High school rodeo action continues this weekend in Sturgis

STURGIS, S.D. — The 70th Annual South Dakota High School Finals Rodeo is set to begin on Tuesday, June 11 in Belle Fourche.

In the meantime, local cowboys and cowgirls have one more chance to try and punch a ticket to state.

Contestants need to earn at least three points in order to qualify for state.

The Sturgis Regional High School Rodeo kicked off on Saturday with the first of two performances. The second performance will be held on Sunday starting at 9:30 a.m.


Featured Highlights

From Saturday, June 8


Bareback Riding

1st  Jhett Knight, Rushville, NE         48 points



Steer Wrestling

1st  Wynn Schaack, Wall                5.32 seconds



Breakaway Roping

4th   Kiara Brown, Whitewood       4.24 seconds

1st  Isabel Risse, Martin                   3.44 seconds


Saddle Bronc

Tied 2nd   Malcom Heathershaw, Quinn         53 points

1st  Cash Wilson, Wall                                   71 points



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