Sackett to compete in National High School Rodeo finals

Sportsmanship Award won
Dillon Sackett, pictured with his parents John and Deb Sackett, after receiving the Sportsmanship Award. (Photo/Submitted)

A junior at Western Christian High School, Dillon Sackett of Alcester, South Dakota, won the South Dakota High School Rodeo Association tie-down competition this past weekend in Belle Fouche, South Dakota. Dillon is the son of John and Deb Sackett.

His victory in the tie-down competition against 57 other competitors earned him a spot in the national competition at the National High School Rodeo Association Finals in Rock Springs, Wyoming, July 15-21.

Sackett also received the Sportsmanship Award for the entire rodeo competition.

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