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Dora Students Place in the Top 10 in the World
Dora Students Place in the Top 10 in the World
Posted on 07/23/2018
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Dora students, Stran Thompson and Hayden Powell placed in the top 10 in the world in Tie-Down roping at the National High School Rodeo Finals (NHSRA) held in Rock Springs, WY, July 15th-21st.  Stran, a Dora 2018 graduate, tied the fasted calf of the week with a 7.90 and placed 6th in the World.  Hayden, an incoming junior at Dora High School, placed 9th in the World.  Hayden qualified in team roping with an incoming Sophomore, Trent Wood, as well, but no luck placing in the top 10.  Bryce Derrer, a Roosevelt County student was 9th callback, but had a bit of bad luck in the short go.  New Mexico was well represented at the NHSRA.  New Mexico teams had 11 students that participated in an event short go.  Lyndsey Orris, Belen student, placed 8th in the Goat Tying, and Peyton McKinley, Las Cruces student, place 6th.  Maddy Deerman, Artesia student, and Kayden Little, Tatum student, was reserve team roping champions. Jayde Wamel was 6th in the barrels. Amanda Kanapilly, Logan student, tied for 7th in the Reined Cow Horse competition.  New Mexico's queen, Snow Lopez, place 7th overall.  Roberto Galaz was the National champion in Light Rifle. McKenzie Watkins, Dora incoming Senior, was 16th in Trap Shooting. New Mexico's girls’ team ended up 3rd overall and boys’ team ended up 12th.  New Mexico’s team ended up 7th out of 42 teams.  For all results go to the NHSRA website https://www.nhsra.com/high-school-division/2018-nhsfr-results/