Marks, Birks tie on night one at Ranchman's

By: Ted Stovin  Tuesday, July 5, 2016 @ 11:15 AM

Josh Birks (L) and Kale Marks (R). Covy Moore photo.

CALGARY, Alberta -- Kale Marks and Josh Birks tied for the night one win at the 17th annual Ranchman's Renegades PBR Bullbustin' on Tuesday July 5th, 2016.

Both men put up scores of 161 points on two bulls for 45 world points each. Birks made his way to the pay window on Big Chief's Twisted Oilfield and Girletz's Pretty Boy. Marks took advantage of Girletz's Okie from Muskogee and used a re-ride on Big Chief's Hobbit to capitalize in the final round for his second PBR Canada event win.

Chase Outlaw took third on the evening thanks to a snappy 88.5 on Clouds in my Coffee from the Outlaw Buckers picking up 20 world points. Rounding out the top six were Wacey Finkbeiner and Brady Sims and Dakota Louis splitting fifth.

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Official results from the 17th Annual Ranchman's Renegades PBR Bullbustin' on July 5th, 2016.

Round one: 1. Chase Outlaw on Outlaw Buckers' 108 Clouds in my Coffee, 88.5 points, $790.50; 2. Wacey Finkbeiner, 84.5, $592.88; 3. Josh Birks, 79.5, $395.25; 4. (tie) Kale Marks, Brady Sims and Dakota Louis, 78.5, $65.88 each; 7. Casey Berg, 78; 8. Jordan Hansen, 77.5; 9. Jackson Scott, 76.5; no other qualified rides.

Finals: 1. Kale Marks on Outlaw Buckers' 011 Close Your Eyes, 82.5, $1,086.93; 2. Josh Birks, 81.5, $889.32; no other qualified rides.

Aggregate, total money and points earned: 1. (tie) Josh Birks - Coonamble, NSW - $4,051.32 and Kale Marks - Sunnybrook, AB - $3,919.57, 161 points on two bulls, 45 points each; 3. Chase Outlaw - Hamburg, AR - 88.5 points on one bull, $2,173.88, 20; 4. Wacey Finkbeiner - Ponoka, AB - 84.5, $1,515.13, 15; 5. (tie) Brady Sims - Holt, MO and Dakota Louis - Browning, MT - 78.5, $526.99 each, 7.5 points each; 7. Casey Berg - Wainwright, AB - 78.5, $276.68; 8. Jordan Hansen, - Okotoks, AB - 77.5, $184.45.

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