Sundell, Cress crowned co-champions at Xtreme Broncs Finals

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Rapid City hosted the inaugural PRCA Xtreme Broncs Finals on Thursday night at the Central States Fair. The event, which features many of the best bronc riders in the world, drew a full crowd.

The top 24 saddle bronc riders from across the country competed for their share of $50,000 in prize money.

Plus, all the money earned at the Xtreme Broncs Finals will count towards qualifying for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.

Rusty Wright from Milford, UT and Brody Cress from Hillsdale, WY scored 88 points to win the first round.

Wade Sundell from Boxholm, IA had the top score in the finals with 92 points.

Overall, Sundell and Cress were crowned co-champions at the Xtreme Broncs Finals with 178 points on two head.

 

 

Final Results

First round:

1. (tie) Rusty Wright and Brody Cress, 88 points, $3,737 each

3. Jake Watson, 87 points, $2,397

4. (tie) JJ Elshere and Wade Sundell, 86 points, $1,269 each

6. Ryder Wright, 85.5 points, $705

7. Zeke Thurston, 84.5 points, $564

8. (tie) Colt Gordon and Jacobs Crawley, 84 points, $212 each.

 

Finals:

1. Wade Sundell, 92 points, $3,102

2. Brody Cress, 90 points, $2,350

3. (tie) Colt Gordon and Ryder Wright, 89 points, $1,410 each

5. JJ Elshere, 87.5 points, $658

6. Jacobs Crawley, 87 points, $470

 

Average:

1. (tie) Wade Sundell and Brody Cress, 178 points on two head, $6,228 each

3. Ryder Wright, 174.5 points on two head, $3,995

4. JJ Elshere, 173.5 points on two head, $2,585

5. Colt Gordon, 173 points on two head, $1,645

6. Rusty Wright, 172.5 points on two head, $1,175

7. (tie) Zeke Thurston and Jacobs Crawley, 171 points on two head, $823 each

 

 

Featured Highlights

– Shorty Garrett, Eagle Butte, SD     81 points

– Jacob Crawley, Boerne, TX            84

– JJ Elshere, Hereford, SD                86

– Wade Sundell, Boxholm, IA           86

– Brody Cress, Hillsdale, WY            88

 

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