Resistol Rookie Update: Bray Keeps Rolling; McCluskey Jumps in Standings and more
Paden Bray continues to surge in both the Resistol Rookie and PRCA world standings and more.

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.

Bray warming up at the 2019 Cheyenne Frontier Days. Kaitlin Gustave Photo

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.

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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

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