Destination Hastings; goal Wyoming

HASTINGS-- It was the last chance for cowboys and cowgirls to boost their points in an attempt to qualify for the national rodeo competition. There was unquestionably some local flavor at the 2011 Nebraska High School rodeo finals last week in Hastings.Dunning’s Tylee Coffman was the breakaway roping champion and Kadi McFadden, also of Dunning, placed third. Goat Tying saw Mardee Sierks of Brewster win the buckle. Mullen’s Jincy Osborne finished third. Oconto’s Logan Glendy continued his dominance in bareback riding as he captured the buckle. Chauncy Hesseltine of Thedford placed seventh. Sterling Atkins of Broken Bow finished second in boys cutting. Dillion Simonson of Purdum placed second in steer wrestling. Results are as follows: Bareback riding1.D. Tiede, Smithfield 69; 2. Logan Glendy, Oconto 65; 7. Chauncy Hesseltine, Thedford 40.Boys cutting1.Logan Macomber, Arthur 146; 2. Sterling Atkins, Broken Bow 144Breakaway roping1.Tylee Coffman, Dunning 2.82; 3.Kadi McFadden, Dunning 3.12. Goat tying1.Mardee Sierks, Brewster 7.98; 3. Jincy Osborn, Mullen 8.30.Pole bending 1. A.Brader, Glenvil 20.64; 10. Kali Blevins, Stapleton 22.45. Saddle broncNo finishers.Steer wrestling1. K. Anders, Bayard 5.22; 2. Dillion Simonson, Purdum 5.87.Team roping1. C. Shermer, Bartlett and C. Chittick, Maywood 7.940.Tie down roping1. L.Day, Bartlett 10.95; 7. AJ Freeman, 17.73. Because of their success throughout the rodeo season the following have qualified for the 2011 National High School Rodeo that start July 17 in Gillette, Wyoming. The top four at the end of the season advanced and placing fifth qualified as an alternate.Bareback1. Logan Glendy, Oconto 166; 4. Nate McFadden, Dunning 123.5Pole bending1. A. Herringer, Juniata 138.5Tie down roping1. T. Stec, Bassett 142; 4. AJ Freeman, Dunning 115.5Breakaway1. K. Knust, Verdigre 119Saddle bronc1.J. Clark, Wellfleet 112.75; Alt. Chauncy Hesseltine, Thedford 39Goat tying1. Mardee Sierks, Brewster 160; 3. Tylee Coffman, Dunning 135Steer Wrestling1. L. Day, Bartlett 136; 3. AJ Freeman, Dunning 121Team roping1. C. Coleman, O’Neill and R. Schneider, O’Neill 222Alt. AJ Freeman Dunning and Tanner Freeman, Dunning 181Barrel racing1. S. Frasier, Benkelman 142.5; 3. Kali Blevins, Stapleton 117Bull riding1. D. Cunningham, Bloomfield 130.5; 4. Logan Glendy, Oconto 80.5Girls cutting1. S. Sanford, O’Neill 163.5Boys cutting