LAS VEGAS — Giving her horse Rosa another chance, the buckskin delivered, taking Lisa Lockhart to a second-round win in barrel racing at the National Finals Rodeo on Friday night.
The two had knocked over a barrel in the opening round on Thursday.
Lockhart and the eight-year-old horse pocketed $26,230 with a winning time of 13.65 seconds. Lockhart is a native of Circle.
The 10-round rodeo, which will determine the 2018 year-end champions, continues through Dec. 15 at The Thomas and Mack Center.
Chase Tryan of Helena picked up a check for a second night in a row. Tryan, with partner Bubba Buckaloo, finished tied for third in team roping with a time of 4.6 seconds for another $13,326. Tryan and Buckaloo tied for second place in Thursday’s first round.
Three-time world champion Clay Tryan and partner Travis Graves were 14.6 seconds and did not place. Clay and Chase are cousins.
Bridger Chambers of Butte was 4.3 seconds in steer wrestling but finished one place out of the money. Helena’s Ty Erickson struggled to a time of 29.7 seconds.
Chase Brooks of Deer Lodge and Brody Cress, of Hillsdale, Wyoming, had no scores in saddle bronc riding, while Edgar’s Parker Breding had a no score in bull riding.
Former Montana State University cowboy Cort Scheer won the saddle bronc competition for a second round in a row with a 92-point ride.
Other second-round winners were: Tilden Hooper, bareback, 87.5 points; Tyler Pearson, steer wrestling 3.8 seconds; Clay Smith-Paul Eaves, team roping, 4.0 seconds; Marty Yates, tie-down roping, 7.6 seconds; Joe Frost, bull riding, 90 points.