DCC Rodeo Fairs Well at County Fairgrounds

DCC Rodeo Fairs Well at County Fairgrounds
(Pictured: Tate Benson)
Tate Benson & Chase Mitchell (MSU) won the team roping short go with a 6.9 sec run & won the team roping average.
Tate Benson tied his short-go calf in 11.0 seconds, placing him 2nd in the short-go & third in the average.  Caleb McMillan (Northwest College) won the calf roping.
Katy Negaard (DCC) made it back to the short-go in the breakaway roping, but was a no time in the short-go. Elizabeth French (MSU) won the breakaway roping, roping two calves in 6.9 seconds. 
Shawn Perkins (MSU) won the KC France Memorial Bareback Bronc Riding champion buckle scoring 155 points on two horses.
The John Nemitz Memorial Steer Wrestling championship went to Jaret Whitman (MSU) who threw two steers in 8.9 seconds.
Hailey Garrison (MSU) won the goat tying average with a two-run total of 15.7 seconds.
University of Montana’s Tyler Turco won the Saddle Bronc, scoring 140 points on two rides.
Keira Simonson (UM) was the Jeanne Nelson Memorial Barrel Racing champion with 35.06 seconds on two runs.
University of Montana Western’s Kelly Murnion rode two bulls for 158 points, winning the Kent Nemitz Memorial Bull Riding champion buckle.
Northwest College was the top men’s points team with University of Montana Weatern finishing a close second place.
The women’s team champions were the Montana State University ladies & the University of Montana women were second.
The DCC Rodeo team will travel to Havre to compete in the MSU-N rodeo September 21-22, and wrap up their fall season at the the auniversity of Montana Western Rodeo in Dillon, MT September 28-30.