Billings, MT--The Bootheel 7/Hageman Ranch team from the Lusk, Wyoming area won the 2017 Farstad Oil Ranch Rodeo Finals at the NILE last night.
The team members are Andrew Wasserburger, Eric Wasserburger, Brett Hageman, Lane Hageman and Lance Hladky.
At the end of the night they had the high score of 41 points. They were third in the bronc riding, third in team trailering, second in branding, first place in doctoring and fifth place in wild cow milking.
Lance Hladky rode in the bronc riding for the Bootheel 7/Hageman Ranch team earning a 76 point score.
Coming in second by only one point, the Maxwell Butte team had 40 points. The were only a few teams that earned points in all five events. Maxwell Butte has Lane Krutzfeldt, Jake Goddard, Alec Haughian, and John Henry Beardsley on the team. Alec Haughian rodeo earned second place in the bronc riding with an 81 point ride. The team came up sixth in trailering, third in both branding and doctoring and took home first place in Wild Cow Milking.
The broncs from Powder River Rodeo were a tough pen, but produces some really great, memorable rides. The top bronc rider was Guy Simaton representing the Olsen Grain & Livestock team. He rode for an 83 point score. Followed by him was Alec Haughian from Maxwell Butte. The third place score was 76 points from the Bootheel 7/Hageman Ranch. Fork U Cattle Company had Wayne DeWitt climb on top a bronc and eanred them fourth place with a 72 point ride.