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The Observer paper 04/27/16
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La Grande's Kyler Braseth gets bucked off his bull in the first round of the Legacy Ford Buckout Friday night. (Josh Benham/The Observer)Codey Brixey walked away with the grand prize based on a superb opening ride Friday at the Legacy Ford Buckout bull riding competition at the Union County Fairgrounds.
La Grande finishes second after losing to hosts Bend North in final round.
Grandson of rodeo's founder excels in debut.
Union County outfielder Deric Mussatto knows it won’t be easy, but he is also aware of the opportunity the squad has in front of them.
“We have as good of a chance of winning as everybody else does,” Mussatto said. “But as 14-year-olds, it would be pretty fantastic to win a 15-year-old state tournament.”
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