Shane Hanchey continues hot streak in St. Paul

Shane Hanchey

ST. PAUL, Ore. – The 2015 season may have begun slowly for 2013 World Champion Tie-down Roper Shane Hanchey, but he’s starting to get on a roll – which could be bad news for his fellow ropers.

Hanchey won his first title at the St. Paul Rodeo July 4, continuing what was a strong Cowboy Christmas run as he moves up the Windham Weaponry High Performance PRCA World Standings.

The Sulphur, La., cowboy placed fifth in the first round in St. Paul before winning the second round with an 8.2-second run. It led to the average victory with a time of 17.3 seconds on two head, and a total of $9,423.

“I’ve always had good luck there,” Hanchey said of St. Paul. “I set the arena record there in 2011, but still finished second in the average. It’s a different rodeo, and it’s one that we all want to win. I really like the way the buckle looks, and I couldn’t be happier winning here.”

Hanchey entered the week 25th in the world standings, but considering he wasn’t in the top 50 until recently, he’s content with playing catch-up.

In addition to the large sum earned in St. Paul, Hanchey also grabbed a good amount in Canada last week, winning a combined $5,746 in Ponoka and Airdrie, Alberta.

“At the beginning of the week, I wanted to win $20,000, but if you win $10,000 during Cowboy Christmas, then you’ve done pretty well,” Hanchey said. “I’m pumped about winning St. Paul, and I’m also excited that I did it on a horse I just bought earlier this year.”

Hanchey’s top horse, Riata, hasn’t seen too much action in 2015, which is exactly what Hanchey planned. His new horse, Si, has been solid and reliable so far this summer, which has allowed Riata to rest up in Florida until later in the season.

“I had a terrible winter and spring, but winning Guymon (Okla., in May) got me going,” Hanchey said. “It wasn’t that I was lacking confidence, I just hadn’t seen my name anywhere that mattered. I went through a spell where I’d break a barrier or miss one. The horse I’m riding now can’t replace Riata, but it’s reassuring to know he can win, and I’m excited about the rest of the summer.”

Other winners at the $327,357 rodeo were all-around cowboy Jordan Ketscher ($2,442 in tie-down roping and team roping), bareback rider Jessy Davis (87 points on Korkow Rodeos’ Flaxy Lady), steer wrestler Luke Branquinho (8.8 seconds on two head), team ropers Erich Rogers and Cory Petska (10.3 seconds on two head), saddle bronc rider Taos Muncy (87 points on Korkow Rodeos’ Rekker), barrel racer Callie DuPerier (16.38 seconds) and bull riders Brennon Eldred (86 points on Corey & Lange Rodeo’s Totally Annoying) and Ty Pozzobon (86 points on Corey & Lange Rodeo’s Chucky).

 

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St. Paul Rodeo


St. Paul, Ore., July 1-4


All-around cowboy: Jordan Ketscher, $2,442, tie-down roping and team roping.


Bareback riding: 1. Jessy Davis, 87 points on Korkow Rodeos' Flaxy Lady, $10,004; 2. Will Lowe, 86, $7,670; 3. (tie) Jake Brown, Tyler Nelson and Nick Gutzwiler, 85, $3,890 each; 6. (tie) Jared Smith, Mason Clements, R.C. Landingham and Josi Young, 84, $1,000 each. 


Steer wrestling: First round: 1. Luke Branquinho, 4.0 seconds, $2,831; 2. Carl Seiders, 4.3, $2,461; 3. Riley Duvall, 4.6, $2,092; 4. Clayton Hass, 4.9, $1,723; 5. (tie) Blake Knowles and Cole Edge, 5.0, $1,169 each; 7. Tyler Pearson, 5.1, $615; 8. Dean Gorsuch, 5.2, $246. Second round: 1. (tie) Clayton Hass and Jacob Shofner, 4.1 seconds, $2,646 each; 3. Austin Manning, 4.2, $2,092; 4. (tie) Luke Branquinho and Sam Mackenzie, 4.8, $1,538 each; 6. Shayde Etherton, 4.9, $985; 7. Dirk Tavenner, 5.0, $615; 8. (tie) Tyler Waguespack, Rhett Kennedy and Cole Edge, 5.1, $82 each. Average: 1. Luke Branquinho, 8.8 seconds on two head, $4,246; 2. Clayton Hass, 9.0, $3,692; 3. Austin Manning, 9.5, $3,138; 4. Cole Edge, 10.1, $2,585; 5. K.C. Jones, 10.5, $2,031; 6. Kyle Irwin, 10.6, $1,477; 7. Blake Knowles, 11.1, $923; 8. Josh Garner, 11.2, $369. 


Team roping: First round: 1. Clay Tryan/Jade Corkill, 4.7 seconds, $3,036 each; 2. (tie) Erich Rogers/Cory Petska and Derrick Begay/Clay O'Brien Cooper, 4.8, $2,442 each; 4. (tie) Brady Tryan/B.J. Campbell and Cody Snow /Dugan Kelly, 5.0, $1,650 each; 6. Dustin Bird/Chase Tryan, 5.1, $1,056; 7. Matt Sherwood/Quinn Kesler, 5.2, $660; 8. (tie) Tyler Waters/Steve Northcott and Cale Markham/Buddy Hawkins II, 5.4, $132 each. Second round: 1. Levi Simpson/Jeremy Buhler, 4.3 seconds, $3,036 each; 2. (tie) Lane Santos Karney/Jordan Ketscher and Luke Brown/Kollin VonAhn, 4.4, $2,442 each; 4. Adam Rose/Walt Woodard, 4.6, $1,848; 5. Travis Tryan/Jett Hillman, 4.7, $1,452; 6. (tie) Jake Barnes/Junior Nogueira and Jake Stanley/Taylor Duby, 5.1, $858 each; 8. (tie) Mike McGinn/Bill Justus, Tyler Waters/Steve Northcott and Erich Rogers/Cory Petska, 5.5, $88 each. Average: 1. Erich Rogers/Cory Petska, 10.3 seconds on two head, $4,554 each; 2. Derrick Begay/Clay O'Brien Cooper, 10.4, $3,960; 3. Tyler Waters/Steve Northcott, 10.9, $3,366; 4. Jake Barnes/Junior Nogueira, 11.2, $2,772; 5. Jesse Stipes/Billie Jack Saebens, 11.3, $2,178; 6. Mike McGinn/Bill Justus, 12.5, $1,584; 7. Travis Tryan/Jett Hillman, 12.7, $990; 8. Adam Rose/Walt Woodard, 13.9, $396. 


Saddle bronc riding: 1. Taos Muncy, 87 points on Korkow Rodeos' Rekker, $9,236; 2. (tie) Rusty Allen, Tyrel Larsen, Doug Aldridge and Audy Reed, 85, $4,464 each; 6. (tie) Taygen Schuelke, Joaquin Real, Allen Boore, Spencer Wright, Brody Cress and Zeke Thurston, 84, $616 each. 


Tie-down roping: First round: 1. (tie) Jake Pratt and Monty Lewis, 8.4 seconds, $2,958 each; 3. Hunter Herrin, 8.7, $2,339; 4. J.C. Malone, 8.8, $1,926; 5. Shane Hanchey, 9.1, $1,513; 6. (tie) Justin Brinkerhoff and Joe Keating, 9.2, $894 each; 8. (tie) Tyson Durfey and K.C. Miller, 9.4, $138 each. Second round: 1. Shane Hanchey, 8.2 seconds, $3,164; 2. Blair Burk, 8.4, $2,752; 3. Tuf Cooper, 8.7, $2,339; 4. (tie) Shane Erickson and Ryle Smith, 8.8, $1,720 each; 6. Cory Solomon, 8.9, $1,101; 7. Tyler Prcin, 9.1, $688; 8. Jared Ferguson, 9.4, $275. Average: 1. Shane Hanchey, 17.3 seconds on two head, $4,746; 2. Monty Lewis, 18.0, $4,127; 3. Tuf Cooper, 18.3, $3,508; 4. J.C. Malone, 18.4, $2,889; 5. Tyler Prcin, 18.8, $2,270; 6. Tyson Durfey, 18.9, $1,651; 7. (tie) Blair Burk and Reese Riemer, 19.5, $722 each. 


Barrel racing: 1. Callie DuPerier, 16.38 seconds, $8,437; 2. Sheena Robbins, 16.53, $6,750; 3. Carley Richardson, 16.57, $5,484; 4. (tie) Christina Richman and Kelsie Miller, 16.72, $3,797 each; 6. Jaime Hinton, 16.77, $2,531; 7. Shane Falon, 16.88, $2,109; 8. Jill Welsh, 16.90, $1,898; 9. (tie) Alicia Stockton, Mary Hays and Amber Leigh Moore, 16.92, $1,477 each; 12. Samantha Boone, 16.96, $1,055; 13. Brittany Kelly, 16.99, $844; 14. Susan Dupont, 17.06, $633; 15. (tie) Megan McLeod and Morgan Breaux, 17.11, $211 each. 


Bull riding: 1. (tie) Ty Pozzobon on Corey & Lange Rodeo's Chucky and Brennon Eldred on Corey & Lange Rodeo's Totally Annoying, 86 points, $8,058 each; 3. (tie) Cain Smith and Shane Proctor, 85, $4,257 each; 5. (tie) Tim Bingham and Jeff Askey, 84, $1,825 each; 7. (tie) Dustin Bowen and Trey Benton III, 82, $1,064 each. 


Total payoff: $327,357. Stock contractor: Growney Brothers Rodeo. Sub-contractors: Big Bend Rodeo, Korkow Rodeos, Corey & Lange Rodeo, Big Stone, Moreno & Growney Rodeo, Big Stone Rodeo, Flying Diamond Rodeo, Big Rafter Rodeo and Flying 5 Rodeo. Rodeo secretary: Haley Schneeberger. Officials: Mark McKinlay, Harry Rose Jr., Scot Quick and Rocky Steagall. Timers: Diana Alexander and Sherry Rice-Gibson. Announcer: Justin McKee. Specialty act: Rider Kiesner. Bullfighters: Eric Layton and Tim O'Connor. Clown/barrelman: JJ Harrison. Flankmen: Tim Bridwell, Mike Corey, Chad Hutsell and Julio Moreno. Chute boss: Ted Groene. Pickup men: David McMichael, Lloyd Faria, Mitch Coleman and Ted Groene. Photographers: Bill Lawless, Kent Soule, Bob Click and Matt Cohen. Music director: Chuck Lopeman.