Tarleton State University cowboy Reid Zapalac took over first place among tie-down ropers Tuesday at the 69th annual College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming, flashing a 9.1 in early slack action, and improved to 8.0 in Tuesday night’s performance. His initial 10.2 gives him a 27.9 three-head total, nearly two seconds better than his nearest competitor. Tarleton barrel racer Lindsey McLeod posted times of 14.67 and 20.16 to move into 11th place. Her 49.84 on three runs leave her about five seconds off the lead. Five-time qualifying bareback rider Kody Lamb scored a 66.5 Tuesday.