IFYR: Alto cowgirl in first place in pole bending

Reagan Davis of Alto, pictured competing in barrel racing at the 27th Annual International Finals Youth Rodeo in Shawnee, Okla., currently is in first place after two runs in pole bending at the competition. Davis' combined runs total 39.730 seconds. The rodeo finals will take place on Friday.

SHAWNEE, Okla. — Alto cowgirl Reagan Davis currently sits atop the standings in pole bending after her second run of the week in pole bending at the 27th Annual International Finals Youth Rodeo in Shawnee, Okla.

Davis followed up her First Go time of 20.253 with a 19.477 in her second run for a 30.730 total.

In second place is Rylee Hardin of Graham, Texas, who owns a score of 40.179.

The top 15 qualifiers will advance to the finals on Friday evening.

Over 800 cowboys and cowgirls from 32 states and Australia are competing for $250,000 in prize money.