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CWC women second in Torrington chutes; Miller gets a buckle

Apr 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor

Shaylee Hance is comfortably in second place in the Central Rocky Mountain Regional standings after winning the goat-tying title at the Eastern Wyoming College rodeo in Torrington.

Hance posted a two-ride time of 14.4 seconds for her individual championship for Central Wyoming College.

Jordan Thurston of Gillette College and Sheridan's Teddi Schwagler tied for second at 14.7 seconds.

In the regional standings, Hance has 687 points. Thurston is first in the standings at 720 points. Hayden Segelke from Northeastern Junior College stands third at 522.5 points.

"Shaylee had an outstanding weekend," CWC head coach Drew Schrock said.

"She has been practicing really good. Her horses are working good. She is not making any mistakes. That is the key in college rodeo. That is why she is winning."

The top three performers from each event from the region qualify for the College National Finals Rodeo in June at the Casper Events Center.

"Shaylee has everybody looking her way," Schrock said. "She has them all worried about her."

The CWC women placed second in the team standings in Torrington, scoring 250 points in the three-day event.

"I was pleased with all the women's team in the way that they performed," Schrock said. "We had four girls within a half a second of making the short round in the breakaway roping. All their horses worked good, and they roped really well."

Gillette College won the team crown, rolling up 380 points. Northeastern Junior College was third (240 points).

CWC's Kaylee Burnett was fourth in barrel racing in a time of 33.14 seconds. Segelke captured the in 32.27.

Miller wins again

CWC cowboy Colton Miller extended his regional lead with another victory in the saddle bronc competition.

Miller had a score of 148 points in his two rides. Sheridan's Dillon Barkshire finished second at 140 points.

In the regional standings, Miller is first with 635 points. Ezekiel Thurston from Sheridan College is second (570 points).

"Colton's attitude is good right now," Schrock said. "He is confident."

Miller posted a 75 and a 73 for his two rides.

"He is doing the best on what he is given," Schrock said. "That is all you can do."

Cooper Clemens finished third in steer wrestling for the Rustlers when he raced to a time of 16.5 seconds. Chadron's Collin Chytka won the title in a fast time of 9.2 seconds.

CWC finished seventh in the team standings, chalking up 265 points.

University of Wyoming finished first (460) and Lamar Community College was second (420).

There are two more spring rodeos left on the college schedule.

"We have a few things to work on, but we will get back at it as soon as the weather lets up," Schrock said.

CWC competes at Casper College April 19-21.

The Rustlers close out the schedule May 3-5 at a University of Wyoming rodeo in Laramie.

CWC results from Eastern Wyoming College rodeo

Men's team standings -- 1. University of Wyoming, 460; 2. Lamar Community College, 420; 3. Gillette College, 405; 4. Eastern Wyoming College, 380; 5. Chadron State College, 367.50; 6. Northeastern Junior College, 275; 7. Central Wyoming College, 265; 8. Sheridan College, 250; 9. Casper College, 215; 10. Laramie County Community College and Air Force Academy, 40.

Women's team standings -- 1. Gillette College, 380; 2. Central Wyoming College, 250; 3. Northeastern Junior College, 240; 4. Eastern Wyoming College, 160; 5. Otero Junior College, 155; 6. Chadron State college, 110; 7. Lamar Community College, 70; 8. Laramie County Community College, 20; 9. Casper College, 10.

Men's all-around -- 1. Tyler Schnaufer, University of Wyoming, 200.

Women's all-around -- 1. Hayden Segelke, Northeastern Junior College, 240.

Saddle bronc -- 1. Colton Miller, CWC, 148.

Bareback riding -- 1. Casey Breuer, Gillette College, 156.

Tie-down roping --1. Mitch McAdow, Chadron State, 21.6.

Steer wrestling -- 1. Colin Chytka, Chadron State, 9.2; 3. Cooper Clemens, CWC, 16.5.

Team roping header -- 1. Derek Weinreis, Eastern, 16.2.

Team roping heeler -- 1. Levi O'Keeffe, Eastern Wyoming, 16.2; 7. Trevor Scantling, CWC, 32.3.

Barrel racing -- 1. Hayden Segelke, Northeastern, 32.27; 4. Kaylee Burnett, CWC, 33.14.

Breakaway roping -- 1. Ali Bilkey, Otero, 5.5.

Goat tying -- 1. Shaylee Hance, CWC, 14.4.

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