KLAMATH FALLS - Grant County cowgirl Amanda King picked up three prestigious awards at the Oregon High School Rodeo Association's State Finals on June 15-18.

The Dayville sophomore was the overall winner in pole bending which earned her a trip to the National Finals set for July 18-24 in Gillette, Wyo.

She also won Wrangler 20x jeans and a special Wrangler event championship patch for her pole bending efforts.

King was also named Rookie Cowgirl of the Year by Gist Silversmiths and her horse, Bucks Quixote was named Oregon girl's horse of the year by the American Quarter Horse Association.

The award earned her a $300 college scholarship and a Tod Slone Saddles breast collar.

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