Mesalands Community College’s rodeo team recently competed at Dine’s College in Tsaile, Ariz., where the men’s team brought home a championship title and finished in second place.
Fran Marchand of Omak, Wash. claimed two championship titles at Dine’s College, including the Men’s All-Around title and the saddle bronc event champion title. Marchand also placed fifth in bareback riding.
The women’s team finished in fifth place with Shelby Rita of Sunset Beach, Hawaii placing seventh in team roping.
Other individual standings at Dine’s college included:
Second place in bareback riding
Fifth place in steer wrestling
Sixth place in bareback riding
Seventh place in bareback riding
Fifth place in saddle bronc riding
Third place in steer wrestling
Fourth place in steer wrestling
Fourth place in bull riding
Fifth place in bull riding
Tel Honeycutt/Kalob Lepp
Fourth place in team roping
The next rodeo competition for the rodeo team will be at New Mexico State University, Oct. 29-30.
— Submitted by Kimberly Hanna