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By Andrew Christiansen

Fractions of seconds separate winners and losers at County Fair NPRA rodeo


Andrew Christiansen

Chance Stucker tied down his calf in 9.6 seconds. He finished fourth with Wyatt Williams winning in 9.1 seconds for $617.50 more.

The B Bar D bulls were too tough to ride at this year's Klickitat County Fair NPRA Rodeo, leaving $1,500 in the hands of the stock contractor. Two days of rodeo produced a number of very closely contested events where fractions of seconds made hundreds of dollars difference in prize money.

The only easy winner was Austin Foss in the bareback bronc riding. Foss scored a full 10 points more than his closest competitor, Kevin Lusk, to win $598.50. Lusk's second place finish earned him $448.88.

Less than one second separated the top six cowboys in tie down roping. Wyatt Williams was timed at 9.1 seconds. Shane Ericson was pegged at 9.2 and it cost him about $150 for that tenth of a second, wi...

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