Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
The Matagorda County Fair & Livestock Association’s 2018 Rodeo Queen court includes, from left: Tristan Polensky, Second Runnerup; Rodeo Queen Anisa Cornett, and Anna Claire Heth, First Runnerup.
Anisa Cornett was crowned the 2018 Rodeo Queen and Avery Kubecka was honored as the 2018 Fair Queen in separate royalty contests Friday, Feb. 16, and Saturday, Feb. 17.
Their queens’ selections were among six Fair and Rodeo royalty courts chosen.
Cornett was crowned at the Matagorda County Fairgrounds Saturday Feb. 17, and was joined by her court: Anna Heth and Tristan Polensky.
All three girls competed by answering a random, horse-related question and putting their mounts through the horsemanship and flag patterns.
Cornett received a belt buckle sponsored by Jodie Reynolds and an outfit from Wild Bill’s Western Wear.
Kubecka was crowned Friday Feb. 16, and was joined by her court: Hannah Sliva, Faith Cornett and Mallory Grimes.