San Angelo Rodeo: Finals
Multiple rounds of slack and ten performances have led up to this night. The Top 12 in each event have qualified for the Finals at San Angelo Rodeo and champions will be crowned when it is all said and done.
World No. 1 Leighton Berry has matched up with Championship Pro Rodeo’s Cajun Queen, the National Finals bucking horse that carried Trenton Montero to an 84.5 in Fort Worth. Long Round winner and rookie Luke Thrash has drawn fellow J Bar J NFR horse, Dirty Jacket, who will have his first out since the NFR.
|Jacek Frost||Worth The Whiskey|
|Richmond Champion||Good Time Charlie|
|Bronc Marriott||New Scarlett|
|Shane O’Connell||Vegas Confused|
|Orin Larsen||Straight Jacket|
|Leighton Berry||Cajun Queen|
|Cole Reiner||Freckled At Night|
|Jess Pope||Delta Hawk|
|Clayton Biglow||Shady Nights|
|Andy Gingerich||Freckled Frog|
|Luke Thrash||Dirty Jacket|
Tyler Pearson’s consistency snuck him into the Top 12 with an 8.9 on two head. He will set the pace in the Finals only to be followed by tough competition. Ty Erickson’s 8.1 on two leads the average while Cody Devers, Will Lummus and Eli Lord are tied for second.
Chad Masters and Trey Yates have been on fire in San Angelo with a 5.1 and 4.2 and they will carry that momentum into the Finals. Andrew Ward and Buddy Hawkins are another duo that has had great success during the Texas Swing that can be expected to continue that success tonight.
|Chris Francis||Cade Passig|
|McCray Profili||McCoy Profili|
|Tanner James||Jason Johe|
|Garrett Tonozzi||Corey Hendrick|
|Jake Cooper Clay||Kollin VonAhn|
|Jaxon Tucker||Wyatt Cox|
|Tyler Magnus||Max Kuttler|
|Chad Masters||Trey Yates|
|Andrew Ward||Buddy Hawkins|
|Ty Arnold||Kaden Profili|
|Tanner Green||Caleb Lee Green|
|JC Yeahquo||LJ Yeahquo|
SADDLE BRONC RIDING
Wyatt Casper has drawn J Bar J’s In The Lu while Jacobs Crawley has Pete Carr Pro Rodeo’s River Ghost. Casper and In The Lu went for 87 points in San Antonio last year while Crawley will go toe-to-toe with the NFR bronc for the first time.
|Jacobs Crawley||River’s Ghost|
|Statler Wright||Dirty Roots|
|Ryder Wright||Heaven On Earth|
|Tanner Butner||Tickles Pink|
|Cash Wilson||Painted Bunny|
|Ben Andersen||Watch the Night|
|Sage Newman||Tony Hawk|
|Ian McGivney||Pow Wow Nights|
|Wyatt Casper||In The Lu|
|Brody Cress||Fire Freckles|
|Dawson Hay||Secret Agent|
It is a set of hometown brothers that could take San Angelo by storm in the Finals. NFR calf roper Ty Harris and rookie Joel Harris have both tasted success in the Long Round and had the crowd on their feet when they did it.
Kassie Mowry and her horse, Will, laid down the fastest run of the rodeo in last night’s performance with a 14.04 while Shelley Morgan and her horse, Kiss, flew through the pattern during their performance.
|Dona Kay Rule|
Rookie Deklan Garland tied for the Long Round win and his matchup in the Finals is Pickett Pro Rodeo’s Pendleton Punchline, who is unridden in 2023. Trey Benton III also tied to win the Long Round and his Short Go draw is Donie Flash, is also unridden.
|Cody Teel||Midnight Rider|
|Colton Kelly||Bayou Bengal|
|Coy Pollmeier||Smokin Again|
|Colby Demo||Twilight Zone|
|Ernie Courson Jr.||Midnight Special|
|JC Mortensen||Quick Wick|
|Koby Radley||Time Bomb|
|Josh Frost||Oklahoma Smoke Show|
|Trey Benton III||Donie Flash|
|Deklan Garland||Pendleton Punchline|