DAYVILLE Jon Kimball, split third- and fourth-place in the cutting competition at the Oregon High School Rodeo State Finals June 13-16 in Prineville.
Kimballs finish in the top four earned him a trip to compete in the National High School Finals Rodeo, July 15-21, in Rock Springs, Wyo.
Kimball was also awarded a $350 athletic scholarship and a $700 academic one from the Oregon High School Rodeo Association. He plans to attend Central Oregon Community College in Bend in the fall, studying criminal justice.
A 2012 graduate of Dayville High School, Kimball is the son of Randy and Patti Kimball of Dayville.