Havre Product Qualifies for National High School Rodeo

The Montana High School Rodeo Association State Finals took place over the weekend in Kalispell and one local product ended up qualifying for nationals as part of the top-four finishers. Cassie Gibson from Havre was the second-leading goat-tying qualifier, finishing her rodeo with an overall score of 185. Gibson will join her fellow Montanans as a representative in the National High School Finals Rodeo, which will be held July 14-20 in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

FULL RESULTS (Complied by 406MTSports)

Bareback: 1. Azreal Lara, Columbia Falls, 76; 2. Leighton Lafromboise, Helena, 71.5; 3. Wyatt Warneke, Great Falls, 69.5. National Qualifiers: 1. Leighton Lafromboise, Helena, 218.5; 2. Wyatt Warneke, Great Falls, 217; Azrael Lara, Columbia Falls, 207.5; 4. William Barnett, Absarokee, 142.

Barrel Racing: 1. Payton Levine, Wolf Creek, 15.48; 2. Hailey Burger, Helena, 15.73; 3. Elle Werner, Clancy, 15.87; 4. Brooke Billingsley, Glasgow, 15.95. National Qualifiers: 1. Payton Levine, Wolf Creek, 206.5; 2. Abigail Devos, Fort Shaw, 196.5; 3. Brooke Billingsley, Glasgow, 186; 4. Samantha Gerlach, Columbus, 174.

Steer Wrestling: 1. Mitch Detton, Great Falls, 4.55; 2. Landon Burleigh, Lewistown, 5.53; 3. Teagen Arnold, Conrad, 11.48; 4. Tatum Hansen, Glasgow, 16.44. National Qualifiers: 1. Tatum Hansen, Glasgow, 213; 2. Ryder Gaasch, Dillon, 206; Mitch Detton, Great Falls, 195; 4. Landon Burleigh, Lewistown, 191.

Saddle Bronc: 1. Caiden Gray, Miles City, 76.5; 2. Randon Boyce, Browning, 75.5; 3. Randin Wagner, Browning, 67.5; 4. Tahj Wells, Browning, 62. National Qualifiers: 1. Caiden Gray, Miles City 223; 2. Randin Wagner, Browning, 199; 3. Randon Boyce, Browning, 190; 4. Levi Noyes, Hardin, 115.

Breakaway Roping: 1. Kierra Hougen, Melstone, 3.26; 2. Ella Begger, Townsend, 3.46; 3. Sally Robb, Bozeman, 3.75; 4. Ella Moedl, Worden, 4.42. National Qualifiers: 1. Ella Moedl, Worden, 162; 2. Josie Robbins, Dillon, 144.5; 3. Ella Begger, Townsend, 142; 4. Kierra Hougen, Melstone, 139.5.

Tie-Down Roping: 1. Ryder Gaasch, Dillon, 9.69; 2. Pacen Buller, Glendive, 11.18; 3. Charlie Cromwell, Glasgow, 11.84; 4. Ryatt Fraser, Hysham, 12.55. National Qualifiers: 1. Pacen Buller, Glendive, 212; 2. Cash Trexler, Corvallis, 196; 3. Mitch Detton, Great Falls, 177; 4. AJ Swenson, Huntley, 166.

Goat Tying: 1. Josie Robbins, Dillon, 7.1; 2. Sally Robb, Bozeman, 7.48; 3. Ella Moedl, Worden, and Hailey Burger, Helena, 8.3. National Qualifiers: 1. Hailey Burger, Helena, 217; 2. Cassie Gibson, Havre, 185; 3. Josie Robbins, Dillon, 179.5; 4. Sage Henderson, Lewistown, and Sally Robb, Bozeman, 166.

Team Roping: 1. Kyler Day, Volborg, and Trey Fleming, Worden, 6.21; 2. Preston Ostrum, Huntley, and Cooper McMillan, Huntley, 7.55; 3. Josie Robb, Bozeman, and Sally Robb, Bozeman, 8.89; 4. Aspen Swenson, Huntley, and AJ Swenson, Huntley, 9.18. National Qualifiers: 1. Walker Story, Martinsdale, and Mitch Detton, Great Falls, 160.5; 2. Holden Meged, Miles City, and Ty Westby, Opheim, 153; 3. Josie Robb, Bozeman, and Sally Robb, Bozeman, 149.5; 4. Tate Poppe, Fallon, and Gentre Coulter, Baker, 146.5.

Pole Bending: 1. Elle Werner, Clancy, 20.30; 2. Kylie Toavs, Shepherd, 20.61; 3. Olivia Martell, Three Forks, 20.68; 4. Chloe Labromboise, Helena, 20.85. National Qualifiers: 1. Ella Begger, Townsend, 204; 2. Olivia Martell, Three Forks, 191.5; 3. Kylie Toavs, Shepherd, 180; 4. Elle Werner, Clancy, 175.4.

Bull Riding: 1. Tahj Wells, Browning, 64.5; 2. JR Harrell, Toston, 61.5; 3. Bre’Zhon Spang, Busby, 61.5. National Qualifiers: 1. Tahj Wells, Browning, 264.5; 2. Octavius Christiansen, Columbia Falls, 148.5; 3. West Schroeder, Roscoe, 144; 4. JR Harrell, Toston, 139.5.

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