Apr 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports EditorCentral Wyoming College freshman Stetson Jorgensen is coming off a second-place finish in the men's all-around standings at the Eastern Wyoming College rodeo. Photo by Wayne Nicholls
Freshman Stetson Jorgensen ignited the Central Wyoming College men's rodeo team Saturday, and the Rustlers took the top stop in the men's team standings Saturday at the Eastern Wyoming College rodeo in Torrington.
Jorgensen placed second in the men's all-around, scoring 225 points. Northeastern's Shay Carroll captured the title (410 points).
"It was a really good weekend for me," Jorgensen said. "My confidence grew a lot. I have been practicing so hard, so I probably deserve to have a rodeo like that."
In the team standings, the Rustlers scored 510 points. Casper College finished second (460), Gillette College was third (435) and the University of Wyoming came in fourth (375).
"Things turned out right for us," CWC assistant coach Drew Schrock said. "We drew good calf. We capitalized on it. The team has been working hard all year."
"Stetson has the right kind of mind set," Schrock said. "He is out working hard every night in practice."
Jorgensen won the steer wrestling title with a two-ride time of 11.3 seconds.
"He had a game plan. He went and stood by it," Schrock said.
Miles Spickelmier from Chadron College finished second (12.4 seconds).Jorgensen finished fourth in the saddle bronc competing scoring a 70-point ride.
Jorgensen was bucked off in his second performance.
Colton Miller finished second in the saddle bronc competition, and Charlie Kogianes was third in Torrington.
Miller completed two rides worth 147 points. Kogianes scored 117 points.
Gillette's Travis Nelson won the saddle bronc title (152 points).
In the regional standings in saddle bronc, Nelson is first with 700 points. Miller stands second (635) and Kogianes third (520).
In the team roping competition at Eastern, CWC's Corbin Nicholls and Jake Marlow of Sheridan finished fifth at 7.0 seconds.
Time is running out for the Rustlers to sneak into the top two in the regional standings.
With two rodeos left on the spring schedule, CWC is sixth (2,375 points) in the 13-team field.
"I know we will keep working hard," Schrock said.
"We have a good attitude around here. Everybody is still pushing each other."
Casper College remains first (3,540) and Gillette College second (3,301.66).
CWC completes the rodeo season at Casper College (April 20-22) and at the University of Wyoming (April 27-29).
Central Rocky Mountain Regional standings for Central Wyoming College
Men's standings -- 1. Casper College, 3,540; 2. Gillette College, 3,301.66; 3. University of Wyoming, 2,985; 4. Eastern Wyoming College, 2,805; 5. Northeastern Junior College, 2,510; 6. Central Wyoming College, 2,375; 7. Chadron State College, 1,700; 8. Laramie County Community College, 1,150; 9. Sheridan College, 940; 10. Colorado State University, 335; 11. Otero Junior College, 270; 12. Lamar Community College, 240; 11. Air Force, 128.33.
Women's standings -- 1. Central Wyoming College, 2,465; 2. Northeastern Junior College, 1,933.33; 3. Gillette College, 1,900; 4. Chadron State College, 1,733.33; 5. University of Wyoming, 1,090; 6. Laramie County Community College, 1,030; 7. Eastern Wyoming College, 786.66; 8. Colorado State University, 770; 9. Casper College, 595; 10. Sheridan College, 295; 11. Lamar Community College, 265; 12. Otero Junior College, 20.
Men's all-around -- 1. Shay Carroll, Northeastern, 1,280.
Women's all-around -- 1. Hayden Segelke, Northeastern, 1,415; 4. Devin Nicholls, 575.
Saddle bronc -- 1. Travis Nelson, Gillette, 700; 2. Colton Miller, CWC, 635; 3. Charlie Kogianes, CWC, 520; 12. Wyatt Thurston, 115; 13. Stetson Jorgensen, CWC, 80.
Bareback -- 1. Justin Moldaschel, Casper, 920.
Bull riding -- 1. Tyler Williams, CWC, 420.
Tie-down roping -- 1. Clayton Van Aken, Wyoming, 715; 15. Daine McNenny, CWC, 80.
Steer wrestling -- 1. Kelby Bond, Northeastern, 370.
Team roping header -- 1. Tyler Schnaufer, Wyoming, 690; 6. Corbin Nicholls, 260.
Team roping heeler -- 1. Shay Carroll, Northeastern, 760; 9. Daine McNenny, CWC, 170; 10. Nolan Eckhardt, CWC, 150.
Barrel racing -- 1. Hayden Segelke, Northeastern, 935.
Breakaway roping -- 1. Kelsey Scott, Chadron, 560; 6. Devin Nicholls, CWC, 210; 9. Traci Hinman, CWC, 150; 13. Karen Stone, CWC, 120.
Goat tying -- 1. Traci Hinman, CWC, 705; 3. Lacey Tech, CWC, 505; 5. Jacalyn Walker, 385; 6. Devin Nicholls, CWC, 215; 9. Shaylee Hance, CWC, 170.
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