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(April 19, 2015) — Jacobs Crawley scored paydays in two states over the weekend.
The Stephenville saddle bronc rider placed second at the Longview PRCA Rodeo with a score of 77 points for $1,001, then made his way to the Red Bluff Round-Up in Red Bluff, California, where he tied for fourth and picked up another $1,549.
Former Tarleton State cowboy Isaac Diaz won the saddle bronc riding at Longview, scoring 80 points on Andrews Rodeo’s Black Marine for $1,321.
Out west, three local team roping tandems were among the top five in Red Bluff. Stephenville heeler Jim Ross Cooper and his partner, Clay Smith, were third in the average, followed by world champions Clay Tryan of Lipan and Jade Corkill of Huckabay in fourth then Stephenville’s Luke Brown and Huckabay’s Kollin VonAhn in fifth.
Cooper and Smith tied for first in the finals after tying for seventh in the first round and placing seventh alone in the second. They won a total of $3,776 at the rodeo. Tryan and Corkill were third in the finals and fourth in round three, earning $3,516. Brown and VonAhn placed sixth in the first round, fifth in the finals and fifth in the average for $2,374.
It’s been a solid stretch for Brown and VonAhn, who placed in the Hork Dog Roping on April 7 in Las Vegas before winning the Broc Cresta Memorial Roping in Cottonwood, California on April 14.
Stephenville’s Turtle Powell and Morgan Mill’s Dakota Kirchenschlager were third in round three of the team roping in Red Bluff, earning $1,192. Dustin Bird of Stephenville and Paul Eaves of Huckabay were placed third in the second round, also winning $1,192. Huckabay’s Charly Crawford and Dubliner Shay Carroll finished fifth in round one, winning $772.