McALESTER — Four young cowboys from Pittsburg brought home championship saddles at the Oklahoma Youth Rodeo Association finals June 12-14 in Hugo.
Shawn Luman was named champion heeler in the senior (14-18 years old) team roping competition. Team roping is a two-man event, with each team having a "heeler" and a "header."
Talan Shannon was named Peewee (9 and under) Reserve All Around Champion.
Tyler Griffith was named junior (10-13) steer-riding champion.
Nathan Labor was named senior All Around Cowboy and chute-dogging champion.