Pro Rodeo Circuit Update: Garza Number-One in California; Hetzel Leads the Badlands Circuit and more

Nano Garza stays on top of the California Circuit standings; Jon Peterson shuffles to first in the Badlands Circuit and more.
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New Mexico's Nano Garza is currently leading the California Circuit heeling standings. He and partner Tanner Baldwin placed fourth in the average at California Rodeo Salinas with a time of 57.2-seconds on five head, worth $4,268 a man. They tied Chad Masters and Joseph Harrison for fourth on the third round with a 9.0-second-run, adding $1,270 to each of their earnings. They also placed fifth in the final round with a 10.2-second-run, worth another $450 a man. 

Garza is currently first in the California Circuit standings with $23,701.29 and 18th in the PRCA world standings with $40,588.35.

In the Maple Leaf Circuit, Dawson and Dillon Graham won the Manitoba Stampede & Exhibition in Morris, Manitoba. They roped their steer in 5.0-seconds, adding $1,740 to their earnings. They also tied Grady Quam and Coltyn Fletcher for first at the Moose Mountain Pro Rodeo in Kennedy, Saskatchewan with a 5.3-second-run, worth $1,021 a man. 

Dawson and Dillon added a total of $2,761 to their earnings, moving them both to sixth in their circuit with $7,318.99 each. 

In the Badlands circuit, South Dakota's Jon Peterson and Idaho's Trae Smith won the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo in Mitchell, South Dakota with a 4.9-second-run, worth $2,588 a man.

Peterson is first in the Badlands Circuit with $8,602.80. Smith is second with $7,512.77.

Cash Hetzel is currently first in the Badlands circuit heeling standings with $7,698.65. He and partner Kade Smith tied Curry Kirchner and Daniel Reed for third at the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo with a 6.0-second-run, worth $1,744 a man. Smith and Hetzel placed second at the Saline County Fair Rodeo in Crete, Nebraska with a 6.5-second-run, worth $427 a man. 

Derick and Brett Flemming are currently first and second in the Montana Circuit standings with $5,665.37, respectively. They won the C.M. Russell Stampede in Stanford, Montana with a 6.4-second-run, worth $954 a man. 

Dustin Bird and Riley Wilson tied Jade Gardner and Ty Hedrick for first at the Marias River Stampede in Shelby, Montana. They each roped their steer in 6.8-seconds, worth $841 a man. Bird is currently fourth in the Montana circuit standings with $4,486.70. Gardner is 17th and Hedrick is 15th with $840.71, respectively. 

New York's Ty Barger and Resistol Rookie contender Drew Carnes won two Painted Pony Championship Rodeos in Lake Luzerne, New York. They won the first one with a 4.6-second-run, worth $563 a man. Then they won the second one with a 5.2-second-run, worth $640 a man. Barger is currently second in the First Frontier circuit standings with $4,537.17, and Carnes is third with $2,804.05.

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Other PRCA Circuit Leaders as of July 25, 2019:

Badlands: Jon Peterson, $8,602.80; Cash Hetzel, $7,698.65

California: Spencer Mitchell, $18,620.36; Nano Garza, $23,701.29

Columbia River: Riley Minor, $8,681.19; Brady Minor, $8,681.19

First Frontier: Eric Fabian, $5,140.98; Jake Edwards, $5,577.48

Great Lakes: Coy Rahlmann, $9,670.37; Ryan Von Ahn, $13,604.19

Maple Leaf: Clay Ullery, $14,474.48; Riley Warren, $14,474.52

Montana: Derick Fleming, $5,665.37; Ike Folsom, $7,077.87

Mountain States: Tate Kirchenschlager, $11,451.28; Brock Hanson, $6,893.74

Prairie: Paul David Tierney, $10,893.25; Buddy Hawkins II, $11,990.89

Southeastern: Jacob Dagenhart, $13,835.19; Zack Mabry, $14,888.93

Texas: Manny Egusquiza Jr., $16,601.92; Paul Eaves, $15,921.08

Turquoise: Derrick Begay, $11,878.23; Lane Siggins, $11,450.36

Wilderness: Zane Barnson, $9,798.04; Olin Pulham, $9,798.04

Mexico: Fernando Gan Ruiz, $2,463.53; Miguel Valenzuela, $2,463.51

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