HIGH STAKES: Melissa George takes World’s Richest Breakaway title
Wyoming’s Madison George raked in $8,628 for roping three calves in 9.04 seconds at Billings, Montana’s World’s Richest Breakaway Roping. She and South Dakota cowgirl Taylor Engesser battled it out all day, with Engesser getting three down in 9.46 seconds, worth $4,859. Returning champ Cierra Kunesh was third with 10.75 seconds on three, worth $3,449. The roping paid a whopping 14 holes deep in the average.