Teen Rides To Trio Of Buckles


Payson High School junior Seth Barkley has chalked up his third saddle bronc victory of the high school rodeo campaign.


Payson High School student Seth Barkley has been active on the prep rodeo circuit since the campaign opened in the fall. Barkley is shown in action at the Payson High School Rodeo.

His win was recorded at the Prescott prep rodeo May 15 and 16.

Barkley's other triumphs this season came at the Tucson rodeo, April 24 and 25, and at the Arizona State Fair, Sept. 13 and 14, 2003.

At the Yuma rodeo March 13 and 14, he finished fourth in the saddle bronc riding.

At the Parker prep rodeo Dec. 27 and 28, Barkley hooked up with Jamie Ewing to finish fourth in the team roping.

Next up for Barkley and his Longhorn teammates is the Arizona State High School championships June 11 to 13 in Globe.

Barkley's goal is to qualify for the national high school championships this summer in Gillette, Wyo.

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