Timed Event Athlete of the Week: Blake Ash Has Strong Showing and Moves Inside Top 50

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Blake Ash jumped inside the Top 50 in the world after a strong showing in the Midwest over the weekend.

Ash placed third at the Will Rogers Stampede in Oklahoma with an 8.8-second run which earned him over $1,800. It was one of two strong runs over the weekend.

Ash also placed second at the Coles Tractor Regional PRCA Rodeo in Farmington, Missouri. There, he was 8.7 seconds and won $1,000 for his runner-up finish.

On the year, Ash has moved inside the top 50 at No. 47 in the PRCA World Standings with $16,215 earned on the year.

While he may have several spots to jump to make inside the top 15, Ash is only $12,000 behind Matt Shiozawa who currently holds that spot with $28,882 earned on the year.