Rodeo: Elk Ridge cowboy in lead
Las Vegas » Kaycee Feild of Elk Ridge moved into the lead in the bareback standings after winning Friday night's second round at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.
Feild earned $17,139 by edging Wes Stevenson of Lubbock, Texas, in Round 2. The Utah cowboy grabbed the lead in the average standings with a total score of 171.5.
Meanwhile, in the tie-down roping, Clint Robinson of Spanish Fork finished second in Round 2 with a time of 7.7 seconds. He earned $13,546 for his effort, which boosted him into the average lead with a two-round time of 15.5 seconds. Scott Kormos of Teague, Texas, won the second round with a time of 7.1 seconds.
Utah's two other NFR qualifiers didn't fare too well.
In the saddle bronc, reigning world champion Cody Wright of Milford finished sixth in the second round with a score of 80.5. He's seventh in the average standings. J.J. Elshere of Quinn, S.D., won Round 2 by posting a score of 89.
In bull riding, Steve Woolsey of Payson did not finish his eight-second ride and received no score for the second night in a row. B.J. Schumacher of Hillsboro, Wis., won Round 2 with a score of 89.