ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Jacobi Larson, who will be a junior at Fowler High School this fall, had the second of two pole bending rides at the National High School Finals Rodeo Thursday at the Sweetwater Events Center.
Larson had a time of 25.862 seconds and that was 21st in the performance. She had a time of 25.734 on Tuesday and she ended up with a total time of 51.595, which is 60th overall.
Leading the girls' events after Thursday evening are Shay Hough of Gillette, Wyoming, in pole bending in 40.389 seconds, Kenna Hayes McNeill of Hobbs, New Mexico, in barrel racing in 34.84 seconds, Cassie Miller of Florence, Arizona, in breakaway roping in 5.01 seconds, McKenna Coronado of Kanarraville, Utah, in girls' cutting with 298 points, and Madalyn Richards of Hereford, Texas, in goat tying in 15.04 seconds.
The boys' leaders as of Thursday evening are Daylon Swearingen of Piffard, New York, in bareback riding with 156 points, Reuben Mendenhall of Edmond, Oklahoma, in boys' cutting with 294 points, Austin Herrera of Soap Lake, Washington, in bull riding with 149 points, Jason Smith of Wimborne, Alberta, Canada, in tie-down roping in 18.38 seconds, Clayson Hutchings of Springville, Utah, in saddle bronc riding with 139 points, Dylan Peper of Centuria, Wisconsin, in steer wrestling in 9.99 seconds, and Breck Ward of Jerome, Idaho, and Trae Smith of Georgetown, Idaho, in team roping in 13.66 seconds.
Josh Briggs of Pilot Point, Texas, leads in the reined cow horse competition with 589 points.
Kodey Hoss, who will be a senior at Cheraw High School this year, fell to 56th place in goat tying. She had a time of 7.86 seconds on Wednesday morning, but she recorded a no-time on Wednesday evening.
Hoss will have her second breakaway roping attempt on Saturday morning. She was unsuccessful on her first attempt on Sunday evening.
Dally Gibson, a recent graduate of Crowley County High School, competed in the light rifle shooting competition Tuesday at the Green River Shooting Range. She had a total score of 245, which was tied for 58th place. Her score in the prone position was 118, in the standing position was 98, and in the kneeling position was 93.
The rodeo wraps up on Saturday evening.