Ohl wins third round in a row at NFR
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Tie-down roper Cody Ohl became the first competitor at this year's National Finals Rodeo to win three consecutive rounds when he triumphed in 7.3 seconds during the sixth round on Tuesday.
Five-time world champion Ohl of Hico, Texas, had tied for first during his two previous wins. Two-time world champ Trevor Brazile of Decatur, Texas, who didn't earn a check in round six, is the world standings leader with $161,237.
Tuf Cooper of Decatur, Texas, who finished in 7.5, is second with $141,122. Ohl is third with $135,812 as he has posted a high of $59,315 in NFR earnings.
"Any time you can beat this field three nights in a row, it's always special," Ohl said.