The women’s team finished finished 4th led by Sophomore Teddi Schwagler. Teddi had a great run in the goat tying in the long round placing 2nd with a time of 9.0, in the short round mud she had a time of 9.1 placing 2nd in the round and 1st in the average, earning 160 team points.
Freshman Shai Schaefer from Torrington, WY had a good run in the long round and made it back to the short round with a time of 10.3, in the mud she was a little slower with a time of 10.6 placing her 7th overall, I was happy with her performance considering she is coming off of a knee injury.
Jayne Lauweryssen just missed the short round in the goat tying by 5/10ths and the breakaway roping by 1/10th.
The men’s team finshed 3rd this weekend with 405 points. Zeke Thurston won the first round in the saddle bronc riding with an 82 point ride. Zeke also won the short round with a 65 point ride. He also won the average earning 180 team points.
Taygen Schuelke placed 2nd in the long round with a 76 point ride in the saddle bronc riding he split 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th in the short round with an 64 point ride, he also placed 2nd in the average earning 135 team points.
Freshman Tayte Clark made the short round in the saddle bronc riding with a 58 point ride in the long round, but drew a rank bronc in the short round and was bucked off.
Dillon Barkshire also made the short round in the saddle bronc riding with a 55 point ride but was also bucked off in the short round.
Tate Schwagler made it back to the short round with a 65 point ride in the bareback riding, in the short round Tate spurred a bad one for 73 point and a 2nd place win in the short round he also placed 2nd in the average earning 90 team points.
The rodeo team will be heading to Chadron this coming weekend,in two weeks we will be here for the Pat Hamilton Memorial rodeo so come and support your team.