BUTTE — Earning more than $4,300 in three nights, Hardin’s Trevin Baumann jumped from third to first in the final Northern Rodeo Association all-around cowboy standings for 2017.
Baumann, a student at Montana State, also won the year-end steer wrestling title.
The NRA/NWRA Finals concluded Saturday night at the Butte Civic Center. The Finals determined the year-end champions for all event for 2017.
Baumann earned $1,748 in steer wrestling to pass standings leader Michael Gollaher in steer wrestling. Baumann earned an additional $2,576 to finish second in the tie-down roping standings to Hank Hollenbeck of Molt. It is Hollenbeck’s first NRA title.
The money won allowed Baumann to leapfrog past Sam Levine of Wolf Creek and Hollenbeck in the all-around standings.
Tammy Jo Carpenter of Kalispell won her third all-around cowgirl title in four years. The Billings West and MSU graduate earned $10,882 in 2017 in barrel racing, breakaway roping and team roping. It is the most money won by a competitor, female or male.
Other year-end champions are: J2 Bridges, bareback; Tyler Friend, saddle bronc; Clay Robertson, team roping heading; Levine, team roping heeling; Shai Gardiner, barrel racing; Lacey Camp, breakaway roping.