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Long and Proctor End Guymon Drought

KSCB News - May 5, 2015 7:02 am

GUYMON, Okla. ­ It¹s been nearly a decade since team ropers Coleman Proctor
and Jake Long have seen any success in the Oklahoma Panhandle.
They finally found redemption Sunday afternoon during the final performance
of the Guymon Pioneer Days Rodeo, scoring a 6.8-second run to finish the
three-run aggregate with a cumulative time of 20.0 seconds; they edged Colby
Lovell and Kory Koontz by a tenth of a second.
³I know Jake was hungry for this one,² Proctor said. ³The first time I
headed was in college for Jake, and we won the college rodeo here. We¹ve
wanted to win the ProRodeo here, so today I just wanted to get him turned
and give Jake a chance.²
The chance paid off, and it was a long time coming.
³This rodeo¹s been rough on me in the past,² Long said. ³That¹s about the
sixth steer in the last 10 years I¹ve caught by two feet, and I happened to
put three of them together this year. Coleman did a great job, and I feel
very blessed and happy right now.²
He should. The longtime friends finished the 2014 season near the top of the
world standings ­ Proctor was the fourth-ranked header, while Long was the
No. 3 heeler. Prior to Pioneer Days Rodeo, they were inside the top 20. The
victory and the $5,354 they each earned in the Oklahoma Panhandle should
move them close to the top 10.
³We haven¹t had the best start to this year, but we know if we keep plugging
away, it¹ll be good in the end,² Long said. ³It¹s a great rodeo to win. It
works as a double dip for us, because the Prairie Circuit is our home
circuit. Any time we can get some money together to get to our circuit
finals and work our way to Florida, it¹s a good thing.²
They also will continue to build off their Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
run and all the experience they¹ve gained over the years of roping together.
³If anything, what we did last year helps with finances,² Proctor said. ³For
all the times I went home broke and had to work to make ends meet and to get
myself back on the road, it¹s just reassuring to know that it was all worth
it.²
Long and Proctor were joined in the winner¹s circle on Sunday by steer roper
JoJo LeMond, barrel racer Shali Lord and bull rider Chad German, whose
86-point ride on Pete Carr¹s Classic Pro Rodeo¹s Footloose put him in a tie
with reigning world champion Sage Kimzey and Trevor Kastner.
Other winners were all-around cowboy Trevor Brazile; bareback rider Ty
Breuer, who rode Pete Carr¹s Classic Pro Rodeo¹s Good Time Charlie for 87
points on Saturday night; saddle bronc rider Taos Muncy, who posted the
highest marked ride of the rodeo with an 88 on Saturday afternoon on Powder
River Rodeo¹s Miss Chestnut; steer wrestler Stan Branco; and 2013 tie-down
roping world champion Shane Hanchey.
For LeMond, he finally worked through some Pioneer Days Rodeo demons to earn
his first Guymon title.
³I¹ve come back high call in team roping three or four times and had bad
luck,² LeMond said, referring to owning the fastest cumulative time heading
into the final round. ³This is the first year I won it.²
A three-time NFR qualifier in heading, LeMond also qualified for the Clem
McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping in 2013. Now he has big plans for his
2015 season.
³This event is huge for me,² he said. ³I¹m going to try to make it to the
National Finals in team roping one more time; I¹m roping with Dakota
Kirchenschlager this year. I always wanted to go in steer roping again. They
have some signature series events this year that makes it to where a guy can
afford it. I¹m going to make a run at it for sure.²
Now he will be outfitted with the trophy belt that is awarded to the Guymon
champions annually.
³I¹ve always messed myself up for the opportunity to win one,² LeMond said.
³Shay Good won one a few years ago on my horse, and I tried to con him out
of that belt. Thankfully I have my own now.²
It will be on display for all to see for years to come.

Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo
April 28-May 4
All-around champion: Trevor Brazile, $2,849 in steer roping, tie down roping
and team roping.
Bareback riding: 1. Ty Breuer, 87 points Good Times Charlie from Pete Carr
Pro Rodeo, $3,359; 2. (tie) Tim O¹Connell and Zachariah Philips, 85, $2,239
each; 4. R.C. Landingham, 84, $1, 231; 5. (tie) Jared Smith and Josi Young,
82, $ 672; 7. (tie) Wes Stevenson and Yance Day, 81, $ 392.
Team roping: First round: 1. Jake Cooper/Tyler McKnight, 5.9 seconds,
$1,924; 2. David Key/Martin Lucero, 6.2, $1,673; 3. Chase Thompson/Richard
Durham, 6.3, $1,422; 4. (tie) Turtle Powell/Dakota Kirchenschlager, Colby
Lovell/Kory Koontz and Coleman Proctor/Jake Long, 6.4, $920 each; 7. Dustin
Davis/Will Woodfin, 6.6, $418; 8. Chris Francis/Cade Passig, 6.7,
$167.Second round: (tie) Brian Dunning/Jesse Jolly and Joel Bach/Allen Bach,
5.6 seconds, $1,799 each; 3. Bubba Buckaloo/Ryan Motes, 5.9, $1,422; 4.
Jesse Stipes/Billie Jack Saebens, 6.2, $1,171; 5. Tyler Milligan/Brady
Norman, 6.3, $920; 6. Tom Richards/Cesar de la Cruz, 6.5, $669; 7. (tie)
Justin Turner/Chase McAlvain and Colby Lovell/Kory Koontz, 6.6, $293 each.
Third round: 1. Brian Dunning/Jesse Jolly, 6.6 seconds, $1,924 each; 2.
(tie) AJ Fuchs/Sloan Hendley and Coleman Proctor/Jake Long, 6.7, $1,548; 4.
(tie) Clayton Hass/Logan Medling and Luke Brown/ Kollin VonAhn, 6.8, $1,046;
6. Chad Masters/Travis Graves, 6.9, $669; 7. Colby Lovell/Kory Koontz, 7.1,
$418; 8. (tie) Calvin Brevik/Wade Masters and Turtle Powell/Dakota
Kirkenschager, 7.2, $84. Average: 1. Coleman Proctor/Jake Long, 20.0
seconds on three runs, $$2,886; 2. Colby Lovell/Kory Koontz, 20.1, $ 2,510;
3. Jake Cooper/Tyler McKnight, 21.0, $2,133; 4. Chade Masters/Travis Graves,
21.9, $ 1,757; 5. Calvin Brevik/Wade Masters, 22.6, $1,380; 6. Chace
Thompson/Richard Durham, 22.8, $1,004; 7. Anthony Lucia/Wesley Johnson,
24.1, $627; 8. AJ Fuchs/Sloan Hendley, 24.2, $251.
Steer roping: First round: 1. Rocky Patterson, 14.9 seconds, $1,840; 2.
Brodie Poppino, 16.0, $1,523; 3. Dari Suit, 17.5, $1,206; 4. Mike Chase,
17.8, $888; 5. (tie) Blake Deckard, Ora Taton and Jason Evans, 18.0, $296
each. Second round: 1. Scott Snedecor, 13.9 seconds, $1,840; 2. Shay Good,
16.0, $1,523; 3. Jason Evans, 17.0, $1,206; 4. Brian Garr, 17.8, $888; 5.
(tie) Jay Sellers and Brodie Poppino, 18.4, $444 each. Third round: 1. Ralph
Williams, 13.9 seconds, $1,840; 2. Jess Tierney, 15.6, $1,523; 3. Tyrel
Taton, 17.4, $1,206; 4. Leo Campbell, 17.5, $888; 5. Marty Jones, 18.2,
$571; 6. Slick Ellis, 18.8, $317. Fourth round: 1. Trevor Brazile, 11.7
seconds, $1,840; 2. Brad Starks, 14.4, $1,523; 3. Will Gasperson, 15.7,
$1,206; 4. Chris Glover, 16.6, $888; 5. Fred Brown, 16.8, $571; 6. (tie)
Trey Wallace and Chance Kelton, 16.9, $159 each. Fifth round: 1.(tie) Brodie
Poppino and Chris Glover, 11.3 seconds, $1,681 each; 3. Rocky Patterson,
11.8, $ 1,206; 4. (tie) Chance Kelton and Will Gasperson, 12.2, $730; 6.
Trevor Brazile, 12.6, $ 317, no other qualified times. Average: 1. JoJo
Lemond, 106.8 seconds on five runs, $5,520; 2. Tuf Cooper, 106.9, $4,568; 3.
Vin Fisher Jr., 129.6, $3,617, 4. Brodie Poppino, 64.0 on fou runs, $2,665,
5. Scott Snedecor, 68.8, $1.713; 6. Chance Kelton, 69.6, $952.
Saddle bronc riding: 1. Taos Muncy, 88 points on Powder River Rodeo¹s Miss
Chestnut, $3,562; 2. Will Smith, 87, $2,731; 3. Isaac Diaz, 85, $2,018; 4.
(tie) Dalton Davis and Allen Boore, 83, $1,068; 6. Steven Dent, 82, $594; 7.
Bradley Harter, 81, $475; 8. (tie) Audy Reed, Travis Nelson and Brody Cress,
79, and $119.
Steer wrestling: First round: 1. Hunter Lewis, 3.4 seconds, $1,946; 2. Jason
Lahr, 4.3, $1,692; 3. (tie) Stan Branco and Brad Loesch, 4.4, $1,311 each;
5. (tie) Brandon Volker, Mitchell Gardner and Kyle Irwin, 4.5, $677 each; 8.
Dean Gorsuch, 4.9, $169.Second round: 1. Darrell Petry, 4.0 seconds, $1,946;
2. Jacob Talley, 4.3, $1,692; 3. Rody Parrott, 4.4, $1,438; 4. Ryan Swayze
and Ty Erickson, 4.5, $1,058 each; 6. San Branco, 4.6, $677; 7. (tie) Forest
Sainsbury, Josh Frost, Jordan Wiseman, Les Shepperson and Tyler Pearson,
4.8, $118 each. Third round: 1. Jason Thomas, 3.6 seconds, $1,946; 2. Wade
Sumpter, 3.9, $1,692; 3. Trell Etbauer, 4.2, $1,438; 4. (tie) Michael Bates
Jr. and Blake Mindemann, 4.6, $1,058 each; 6. Forest Sainsbury, 4.7, $677;
7. (tie) Kyle Irwin and Sean Mulligan, 4.8, $296 each. Average: 1. Stan
Branco, 13.9 seconds on three head, $2,919; 2. Tyler Pearson, 15.4, $2,538;
3. (tie) Jacob Talley and Hunter Lewis, 15.7, $1,967 each; 5. Jon Herl,
16.0, $1,396; 6. Kyle Irwin, 16.1, $1,015; 7. Jason Thomas, 16.2, $635; 8.
Glen Clark, 16.5, $254.
Tie-down roping: First round: 1. Sterling Smith, 7.2 seconds, $1,989; 2.
Jake Pratt, 7.6, $1,730; 3. Michael Otero, 8.0, $1,470; 4. Cory Solomon,
8.1, $1,211; 5. Blair Burk, 8.2, $951; 6. Marty Yates, 8.3, $692; 7. Tyler
Prcin, 8.5, $432; 8. Randall Carlisle, 8.6, $173.Second round: 1. Blain Cox,
7.3 seconds, $1,989; 2. (tie) Dillon Holder and Shane Hanchey, 7.4, $1,600
each; 4. Josh Peek, 7.6, $1,211; 5. (tie) Blake Deckard, Jake Pratt and
Trevor Brazile, 7.7, $692 each; 8. (tie) Reese Riemer and Ace Slone, 7.9,
$86 each. Third round: 1. Michael Otero, 7.3 seconds, $1,989; 2. Cade Swor,
7.4, $1,730; 3. Shane Hanchey, 7.9, $1,470; 4. Cody Quaney, 8.0, $1,211; 5.
Reese Reimer, 8.1, $951; 6. (tie) Sterling Smith and Will Howell, 8.3, $562;
8. Caleb Bullock, 8.5, $173. Average: 1.Shane Hanchey, 24.8 seconds on three
runs, $2,983; 2. Reese Reimer, 25.7, $2,594; 3. (tie) Cory Solomon, Sterling
Smith and Michael Otero, $1,816; 6. Tyler Prcin, 26.3, $1,038; 7. Jake
Pratt, 26.5, $649; 8. Blane Cox, 27.5, $259.
Barrel racing: First round: 1. Sabrina Ketcham, 17.00 seconds, $2,115; 2.
Mary Walker, 17.01, $1,813; 3. Cassidy Kruse, 17.03, $1,511; 4. Shali Lord,
17.07, $1,310; 5. Andrea Cline, 17.08, $1,007; 6. Calyssa Thomas, 17.18,
$806; 7. Callie DuPerier, 17.25, $604; 8. Brittany Pozzi, 17.27, $403; 9.
Britany Diaz, 17.28, $302; 10. Kasey Etbauer, 17.29, $201. Second round: 1.
Calyssa Thomas, 16.89 seconds, $2,115; 2. Paige Conrado, 16.93, $1,813; 3.
Heather Clayton, 16.94, $1,511; 4. Shali Lord, 16.97, $ 1,310; 5. Britta
O¹Keeffe, 17.1, $1,007; 6. Jacki Ganter, 17.11, $806; 7. Mary Walker, 17.12,
$604; 8. Kassidy Cruse, 17.15, $403, 9. (tie) Carley Richardson and Laura
Kennedy, 17.19, $252. Average: 1.Shali Lord, 34.04 on two runs, $2,115; 2.
Clayssa Thomas, 34.07, $ 1,813; 3. Mary Walker, 34.13, $1,511; 4. Cassidy
Kruse, 34.18, $1,310, 5. Paige Conrado, 34.27, $1,007. 6. Britta O¹Keeffe,
34.48, $806; 7. Brittany Pozzi, 34.52, $604; 8. Sammi Bessert, 34.53, $403,
9. (tie) Jackie Ganter and Ivy Conrado, 34.70, $251.84.
Bull riding: 1. (tie) Trevor Kastner on Pete Carr¹s Classic Pro Rodeo¹s
Sazerac, Sage Kimzey on Lancaster & Pickett¹s Sam Crow, and Chad German, on
Pete Carr¹s Classic Pro Rodeo¹s Footloose, 86 points, $2,983 each; 4. Brett
Stall, 84, $ 1,406; 5. (tie) Chris McCombs, 83, $767; 7. Josh Koschel, 82,
$511; 8. Scottie Knapp, 80, $384.

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