Lancers continue to gather points at CWC rodeo


RIVERTON – The Eastern Wyoming College Lancer rodeo team competed in Riverton Oct. 1-3 at the annual rodeo hosted by Central Wyoming College.

Karissa Rayhill, a sophomore from Martin, South Dakota, continues to earn points toward her quest for a College National Finals Rodeo qualification. She tied for the win in the first round of the goat tying and tied for sixth in the short round. She finished tied for third in the average. In the barrel racing,  she tied for third in the first round, tied for fifth in the short round and finished fourth in the average.

The Lady Lancers finished fourth as a team with 175 points. Gillette College won the women’s team title with 500. Northeastern Junior College was second with 255.

Freshman Cort McBride, Meridan, won the first round of the team roping with partner Bodie Herring, Casper College, with a time of 6.4 seconds. They were fifth in the short round and finished fourth in the average.

Ty Moser, freshman, Volga, South Dakota, was fifth in the first round of tie down roping. He tied for fifth in the short round and ended the weekend fourth in the average.

The men’s team finished ninth in the final team standings with 65 points. The University of Wyoming won the team title with 815 points, while Casper College was second with 650 points.

“Karissa had a great weekend and we also had some of the women’s team finish just out of the top 10,” said Coach Jake Clark. “This young men’s team is just getting stronger every weekend.”

The Lancers will conclude their fall season Oct. 8-10 in Lamar, Colorado.

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