When the title was at stake in the final round at the Ryon Arena, Moore turned in a solid time of 10.12 seconds.
Justin Maass, an eight-time NFR qualifier from Giddings, won the match roping title against defending Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association world champion Caleb Smidt. Maass edged Smidt 114.56-132.26.
Deven Riggins of Weatherford won the Invitational break-away roping title with a three-run time of 12.42. Lacy Kessler finished second with a 12.77 and Madisen Goforth came in third with a 13.18.
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Goforth, who is from Azle, has won the North Texas High School Rodeo Association girls all-around title three of the past four years.
Moore, who grew up in Ponder, is on a roll. On Friday, he clinched the title at a competition in Ardmore, Okla., which was named after ProRodeo Hall of Fame member Barry Burk.
I’ve been roping good the last two days and I drew good calves here.
Timber Moore, who won the Windy Ryon Memorial Roping Invitational tie-down title
Moore has earned more than $10,000 over the past two days. He pocketed about $2,000 in Ardmore and raked in $8,120 at the Ryon Roping.
“I’ve been roping good the last two days and I drew good calves here,” Moore said.
At the Ryon Roping, Moore finished fourth in the first round with a 9.28 and came in third in the second round with a 9.41.
He entered the final round ranked No. 1 with a two-run time of 18.69. After turning in the 10.12, Moore clinched the title with a three-run time of 28.81.
Cole Bailey finished second in the average with a 32.45. Bailey entered the 13-man finals ranked No. 11 with a 22.91. But during the short round, the majority of the field struggled either with no times or sluggish qualified runs.
Bailey turned in a 9.53, which was the fastest time in the final round. After the last calf had been roped, Bailey had catapulted from 11th to second place with the 32.45. Smidt finished third with a 32.79 after turning in a final-round time of 12.88.
During the match roping against Maass, Smidt struggled early. He posted a time of 23.11 in Round 2 and a 44.10 in Round 3. Maass’ only snag was in Round 7, when he chased his calf to the back of the arena and turned in a 22.62.
Going into the final round, Maass led Smidt 121.94-101.92. During Round 8, Smith turned in a 10.32 and then Maass secured the victory with a solid time of 12.64.
Maass, who earned $5,000 for winning, said he benefited from Smidt’s mistakes.
“He [Smidt] made it easier for me right from the start,” Maass said. “I wasn’t very confident coming into today because I’ve been home training horses and helping kids, and I have not been rodeoing very hard. But he made a couple of mistakes right off the bat and made it to where I could just go catch and tie them down.”