2015 National High School Finals Rodeo
by Pinedale Online!
July 20, 2015
The 2015 National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) was held July 12-18 at the Sweetwater County Events Complex in Rock Springs, Wyoming. The event involves 1,500+ competitors from 41 US states as well as 5 Provinces in Canada and Australia. The National High School Rodeo Finals is the largest rodeo in the world with 13 performances over 7 days. This marks the third consecutive year that the NHSFR has been held at the Sweetwater County venue in Rock Springs.
A number of Wyoming youth competed in the National Finals. Brian Brown of LaBarge tied for 1st place in the country for bareback bronc riding. Chance Aimes of Big Piney came in 13th in bareback. Big Piney’s Karson Bradley competed in both barrel racing and pole bending. She was honored as the all-around rookie cowgirl at last year’s rodeo after placing 15th in barrel racing and 18th in pole bending. She finished 15th in pole bending and 16th in barrel racing for 2015. Kassidy Williams of Pinedale came in 13th in barrel racing. Rylee Whitman of Big Piney came in 12th in Girls Cutting.
National High School Final Rodeo (NHSFR) 2015 results for Wyoming competitors - Final Top 20 Rodeo Standings
T1. Brian Brown, La Barge, Wyoming, 215
(T1. Rio Lee, Benson, Ariz., 215)
6. Hunter Carlson, Douglas, Wyoming, 201
13. Chance Ames, Big Piney, Wyoming, 146
20. Jacey Thompson, Lusk, Wyoming, 16.22
1. Colton Kofoed, Bear River, Wyoming, 26.81
14. A.C. Martin, Evanston, Wyoming, 20.3
18. Brady Thurston, Lance Creek, Wyoming, 85
15. Karson Bradley, Big Piney, Wyoming, 61.876
11. Kellan Johnson, Casper, Wyo., Jayden Johnson, Casper, Wyoming, 37.85
6. Sierra Spratt, Lysite, Wyoming, 52.492
13. Kassidy Williams, Pinedale, Wyoming, 53.189
16. Karson Bradley, Big Piney, Wyoming, 57.703
12. Rylee Whitman, Big Piney, Wyoming, 427
Click on this link for the complete Final Top 20 Rodeo Standings posted on Sweetwaternow.com: 2015 National High School Final Rodeo results