Young bull riders tie to win MegaBucks event
By Sunnie Clahchischiligi
CHURCH ROCK, N.M., May 29, 2014
(Times photo - Donovan Quintero)
Behind the chutes, the two local teenagers visited liked they were veterans who had just toured the country riding bulls. But in reality, they were two fresh faces that had nothing to lose.
Tuni, 15, from Rock Point, Ariz., and Thomas, 16, from Crystal, N.M., became the new MegaBucks Bullriding champions after tying with 90-point rides on Sunday at Red Rock Park. They split the grand prize of $8,000.
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