Marchand captures bronc title

POLSON, Mont. – Francis Marchand, 23, of Omak, won the saddle bronc title and was fifth in bareback riding at the Flathead River Rodeo on Aug. 22-24.

He is ranked No. 6 in bareback and No. 14 in bull riding.

The Top 10 in the final standings qualify for the 38th annual Indian National Finals Rodeo on Nov. 5-9 in Las Vegas, Nev.

He and Kaelyn Marchand, 15, of Omak, will be competing this weekend at the annual All-Indian Rodeo in Wadsworth, Nev.

Kaelyn Marchand is ranked No. 14 in junior barrels.


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