Texas’ Paden Bray is a name we will be seeing for a while. Not only did he make the top 40 at Cheyenne (Wyoming) Frontier Days to advance to the performances, he, with 2017 World Champion Header Erich Rogers, added $4,125 to their earnings.
They won the Laramie (Wyoming) Jubilee Days with a 6.2-second-run, worth $1,600 a man. The continued their Wyoming earnings, winning the second round at the Sheridan WYO Rodeo with a 4.3-second-run, worth $2,525 a man. Bray continues to stay in the number-one spot in the Resistol Rookie heeling standings and is 24th in the PRCA world standings with $30,850.11.
Texas’ Cody McCluskey, who is heading for two-time WCRA Champion Heeler Joe Mattern, added a total of $3,367 to his Resistol Rookie earnings after tying Ty Blasingame and Brandon Bates and Jake Orman and Tyler McKnight for third with a 4.4-second-run at the Rooftop Rodeo in Estes Park, Colorado. McCluskey is currently fourth in the Resistol Rookie heading standings with $7,053.59
2018 Day’s of ’47 champion heeler Carson Johnson, who is heading for older brother Kellan, placed third at the Laramie Jubilee Days rodeo with a 10.5-second-run, worth $1,048 a man. Carson is fourth in the Resistol Rookie heeling standings with $9,689.41.
Wyoming’s Jerren Johnson, who is heeling for Cody Tew, added $1,498 to his earnings. They tied Kelsey Parchman and Matt Kasner for fifth in the first round at the Wolf Point (Montana) Wild Horse Stampede with a 5.9-second-run, worth $306 a man. They tied Scott White and Riley Wakefield for sixth in the second round with a 6.4-second-run, worth $109 a man. In the average Tew and Johnson tied Derick and Brett Fleming for third with a time of 12.3-seconds on two head, worth $1,083 a man. Johnson is sixth in the Resistol Rookie heeling standing with $5,486.62.
Top 10 Headers:
1. Kal Fuller with $17,793.03
2. Garrett Chick with $14,205.25
3. Colton Campbell with $12,669.52
4. Cody McCluskey with $7,053.59
5. Mason Boettcher with $5,767.18
6. Lane Lowry with $5,503.03
7. Cooper White with $5,388.69
8. Brodi Jones with $5,095.11
9. Clayton Eggers with $4,831.17
10. Coy Brittain with $4,386.68
Top 10 Heelers:
1. Payden Bray with $30,850.11
2. Wyatt Hansen with $18,559.20
3. Heath Williams with $14,452.48
4. Carson Johnson with $9,689.41
5. Michael Tash with $7,747.65
6. Jerren Johnson with $5,486.72
7. Brushton Minton with $4,787.96
8. Colton Brittain with $4,393.02
9. Dylin Ahlstrom with $4,236.47
10. Drew Carnes with $3,601.75