Walker strong in HS rodeo Finals at Alvarado

BY MARK K. CAMPBELL
markcampbell@azlenews.net

En route to winning the North Texas High School Rodeo Association’s Rookie of the Year award, Springtown’s Cole Walker earned 100 points in the NTHSRA’s Finals.
Walker earned points in calf and ribbon roping.
The Porcupine picked up 31 points in the former and averaged 31 in the latter.
For the year, Walker finished fifth in steer wrestling, tied for 11th in calf roping, and 12th in ribbon roping.
Fellow SHS cowboy Hugo Escobar II ended up ninth in team roping as a header and 15th as a heeler.
Cowgirl Madelynn Vining finished ninth overall in barrels.