Knocked-down poles at Brawley take Popko out of season lead
Last updated 2/15/2007 at Noon
A pair of five-second penalties for knocking down a pole took Kerry Popko out of the lead in the California High School Rodeo Association District 8 season Pole Bending standings.
The Fallbrook High School junior ended the January 13-14 weekend in Brawley with 122 points for the season, one point behind Melanie Miller. Miller accumulated 59 points during the weekend’s rodeos while Popko earned 35 points.
The CHSRA rodeos in Brawley consist of two separate rodeos, each of which has two go-rounds. Popko finished second to Miller in both go-rounds of the January 13 rodeo.
Miller won the f...