A busy week of the High School State Rodeo Championships in Ft. Pierre as area athletes finished well including two state championships, one in bareback riding and the other in pole bending.
Lucas Yellowhawk of Blunt would win the state championship in bareback riding with a 74, edging out second place by a point. Tommie Martin of Hayes also picked up a state championship in Pole Bending scoring a 79 three points better than second place and 21 points better than third.
Other top finishers across the state championships, Mackenzie Wheelhouse of Pierre placed third in barrel racing and also fifth in goat tying while Paden Belkham of Blunt was third in boy’s cutting, Ryen Sheppick of Pierre was second in reined cow horse and Teegan Gourneau of Presho was fourth in steer wrestling.
You can see a full list of the results below.