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DCHS rodeo athletes to compete at national finals
Brandon Barnes, Shara Adcock, and Waylon West.
Three local rodeo athletes have won top awards, thus qualifying to compete in the 65th annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) in Rock Springs, Wyoming, July 14-20.The High School Rodeo State Finals were held in Lebanon earlier this month, ending a year of qualifying rodeo competitions across the state. Brandon Barnes, a junior at DCHS, won the bull-riding championship, receiving a Gist trophy buckle and a Tod Slone Championship saddle. Waylon West, also a junior at DCHS, placed fourth in the bull-riding competition, earning a Gist trophy buckle and securing a spot on the national team.