Columbia Falls’ Triplett Earns Ninth at PBR Finals

By Beacon Staff

Matt Triplett finished in the top 10 in one of the most competition bull riding events in the country.

The Columbia Falls native scored 1,257.25 points and placed ninth at the Professional Bull Riders World Finals in Las Vegas, Oct. 23-27.

It was Triplett’s first time riding at the World Finals. In nine events this season, the second-year professional has earned one top-five finish and two top-10s.

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