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Rodeo teams off to good start


March 12, 2013

The Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team participated in its first rodeo of the spring season last weekend at Cochise College in Fort Huachuca, Ariz.

The Women's Team won the Team Championship Title and earned 466 points. The Men's Team was named Men's Reserve Champions earning 457 points.

The Women's Team is currently first in the Grand Canyon Region and the Men's Team is in second place.

"This is a good way to start off the spring season for the Mesalands Rodeo Team," said C.J. Aragon, Mesalands Intercollegiate rodeo coach.

Sophomore Macy Fuller of Wittman, Ariz., was crowned the Women's All-Around Champion and Goat Tying Champion. Fuller also took second in breakaway roping and sixth in team roping with Daniel Baeza from Chihuahua, Mexico.

Teammate Betty Jo Pack from Aztec, brought home her first championship title of the season in Breakaway Roping last weekend.

Sophomore Christian Stremler from Winnemucca, Nev., won the championship title in Saddle Bronc Riding. Sophomore Adriano Long from Dilkon,

Ariz., electrified the bull riding event and clinched the championship title.

Other individual standings at Cochise College included:

Shontana Deeton

7. Breakaway Roping

Danny Chandler

2. Bareback Riding

Edmiles Harvey

3. Bareback Riding

Hank Filippini

4.Tie-Down Roping

Kevin Dalluge

7.Tie-down Roping

Cody Heffernan

4. Bull Riding

Kody Decker

4th in Bull Riding

Trey Blackmore

4. Team Roping

The Mesalands Rodeo Team competes again March 9-10 at Central Arizona College in Florence, Ariz.


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