackpot Barrels Division: Division 2D:
Dawn Hummel-5- first place, Mary Branson-5-first and Mekenzie Kiser-5- first.
Jackpot Barrels Division: Division 3D:
Mary Branson- 14- first place and Dawn Hummerl- 14-first.
Jackpot Poles Division: 1D Division:
Mary Branson-5-first place, Linzi Foore-5-first, Mackenzie Kisner-5-first and Dawn Hummel-4- second.
Jackpot Poles Division: 2D Division:
Mackenzie Kisner- 10- first place, Mary Branson- 5- sec- ond, Olivia Detrich- 4- third and Dawn Hummel- 4- third.