Jun 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports EditorCentral Wyoming College cowgirl Kaylee Burnett has skyrocketed into fourth in goat tying at the College National Finals Rodeo.
Burnett put down a time of 6.6 seconds on Thursday at the Casper Events Center to get back into title contention.
Her other two times were a pair of 6.7s. She has a total of 20.0 seconds.
Hayden Segelke of Eastern New Mexico University is first after runs of 6.5, 6.3 and 6.5 seconds.
In the runner-up position is Shelby Winchell from Chadron State University (6.6 seconds, 6.3 and 6.5).
Utah Valley University's Jacalyn Walker is third (6.5, 6.7 and 6.6).
Walker started out her career with CWC before moving to UVU.
Walker is first in the all-around chase at 160 points.
The final performance is Friday night, and the championship finals are slated for Saturday night.
The top 12 in each event make the finals.
Krassin sits eighth
Casper College's Riley Krassin is now eighth in the standings.
Krassin was second in the standings after Tuesday night. Krassin is a Lander native.
His times in Casper have been 4.5 seconds, 9.3 and 8.5.
Cade Goodman of Wharton County Junior College is on top (5.5 seconds, 4.9 and 5.0).
Spratt in breakaway
Gillette College cowgirl Coralle Spratt is participating in the breakaway roping competition.
She had a time of 4.0 seconds in her first go. She didn't post a time in the second go.
She is 44th in the standings. Her final time will be Friday night at the events center.
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