Area Cowboys and Cowgirls Compete at Burwell

Area Cowboys and Cowgirls Compete at Burwell
Taci Flinn of Arcadia competing in the barrels. Photo by Stephanie Miller

Nebraska high school rodeo contestants competed this past weekend in Burwell for rodeos on Saturday and Sunday. Once again, area cowboys and cowgirls had a strong showing.  Taci Flinn of Arcadia was the girls all around champion on Saturday.  Flinn won the pole bending in a time of 21.249 seconds and finished second in the barrels. Brody McAbee of Ansley had a great weekend in the saddle broncs winning on Saturday with a 79 and then won the event on Sunday by posting the only qualified ride of the day with a score of 66. Other champions from the area on Saturday included, Cooper Bass of Brewster in the boys cutting with a winning score of 74 and Dalton Garey of Broken Bow teamed with Coy Preitauer of Stamford, NE to win the team roping Saturday in a time of 9.35 seconds.

On Sunday, Broken Bow’s Dalton Garey had the only qualified ride of the day in the bull riding posting a winning score of 60. Spencer DeNaeyer of Seneca won the barebacks with a score of 64.  Gracyn Hicks of Burwell won the girls cutting with a score of 72. Trey Garey of Broken Bow partnered with Trace Travnicek of Minatare to win the team roping in a time of 6.95 seconds and Zane Kreikemeier of Callaway won the tie down roping on Sunday with a winning time of 10.55 seconds.

For more results from this weekend’s performances in Burwell, listen Wednesday to the High School Rodeo report on KCNI 1280 AM / 96.3 FM during the noon and 5 p.m. sports report.

For full results click on the links below

Burwell Rodeo #1 Results

Burwell Rodeo #2 Results