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Hinman, Miller grab buckles for Rustlers
Central Wyoming College's Chaylie Hulme practiced her goat roping skills during Thursday's rodeo team practice at the CWC Equine Center. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Hinman, Miller grab buckles for Rustlers at Gillette rodeo

Mar 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor

CWC starts a three-day rodeo at Colorado State on Thursday.

Colton Miller and Danni Jo Hinman won different rodeo events for Central Wyoming College Sunday at Gillette College.

Miller took the saddle bronc title with a score of 68.

The Gillette College event opened the spring portion of the two-part college rodeo season.

The victory put Miller third in the Central Rocky Mountain regional standings.

"Considering that the whole team wasn't there, I think that we had a very good showing in our first spring," CWC coach Drew Schrock. "Out of the 12 kids that were entered for CWC, we had four of them make it back to the short round on Sunday."

Miller has pilled up 300 points in the regular season in saddle bronc. Ezekiel Thurston from Sheridan College is first in the standings at 420 points.

Miller won the regional saddle bronc title last year.

Hinman and brother David Hinman from Northeastern Junior College in Colorado finished first in the team roping competition in Gillette.

The pair had a time of 13.9 seconds in the three-day rodeo.

CWC's Toby Dunlavy placed fourth in the breakaway roping (16.5 seconds).

CWC finished fourth in the women's team standings ;ast weekend in the rodeo arena.

The CWC Rustlers scored 235 points. Eastern Wyoming College won the team title (387.50 points) and Northeastern Junior College ended second (317.50).

The CWC men were seventh in the team standings with 180 points.

Sheridan College claimed the top trophy (440).

"I was very pleased with the whole performance. We are looking forward to the Colorado State University rodeo," Schrock said.

CWC starts a three-day rodeo at Colorado State on Thursday.

After the CSU rodeo, the Rustlers have three more left in the spring season, in Torrington, Casper and Laramie.

Regional standings after Gillette College rodeo held last weekend

Men's team standings -- 1. Gillette College, 2,680; 2. Eastern Wyoming College, 2,428.33; 3. University of Wyoming, 2, 210; 4. Casper College, 1,880; 5. Northeastern Junior College, 1,730; 6. Sheridan College, 1,650; 7. Central Wyoming College, 1,230; 8. Chadron State College, 1,175; 9. Lamar Community College, 690; 10. Colorado State University, 470; 11. Laramie County Community College, 390; 12. Otero Junior College, 360; 13. Air Force, 85.

Women's team standings -- 1. Northeastern Junior College, 1,895; 2. University of Wyoming, 1,862.50; 3. Gillette College, 1,775; 4. Chadron State College, 1,000; 5. Central Wyoming College, 917.50; 6. Eastern Wyoming College, 682.50; 7. Lamar Community College, 507.50; 8. Sheridan College, 390; 9. Laramie County Community College, 315; 10. Otero Junior College, 160; 11. Casper College,. 130; 12. Colorado State University, 83.33.

Men's all-around -- 1. Troy Wilcox, Eastern Wyoming College, 915.

Women's all-around -- 1. Hayden Segelke, Northeastern, 1,267.50.

Saddle bronc -- 1. Ezekiel Thurston, Sheridan, 420; 3. Colton Miller, CWC, 300; 9. Stetson Jorgensen, CWC, 150; 13. Lane Jensen, CWC, 90; 14. Kale McKenzie, CWC, 80.

Bareback riding -- 1. Casey Breuer, Gillette, 605; 12. Cooper Clemens, CWC, 60.

Bull riding -- 1. Neil Williams, Casper College, 29.

Tie down roping -- 1. James Wolf, Northeastern, 530; 12. Garrett Webb, CWC, 100.

Steer wrestling -- 1. Tyler Bond, Northeastern, 245; 2. Stetson Jorgensen, CWC, 235.

Team roping header - 1. Troy Wilcox, Eastern, 445; 14. Frank Enos, CWC, 95.

Team roping heeler -- 1. Coley Hanson, Eastern, 445.

Barrel racing -- 1. Hayden Segelke, Northeastern, 745; 5. Kaylee Burnett, CWC, 280.

Breakaway roping -- 1. Lydia Coe, University of Wyoming, 450; 8. Chaylie Hulme, 140.

Goat tying -- 1. Jordan Thurston, Gillette, 470; 5. Shaylee Hance, CWC, 362.5.

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