South Dakotans Perform Well At National High School Rodeo Finals

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The National High School Rodeo Finals concluded last weekend in Gillette, Wyoming with South Dakota placing eighth in girls and placing twenty-eighth in boys. Below is SDPB's presentation of the South Dakota High School Rodeo finals.

Here are some of the notable finishes by South Dakota athletes from the National High School Rodeo Finals:

Queen Contest

9th Place: Kelly Schopp – 120 (Meadow)

Girls Cutting Cumulative

11th Place: Jessica Ryan – 424 (Belle Fourche)

Goat Tying Cumulative

5th Place: Rickie Engesser – 23.2 (Spearfish)

8th Place: Emilee Pauley – 24.61 (Wall)

20th Place: Mary Risse – 16.83 (Martin)

Barrel Racing Cumulative

15th Place: Madison Rau – 52.649 (Mobridge)

Girls AQHA Horse of the Year

4th Place: Emilee Pauley – 295 (TS Foxy Lady Dash – SD)

Boys AQHA Horse of the Year

6th Place: Myles Kenzy – 25 (Jills Got Money – SD)


Full scoring from the event is available online -click here.

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