CASCADE – Friday August 11th marked the first day of the PRCA rodeo in Cascade. For the bareback event, Tate Schwagler from Mandan, ND draws a rank one and holds on for a 78 point ride. But it’s a tie for the lead, Blade Elliot from Alabama matches that mark. A score of 78 to split the money after round one.

For the Tie Down Roping event, former Montana circuit champ Hank Hollenbeck.. shows why he’s one of the best in the state. 10 seconds flat for the go-round win.

In the saddle bronc, Kendall Green from Cohagen, MT was launched into the fence. But he holds on for 71 points. Best time in the first section. For the steer wrestling event, Walt Anseth from Helena was blazing fast. Finishing with a 4.7 second time for the event win.