Bradley wins rookie all-around title at National High School Finals Rodeo

2014-07-20T16:10:00Z 2014-07-20T18:44:05Z Bradley wins rookie all-around title at National High School Finals RodeoGazette Staff The Billings Gazette
July 20, 2014 4:10 pm  • 

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Karson Bradley of Big Piney, Wyo., won the rookie all-around cowgirl title at the National High School Finals Rodeo that wrapped up Saturday night.

Billed as "The World's Largest Rodeo," the week-long event featured more than 1,500 high school rodeo competitors from 41 states, four Canadian provinces and Australia.

Bradley, who was in the top 20 in pole bending and barrel racing, finished with 450 points.

Celie Salmond of Choteau was sixth in the all-around cowgirl standings. She also placed 16th overall in pole bending.

Breanna Reimler, of Buffalo, Wyo., was second overall for pole bending by less than four-hundredths of a second.

Ouana Harkins of Billings was fifth in the championship round and ninth overall in goat tying, while Miles City's Haven Meged was ninth in the final tie-down roping standings. He was eighth in the final round.

Tanner Butner of Daniel, Wyo., won the short round of saddle bronc riding with 80 points and was fifth overall, while Jeff Zdiarski of Sheridan, Wyo., was fourth overall in bareback riding.

Tate Rhoads of Big Horn and Tyler Weeding of Pompeys Pillar was 16th in team roping.

Marcus Theriot of Mississippi won the all-around cowboy title. He is the son of 1994 PRCA world tie-down roping champion Herbert Theriot.

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