National HS Finals Rodeo: Thayne Elshere finishes as Reserve Champion in the Saddle Bronc

GILLETTE, WY – The National High School Finals Rodeo wrapped up on Saturday in Gillette, Wyoming.

Thayne Elshere from Hereford, SD was crowned the reserve champion in the saddle bronc with 226 points on three head.

He finished three points behind Statler Wright from Utah who finished with 229 points.

Overall South Dakota finished sixth in the team standings with 4,258.75 points.

Texas finished in first place.

For more results, click here.


Top 20 Finishers by South Dakota Contestants

Barrel Racing

13th     Piper Cordes – Wall, SD


Goat Tying

3rd     Isabel Risse – Martin, SD

8th     Jaysee Jones – Howes, SD

19th     Brylee Grubb – Spearfish, SD


Saddle Bronc

2nd     Thayne Elshere – Hereford, SD

16th     Cade Costello – Newell, SD


Reined Cow Horse

11th     Dallie Lawrence – Alzada, MT


Bareback Riding

19th     Jhett Knight – Porcupine, SD


Steer Wrestling

6th     Denton Good – Long Valley, SD


Bull Riding

4th     Jestyn Woodward – Custer, SD

8th     Mason Moody – Letcher, SD


Girls Cutting

15th     Landry Haugen – Sturgis, SD\


Team Roping

10th     Tate Johnson – Sisseton, SD

10th     Tyan Johnson – Sisseton, SD


Trap Shooting

6th     Jack Anderson



14th     Jenna Kruger




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