CHEYENNE – The Laramie County Community College men’s rodeo team won two individual events en route to a second-place finish in the team standings at the Colorado State University rodeo on Sunday in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Rance Johnson won tie-down roping with a two-run total of 19.3 seconds. His 8.5-second run in the final go-round was the fastest time of the rodeo. He is now third in the Central Rocky Mountain Region standings with 405 points.

LCCC’s Bernard Girard was second in tie-down (21.6).

Johnson also placed fifth in steer wrestling (12.3). He was second in the all-around standings with 235 points.

Sophomore Houston Brown won saddle bronc riding with 149 points. The 79-point ride he had in the short go was the best score of the rodeo.

Brown and Girard placed sixth in the team roping standings despite posting a no-time during the finals. LCCC’s Cord Roberts and Eastern Wyoming College’s Ty Chasek were fifth in team roping. They also had a no-time in the short go.

On the women’s side, Sydney Graff took third in breakaway roping (8.0), while Cassidy March was fourth (14.3). March’s 2.2 in the first round was the fastest of the rodeo.

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