Wrangling a Winner: Sandhills Ranchers win Central States Fair Ranch Rodeo | TSLN.com

Wrangling a Winner: Sandhills Ranchers win Central States Fair Ranch Rodeo

The steers were "broke to drive" by the time the AXA Equitable team got done with them.

1. Sandhills Ranchers

•Tyler Minor, Hyannis, Neb., team captain

•Sage Haythorn, Arthur, Neb.

•Chris Cover, Ashby, Neb.

•Jeff Cover, Ashby, Neb.

2. AXA Equitable team

Event winners – Steer loading, range doctoring and stray gathering

•Chip Heidler, Faith, S.D., team captain

•Tye Hale, Faith, S.D.

•Brett Wilcox, Red Owl, S.D.

•Justin Veit, Opal, S.D.

3. Valentine Livestock Auction

•Brogan Arendt, Valentine, Neb., team captain

•James Thornburg, North Platte, Neb.

•Ryan Kucera, Broken Bow, Neb.

•Sarah Kucera, Broken Bow, Neb.

Event winner (tie) – Bronc riding

Ward Ranch

•Vernon Ward, Fruitdale, S.D., team captain

•Jaramy Ward, Martin, S.D.

•Todd Byrne, Martin, S.D.

•Seth May, Kyle, S.D.

Event winner (tie) – Bronc riding

TC Outfit

•Travis Casteel, Vale, S.D., team captain

•Clint Hammerstrom, Hereford, S.D.

•Matt Teeter, Vale, S.D.

•Kacy Wachob, Gordon, Neb

Event winner -Wild cow milking

Moreland Ranch

Seth Moreland, Red Owl, S.D., team captain

Dusty Hatch, Hereford, S.D.

Cody McPherson, Hereford, S.D.

Carl Lehrkamp, Scenic, S.D.

Fair representatives Ron Jeffries, Tif Robertson and Kevin Schmidt also pictured in team photos. F

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