Buffalo's Cole Reiner was second in the first go-round of bareback riding at the National Finals Rodeo on Thursday in Las Vegas. 

Reiner scored 88.5 points to take home a $21,336 prize, according to prorodeo.com. Reiner entered the NFR ranked No. 7 in the world in his second professional season. He is a 2017 graduate of Buffalo High School and the son of Joe and Michelle Reiner.
 
Bareback first go-round results

1. Jess Pope, 90.5 points on Pickett Pro Rodeo Company’s Night Crawler, $26,997

2. Cole Reiner, 88.5, $21,336

3. (tie) Cole Franks and R.C. Landingham, 87, $13,716 each

 5. Kaycee Feild, 86, $6,967

6. Tilden Hooper, $4,354

7. (tie) Tanner Aus, Richmond Champion and Tim O’Connell, 83

10. (tie) Orin Larsen & Taylor Broussard, 81, 12. (tie) Clayton Biglow & Caleb Bennett, 79.5

14. Zach Hibler, 77.5

15. Garrett Shadbolt, 69.5

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