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Rodeo: Utahns have a rough night in Round 6

Published December 8, 2009 10:44 pm

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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.

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