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Franklin County residents compete in Cheney Rodeo

CHENEY — Two Franklin County cowgirls were among the Cheney Rodeo contestants last weekend.

Jennifer Casey of Mesa and Kaite Breazeale of Pasco were both on the ticket for Saturday's nights peformance.

Breazeale rode fourth in the performance, completing the cloverleaf pattern in 18.10 seconds.

That run put her in the Top 10 for the three-day event, sending her home with $67.

Officials breakaway roping results were not reported.

In addition to the two Franklin County cowgirls, several others from nearby communities also participated.

Codi Fuller of Kennewick competed in both breakaway roping and barrels Saturday.

In barrels, she posted a blazing 17.89 seconds, good enough to finish fifth overall and walk away with $672. Her unofficial time in breakaway was 2.8 seconds.

Other area competitors included Shayla Currin of Dayton in breakaway and barrels, and Turk Bates of Prosser in team roping, partnered with Cooper Mills of St. John.

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