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rodeo Jake Finlay

Australia's Jake Finlay placed fifth in the  saddle bronc competition at last weekend's Silver Spurs Rodeo, and pocketed $1,145.

Ram Nationals rodeo in town March 21-14

 

Tim Pharr of Resaca, Ga., a tie-down roper and part of a team roping tandem with Ross Lowry, won the All-Around cowboy title and $4,770 at last weekend's 142nd Silver Spurs Rodeo.

Pharr and Lowry were second in the team event and he was third in tie-down roping.

Pharr is now seventh in the All-Around in the 2019 PRCA RAM World standings.

Among some of the other winners, Boerne, Texas' Jacobs Crawley scored 81.5 points on the Silver Spurs Club's Five-o-clock Somewhere in saddle bronc and won $4,907 to take over the top spot in the standings in that event.

Nate McFadden of Elsmere, Neb., won $5,429 in bareback riding atop Backstreet Bay to move the 13th in the national standings.

Over $12,100 was paid out in purse money at the rodeo, billed as the largest east of Mississippi River, across seven events. 

Here's a rundown of some of the other results, provided by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA):

Steer wrestling: 1. Will Lummus, 4.0 seconds, $2,486; 2. Cody Sullivan, 4.2, $2,162;

Team roping: 1. Kaston Peavy/Jason Garcia, 5.1 seconds, $3,099 each;

Tie-down roping: 1. (tie) Jobe Johns and Kolt Henderson, 8.0 seconds, $2,526 each;

Barrel racing: 1. Angie Hammoack, 15.38 seconds, $3,177; 2. Kelley Carrington, 15.58, $2,542;

Bull riding: 1. Gray Essary III, 86 points on Big Rafter Rodeo's Living Life, $5,330; 2. John Pitts, 82.5, $4,086.

The champions from each of the 12 rodeo regions of the country in each event will return to the Silver Spurs Arena March 21-24 for the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo.