LAS VEGAS — Volborg's Joey Williams had the fastest time of the day again and finished fifth overall Tuesday in the Wrangler National Finals Breakaway Roping at Orleans Arena, a two-day event held in conjunction with the National Finals Rodeo.
Williams had a competition-best time of 1.8 seconds Tuesday, one day after fashioning a 1.7. Each competitor gets 10 rides — five on Monday and five on Tuesday.
With her second-, fourth- and eighth-round wins, plus a fifth-place finish in the 10th round and a sixth place in the seventh round, Williams pocketed $16,819. She had an average of 27.5 seconds on eight head to add another $3,842 for finishing fifth.
Teen-ager Sawyer Gilbert of Buffalo, South Dakota, is the world champion and won $11,313. She had an average of 46.3 seconds on 10 head.