VHS Rodeo Team qualifies for State The Vermillion High School rodeo team competed at regionals in Winner and Watertown June 2 and 3 and June 8 to 10. Casey Gale, Delayna Gale, and Megan Griffith all competed and qualified for the South Dakota High School Rodeo to be held in Rapid City June 21 to 24.
To qualify for the state finals the contestant has to place in the top 10 at one of the four days of regional rodeo competition. The top four in each event at the state competition will go on to Nationals in July.
Winner Regional Results
Casey Gale, bareback riding � first both days and first in the average; boys cattle cutting � ninth both days; bull riding tie � for second and third the first day.
Watertown Regional Results
Casey Gale, bareback riding � fourth place first day, first place second day, first in the average; boys cattle cutting � ninth first day, eighth second day; bull riding � tie seventh, eighth, and ninth first day.
Griffith, barrel racing � fifth first day; pole bending � 10th first day.
Delayna Gale, goat tying � third second day, third in the average; barrel racing � ninth second day; pole bending � eighth first day.
Griffith is the daughter of Len and Mary Griffith and Casey and Delayna Gale are the son and daughter of Kelly and Loretta Gale.