Mesalands Rodeo Team dominates in Arizona

March 4, 2013

The Mesalands Community College’s Rodeo Team had their first rodeo of the spring season last weekend at Cochise College in Ft. Huachuca, AZ. The Women’s Team won the Team Championship Title and earned 466 points. The Men’s Team was named Men’s Reserve Champions earning 457 points. The Women’s Team is currently first in the Grand Canyon Region and Men’s Team is in second place.

“This is a good way to start off the spring season for the Mesalands Rodeo Team!” said C.J. Aragon, Mesalands Intercollegiate Rodeo Coach.

During last weekend’s rodeo competition, Sophomore Macy Fuller of Wittman, AZ had a captivating rodeo performance. She was crowned once again, the Women’s All-Around Champion and Goat Tying Champion. Fuller also took second in breakaway roping and sixth in team roping with Daniel Baeza from Chihuahua, Mexico.

Fellow teammate Betty Jo Pack from Aztec, NM brought home her first championship title of the season in Breakaway Roping last weekend.

Sophomore Christian Stremler from Winnemucca, NV represented the Men’s Team well in Arizona. Stremler won the Championship Title in Saddle Bronc Riding. Sophomore Adriano Long from Dilkon, AZ electrified the bull riding event and clinched the championship title.

Other individual standings at Cochise College included:

Shontana Deeton
7th in Breakaway Roping

Danny Chandler
2nd in Bareback Riding

Edmiles Harvey
3rd in the Bareback Riding

Hank Filippini
4th Tie-Down Roping

Kevin Dalluge
7th Tie-down Roping

Cody Heffernan
3rd in the Bull Riding

Kody Decker
4th in Bull Riding

Trey Blackmore
4th in Team Roping

The Mesalands Rodeo Team will compete in Arizona again next weekend at Central Arizona College on March 9-10, 2013 in Florence, AZ.