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Rodeo team wins three event titles

Monday, September 20, 2010
Men's and women's teams place 5th overall at Central Wyoming College rodeo.
 
The Laramie County Community College rodeo team had three members win event titles at the Central Wyoming College rodeo Sept. 17-19 rodeo in Riverton. The rodeo women earned 175 points and fifth place, and the men’s team racked up 315 points, also good for fifth in the team standings.
  • Ty Taypotat tied in bareback riding for first and second in the average with 143 points on two rides. His 76-point ride won the first round and his 67-point ride was fourth in the second round.
  • Loncey Johnson was second in the first round of bull riding with a 77-point ride and his 75-point ride in the short round gave him the average win with 152 points. Johnson added 170 points to the men's team total.
  • Raelynn Keller tied for first and second in the long round of barrel racing with a time of 18.08, and then turned in the fastest time of the rodeo in the short round with a 17.99. Keller's time of 36.09 was two tenths faster than the second-place time and won her the CWC barrel racing title.
  • Dalton Harris teamed up with Gillette College’s Marlys McGuire to place third in the short round and third in the average in team roping.

“We had a very good weekend,” LCCC rodeo coach David Browder said. “This is the best rodeo we’ve had since my start here at LCCC, and it’s only going to get better.”

The LCCC rodeo team will travel to Sheridan, Wyo., on Sept. 24-26 for their next rodeo event. Rodeo results can be found at http://www.collegerodeo.com.