Rodeo: Utahns have a rough night in Round 6
Las Vegas » Bull rider Corey Navarre of Weatherford, Okla., won the sixth round at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo on Tuesday night at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Because nobody completed a ride in Round 5 on Monday and no other bull rider posted a score in Round 6, Naverre earned a bloated payout of $47,000.
Steve Woolsey of Payson, ranked second in the world coming into the NFR, failed to finish his eight-second ride for the sixth straight night.
Utah's other National Finals qualifiers also struggled in Round 6.
In the bareback, Kaycee Feild of Elk Ridge finished 12th with a 76, which is the first time he's scored below 82.5 at the NFR. Feild dropped to second place.
In the saddle bronc, Wade Sundell of Boxholm, Iowa, won Round 6 with a score of 85. Reigning world champion Cody Wright of Milford finished eighth with a 77.5. He remains second in the average standings.
In tie-down roping, Monty Lewis of Hereford, Texas, won the round with a time of 7.2 seconds. Spanish Fork's Clint Robinson failed to record a time and plunged all the way to 11th in the average standings.