17 March 2016
By Ted Stovin
HOUSTON, Texas — Out of the first semifinals on Wednesday night, both Layton Green and Orin Larsen have qualified Saturday’s Rodeo Houston finals.
Larsen did so in a commanding way putting up a score of 88 points to win the first semifinals in the bareback riding, adding another $3,000 to his earnings.
Green added another $938 to his winnings for a four way tie of second place on Wednesday at NRG Stadium.
Matt Lait, Ty Taypotat, Dakota Buttar and Clay Elliott did not advance from the first semifinals. These four do have another shot however as they now compete in the Wildcard Round on Friday.
Competing in Thursday’s semifinals are Tyrel Flewelling, Roland McFadden, Levi Simpson, Jeremy Buhler, Tanner Milan, Ty Pozzobon and Jared Parsonage.