Amiotte finishes second in steer wrestling

Bridger Amiotte and Karissa Rayhill
Bridger Amiotte and Karissa Rayhill

Eastern Wyoming College's Bridger Amiotte placed second in the average in steer wrestling after winning the short round with a 4.5. He had a 5.5 in the long round at the recent Lamar College Rodeo in Lamar, Colorado.

In the goat tying Karissa Rayhill, sophomore, Martin, SD, was a 7.8 placing third in the long round She had some tough luck in the short round and did not place in the average, according to EWC Rodeo Head Coach Whit Peterson.

In the long round of the team roping Eastern Wyoming College's Ryan Shepherd, freshman, North Platte, NE heeling for his partner Hayse Wetzel from Casper College tied with Eastern Wyoming College's Seth Glass, freshman, Central City, NE, heeling for his partner Jaden Mathis from Casper College were both an 8.7. They split eighth and ninth in the long round. Shepherd and his partner ended up sixth in the short round and sixth in the average.

In the calf roping EWC's Colton Zimmerman, freshman, Wellington, CO, was a 10.1 in the long round, this placed him fifth.

In the Short round he was a 9.5 placing him second in the short round and split fourth and fifth in the average.

This weekend the Lancer rodeo team will travel to Cheyenne and compete at the Shawn Dubie Memorial Rodeo Oct. 14-15.