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CWC cowgirl, Lander native advance to finals at CNFR
Jun 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor
Kaylee Burnett was fifth going into the finals in goat tying; Riley Krassin was placed 11th in steer wrestling in Casper.
Kaylee Burnett and Riley Krassin represented Fremont County on Saturday night in the finals of the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper.
Burnett, a sophomore cowgirl, entered the finals for Central Wyoming College in fifth place in the nation in goat tying.
Burnett put down a pair of 6.7s in the first two performance. She had time of 6.6 in the final performance.
Eastern New Mexico University cowgirl Hayden Segelke was first after times of 6.5, 6.3 and 6.5 seconds.
Shelby Winchell of Chadron had the runner-up position (6.6, 6.3, 6.5).
Final results from the CNFR and reaction will be published Tuesday.
Krassin in steer wrestling
Lander native Riley Krassin was 11th in steer wrestling before the finals started.
After the first two performances, Krassin was near the top of the leaderboard.
Krassin is on the Casper College rodeo team.
Krassin's times were 4.5, 9.3 and 8.5.
He won the regional title last month for Casper College to advance to the CNFR.
Spratt at CNFR
Former Shoshoni High School star Coralee Spratt finished her early performances Friday night.
Spratt picked up a time of 12.6 seconds in the final performance.
She had a 4.0 in the first go and a no time in the second attempt.
Spratt won the Central Wyoming Rocky Mountain regional title for Gillette College during the regular season.