Ocontoâ€™s Colter Glendy tries to keep his own in bull riding at the Mullen High School Rodeo last week. Photo by Shirley Osborn
VARIOUS SITES - - With the rodeo state finals less than a week away, area cowboys and cowgirls participated in three rodeos in western Nebraska to close out the regular season.
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There was a strong showing by local participants. Tylee Coffman was the Girls All-Around champion at the Crawford High School Rodeo and was Girls Reserve All-Around at the Harrison and Mitchell rodeos. Multiple area athletes placed in individual events.
The weekend competition began Friday with the Mitchell High School Rodeo. Logan Glendy finished first in bare back riding and runner-up in steer wrestling. The team of AJ and Tanner Freeman finished second in team roping.
Rodeo action moved to Harrison High School for the second day. Glendy won the buckle in bareback riding and Nate McFadden finished fourth.
Barrel racing saw two local athletes finish in the top three. Kali Blevins took first place honors and Coffman finished third. Coffman also took runner-up in goat tying.
In pole bending Katie Loughran was the runner-up. AJ Freeman was the champion in steer wrestling. Blayne Bradley finished first in boys cutting.
The Crawford High School Rodeo was the final rodeo of the weekend. There was a strong showing by local participants.
Logan Glendy finished first in bare back riding and in the process sweeping the event over the weekend.
Tylee Coffman finished first in goat tying and Mardee Sierks came in third. Katie Loughran took first place honors in pole bending and Kali Blevins finished third.
Dillion Simonson took the buckle in steer wrestling.
Weekend rodeo results are as followed:
Crawford H.S. Rodeo
Bareback Riding - 1. Logan Glendy, Oconto 74.
Barrel Racing - 1. B. Reichmuth, Humphrey 16.82; 2. Tylee Coffman, Dunning 16.94; 5. Kadi McFadden, Dunning 15.5.
Boys Cutting - 1. S.Suchy, Tryon 142.5; 5. Sterling Atkins, Broken Bow 131.0.
Breakaway Roping - 1. K. Reece, Valentine 3.02.
Bull Riding - 1. W.Cole, Atkinson 69.
Girls Cutting - 1. S.Frasier, Benkelman 142.0.
Goat Tying - 1. Tylee Coffman, Dunning 7.2; 3. Mardee Sierks, Brewster 7.760.
Pole Bending - 1. Katie Loughran, Broken Bow 20.72; 3. Kali Blevins, Stapleton 21.26.
Saddle Bronc-1.W.Alberta, Arthur 62.0.
Steer Wrestling - 1.Dillon Simonson,Purdum 5.24; 7.Logan Glendy, Oconto 7.19; 10.AJ Freeman, Dunning 14.94.
Team Roping - 1. T.Butterfield, Atkinson and R.Kraeger, Avoca 13.06; 4.Colton Kovarik, Thedford and Boyd Miller, Burwell 15.81; 5. Cody Moon, Sargent and Ty Sierks, Brewster 18.14.
Tie Down Roping - 1.O.Petka, Ord 9.97.
Boys All-Around - Shane Suchy, Tryon. 261.65.
Boys Reserve All-Around - Lane Day, Bartlett 261.25.
Girls All-Around - Tylee Coffman, Dunning 363.70.
Girls Reserve All-Around - Kaitlin Reece, Valentine 211.70.
Harrison H.S. Rodeo
Bareback Riding - 1 . Logan Glendy, Oconto 73.0; 4. Nate McFadden, Dunning 61.0.
Barrel Racing - 1 . Kali Blevins,Stapleton,17.73;3.Tylee Coffman, Dunning 17.76.
Boys Cutting - Blayne Bradley, Milburn 141.0; 9. Sterling Atkins, Broken Bow 124.0.
Breakaway Roping - 1. K.Knust, Verdigre 3.0; 4. Chantelle Milleson, Dunning 3.9; 5.Kadi McFadden, Dunning 3.93; 9. Jill Oatman, Broken Bow 12.45;10. Tylee Coffman, Dunning 12.89.
Bull Riding - NO SCORE
Girls Cutting - 1. J. Hagedorn, West Point 143.0.
Goat Tying - 1. K. Knust,Verdigre 7.26; 2. Tylee Coffman, Dunning 7.260; 7. Mardee Sierks, Brewster, 8.14.
Pole Bending - 1.K.Haun, Mitchell 20.456; 2. Katie Loughran, Broken Bow 20.464; 7. Tylee Coffman, Dunning 21.464; 10. Kali Blevins, Stapleton 21.9.
Saddle Bronc - W.Albert, Arthur 63.0.
Steer Wrestling - 1. AJ Freeman, Dunning 4.60; 8. Dillion Simonson, Purdum 15.40.
Team Roping - 1. T.White, Hershey and R.Nelson, Doniphan 12.2.
Tie Down Roping - 1. D. Hinman, Hay Springs 11.03; 7. Dillion Simonson, Purdum 14.67; 9. AJ Freeman, Dunning 15.1.
Boys All-Around - Rhett Nelson, Doniphan 347.95.
Boys Reserve All-Around - Tom Littell, Elm Creek 269.05.
Girls All-Around - Kelsey Knust, Verdigre 528.38.
Girls Reserve All-Around - Tylee Coffman, Dunning 312.28.
Mitchell H.S. Rodeo
Bareback Riding - 1.Logan Glendy, Oconto 71.0.
Barrel Racing - 1. Tylee Coffman, Dunning17.646. 3. Kadi McFadden, Dunning 18.422; 6. Kali Blevins, Stapleton 18.56.
Boys Cutting - 1. Sterling Atkins, Broken Bow 143.0; 2. Blayne Bradley, Milburn 140.0
Breakway Roping - K.Knust, Verdigre, 2.67.
Bull Riding - 1. D. Cunningham, Bloomfield 64.0
Girls Cutting - 1. H.Storer, Whitman 143.0.
Goat Tying - 1. L.Adamson, Cody 8.43; 2.Mardee Sierks, Brewster, 8.7; 3. Tylee Coffman, Dunning 8.99; 6. Jincy Osborn, Mullen 9.9.
Pole Bending - 1 .S.Welsh, Atkinson 21.45. 8.Kadi McFadden, Dunning 22.82.
Saddle Bronc - NO SCORE
Steer Wrestling - 1. L.Day, Bartlett 7.94;2. Logan Glendy, Oconto 9.63; 3.AJ Freeman, Dunning 10.48; 5. Dillon Simonson, Purdum 17.7.
Team Roping - 1. T. Stec, Bassett and L. Macomber 8.53; 2 . AJ Freeman, Dunning and Tanner Freeman, Dunning 13.16; 4 . Curtis Welsh, Scottsbluff and Dillion Simonson, Purdum 14.17.
Tie Down Roping - 1. J. Kesselder, Ericson 9.06;4. Dillion Simonson, 13.26.
Boys All-Around - Tanner Stec, Bassett 383.75.
Boys Reserve All-Around - Lane Day, Bartlett 318.
Girls All-Around - Kaylie Haun, Mitchell 403.95.
Girls Reserve All-Around - Tylee Coffman, Dunning 335.2