Area youths scattered in rodeos

Tolar competitors Katie Keith Keith in breakaway roping and Jeb Bennett in bull riding are joining Lipan’s Trevor Hedeman in team roping at the International Youth Finals Rodeo now through Saturday. Also, Lipan’s Tallen Halliday is competing in goat tying at the Texas Future Farmers of America Rodeo in Alvarado Monday and Tuesday. Beginning next Sunday Hunter Hightower of Lipan will be going for a third consecutive national championship in cutting at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyo.