Area riders place high in NTHSRA

May 29, 2013

The most successful rodeo season in Tolar history ended with a top-five finish in two events by Bradyn Crider in the North Texas High School Rodeo Association Finals at Will Rogers Coliseum recently.

Also, Premier’s Trever Field posted one of the top finishes in the North Texas area.

In addition, Katie Keith of Tolar ranked high in the final standings in two events covering the entire season.

Crider placed second in the calf roping competition, scoring 172 points. The first-place finisher scored 216.

Crider scored 114 points in team roping-healer, another event in which the winner scored 216 points.

Trever Field of Premier took in team roping-header, scoring 171, 45 points out of first place.

In the overall standings for the entire season, Katie Keith of Tolar took second in barrel racing with 880 points. Madisen Goforth of North Richland Hills won with 1,195.

Keith was also third in ribbon roping for the season, scoring 701 points. Chris McCuistion of Collinsville won with 1,285.

Field took fifth in the final heeler standings with 670 points. Case Gasperson of Decatur topped the list with 925.

In all, Tolar qualified four competitors for the NTHSRA Finals, including Hanna Wallace in goat tying and Victoria Alexander in barrel racing.

Field was the lone qualifier for Premier. In addition to heading and heeler, he qualified in calf roping.

As a team, Tolar posted its highest finish ever, sixth place out of 71 teams. Granbury placed 46th, but qualified no one for finals.

The top 15 in the point standings after 30 regular-season rodeos qualified for finals.

Granbury’s highest finisher, Joe Lasley, placed 18th in chute dogging with 231 points. He was 33 points out of 15th place.

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