BHS cowboy qualifies for National High School Finals
GILLETTE, Wyo. — A Baker High School bull rider has qualified for the 62nd annual National High School Finals Rodeo July 18-24 at Gillette.
Johnny Owens, a BHS junior, qualified for the national finals after placing second in th event at the Oregon State Rodeo Finals in Prineville.
Owens will compete in the bull riding event Sunday at 6 p.m. PDT and Monday at 8 a.m. PDT.
The national finals rodeo features more than 1,500 contestants.
In addition to competing for more than $200,000 in prizes, contestants also will be vying for more than $350,000 in college scholarships and the chance to be named the National high School Rodeo National Champion.