NIPAWIN, Saskatchewan — Volborg's Jake Lockwood used a 2-for-2 showing inside Nipawin Centennial Arena to capture the first Professional Bull Riders event win of his career, at the Canadian Touring Pro Division’s Nipawin Rona PBR.
Lockwood, 19-year-old younger brother of world champion Jess Lockwood, began by covering Gordy Blue for 85.5 points. He then went eight seconds on Finning Lil Shorty for 88 points, the third-best score of his career, in the final round.
Lockwood collected $4,117.18 along with 350 Canadian and 60 world points. He rose from No. 66 to No. 53 in the world and now trails the Top 35 by 173.33 points.
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In the Canadian national standings, Lockwood climbed from No. 34 to No. 12, 700.83 points behind the No. 1 ranking.
As the only other rider to go 2-for-2, Jared Parsonage of Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, finished second, earning $2,576.56, 117.5 Canadian and 30 world points, to reclaim the No. 1 ranking on Canada. After entering the event the No. 2-ranked rider in the nation, he overtook Jordan Hansen of Okotoks, Alberta, and now leads by 45 points.