By Julie Johansen
May 29 to June 3 found state qualifiers at the Wasatch Events Center in Heber City, Utah for State Rodeo finals.
Making it to the “final go” were Sierra Edwards and Morgan Jensen from the Carbon Team. Emery competitors Saturday evening were Hayden Cloward, Will and Wyatt Magnuson, Caleb Rubio, and Bowdie Jacobsen.
Cloward with his team roping partner tied for third and fourth and will be representing Utah at the national finals in Gillette, Wyo. in July. Rubio finished seventeenth in bull riding.
Short go competitors finishing fifth through twentieth will qualify for Silver State International in Winnemucca, Nev. over the fourth of July.
Other competitions were at separate times. In shooting competition Kolton and Kagen Rhodes and Hagen Campbell also finished in the top ten. Kolton Rhodes second, Campbell fifth and Kagen Rhodes seventh.
Korby Christiansen, Drake Weber and Sadie Waller were top finishers in Reining Cow Horse. Waller eleventh, Christiansen fifteenth and Weber sixteenth.
Riata Christiansen will represent Utah at the National High School Rodeo Queen contest.