Rodeo places first at Fort Huachuca


Cochise College rodeo team performing at Fort Huachuca. This photo is a contribution of Tom Jensen.


The Cochise College Apache rodeo team performed at Fort Huachuca this weekend in front of a great crowd.

The Apaches walked away with the men’s team and women’s team placing 1st in their categories.

Rio Lee won 2nd in the bareback riding category. Jalen Joaquin won the saddle bronc and the bull riding averages. Jake Burwash won the 2nd round of the saddle bronc riding. Ty Everson placed 5th in the average of the steer wrestling. Ty and Jake also made the short round of the tie-down roping. Jalen was the All-Around Cowboy for the rodeo.

Hayley Dalton-Estes won the goat tying event and was 2nd in the breakaway roping. She was also the All-Around Cowgirl. Alexa Smith won the short round of the goat tying and finished 5th in the average. Marckee Belliston placed 6th in the Barrel Racing.

Up next, the rodeo team travels to Florence, Arizona, on March 11, to play at Central Arizona College.