Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Tue, Sept. 21

Tuba City breakaway roper competes at National Junior High Rodeo

Shilah Williams competes in the Girls Breakaway Roping event at the National Junior High Finals Rodeo in Des Moines, Iowa, June 20-26. (Submitted photo)

Shilah Williams competes in the Girls Breakaway Roping event at the National Junior High Finals Rodeo in Des Moines, Iowa, June 20-26. (Submitted photo)

Shilah Williams, an eighth grade student from Tuba City, Arizona, competed in the Girls Breakaway Roping event at the National Junior High Finals Rodeo in Des Moines, Iowa, June 20-26.

Shilah’s first roping resulted in a 27.99 run after she was late out of the box. Her second roping was a 2.80.

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Shilah Williams at the National Junior High Finals Rodeo in Des Moines, Iowa, June 20-26. (Submitted photo)

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Shilah Williams prepares to rope during the National Junior High Finals Rodeo in Des Moines, Iowa, June 20-26. (Submitted photo)

Shilah said the highlight of her trip was having her family there to experience the event with her. This was her first time travelling to Iowa, she said she was impressed by the humidity and green country.

Shilah plans to compete next year with the Arizona High School Rodeo Association.

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