State High School Finals Rodeo underway in Belle Fourche
BELLE FOURCHE – The first South Dakota High School Finals Rodeo was held in New Underwood back in 1949.
Seventy years later, the event is still going strong.
This week, hundreds of cowboys and cowgirls are in Belle Fourche for the state finals.
The contestants are all vying for a chance to move onto the National High School Finals Rodeo next month in Rock Springs, Wyoming.
In fact, the top four contestants in each event qualify for the National Finals Team.
For complete results from the SDHSRA Finals, click here.
1st performance – Thursday, June 13
2nd Whitley Heitsch, Hermosa 8.19 seconds
1st Shantell Brewer, Dupree 8.13 seconds
Lante Swallow, Batesland No Score
5th Denton Good, Long Valley 14.31 seconds
Riley Hannum, Ft. Pierre
3rd Wacey Brown, Piedmont 17.51 seconds
1st Mikenzy Miller, Faith 17.24 seconds