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Northwest Colorado rodeo athletes move into final day of state finals

Craig Press Staff

After two days of competition at the Colorado State High School Rodeo Association State Finals, riders and ropers from Moffat and Routt counties are making their way into the home stretch.

High school and middle school athletes from Craig, Hamilton, Yampa, Hayden, Steamboat Springs and more will see action Monday at Moffat County Fairgrounds as their last go in the state circuit determines which Colorado cowboys and cowgirls will saddle up for the national finals this summer.

Among those who have been in the mix this weekend are Moffat County’s Kinlie Brennise, Dillon Burch, Garett Stockman, Pepper Rhyne, Clay Durham, Logan Durham, Cactus Barnes, Katie Jo Knez and Jolene Rhyne. Representing Routt are Jace Logan, Kody Logan, Keenan Hayes, Lily Van Ness, Kayla Wille, Grace Eck, Lacey Sherrod.

High school competitors began the finals Friday morning with the second round Sunday afternoon, while junior high athletes started things Friday evening with their second segment Sunday morning.

High school and junior high events will run concurrently for Monday’s short round, beginning at 9 a.m.

Colorado State High School and Junior High Rodeo Association State Finals Championship Round Schedule

Grand Entry

HS Bareback Riding

JH Bareback Steer Riding

HS Barrel Race

JH Barrel Race

JH Chute Dogging

HS Steer Wrestling

JH Girls Breakaway

JH Boys Breakaway

HS Saddle Bronc Riding

JH Saddle Bronc Steer Riding

HS Team Roping

JH Team Roping

HS Tie Down Roping

JH Tie Down Roping

HS Girls Breakaway

JH Ribbon Roping

HS Goat Tying

JH Girls Goat Tying

JH Boys Goat Tying

HS Pole Bending

JH Pole Bending

HS Bull Riding

JH Bull Riding

— The round begins at 9 a.m. Monday. Order of events is subject to change.

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