Women win rodeo at Fort Hays; men finish fifth

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Women win rodeo at Fort Hays; men finish fifth

The Northwestern Oklahoma State University women's rodeo team tied for first at Fort Hays this past weekend notching 300 points to tie with Garden City Community College. The men finished fifth out of 10 teams scoring 270 points.

Lauren Barnes led the way for the Lady Rangers finishing third in the all-around with 115 points. Barnes picked up those points finishing tied for second in the goat tying competition while ninth in the breakaway roping event.

Kyle Irwin scored 110 points in the all-around and finished fourth. He finished third in the steer wrestling competition while he and Northwestern teammate Charlie Moore finished sixth in team roping.

Karly Benzie won the breakaway roping with an overall time of 6.2 seconds. Jacey Fay Jandreau finished eighth.

Travis Cowan and Southeastern Oklahoma State teammate Rhyder Nelson won the team roping with a time of 13.5 seconds while Dustin Searcy and teammate Cale Markham (Coffeyville) finished second with an overall time of 14.1 seconds.

Cody Burkholder finished tied for third scoring 135 points in the saddle bronc.

Trey Young finished fourth in the tie down roping with an overall time of 22.4 seconds. Teammate Clint Kindred finished sixth in the event finishing his rounds in 27.7 seconds.

Alexis Allen and Jenna Hampton finished fifth and sixth in the barrel racing competition. Allen's overallt ime was 33.32 seconds while Hampton finished less than a second behind her at 34.21 seconds.