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Crawford Helps Harrison to Title

Charly Crawford, right, and Joseph Harrison put the finishing touches to a winning weekend at the Guymon Pioneer Days Rodeo. The tandem shared the victory. (JAMES PHIFER PHOTO)

GUYMON, Okla. – Charly Crawford is playing the role of teacher in his team-roping partnership with Joseph Harrison.

That happens with someone like Crawford, an eight-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo qualifying header, is matched with a heeler that hasn’t played on ProRodeo’s grandest stage.

“I believe it’s an awesome opportunity for me,” said Harrison of Overbrook, Okla. “He teaches me as we go along some of the things I don’t know.”

His lessons continued during the final performance of the 85th Guymon Pioneer Days Rodeo on Sunday afternoon, where the tandem stopped the clock in 8.2 seconds; it was just enough to secure a share of the victory.

“I made a horse change,” said Crawford of Prineville, Ore. “I rode one of my wife’s horses in the first two (rounds). The steers were real fresh, and he’s real broke and real easy to ride. The steers usually get to running a little more in the third round, so I brought my good horse that can run pretty hard.

“I did an OK job of heading, and Joe did a really good job of heeling.”

Crawford and Harrison shared the victory with Brooks Dahozy and Tommy Zuniga. Both teams earned $2,934 after downing three steers in a cumulative time of 23.6 seconds. Crawford and Harrison each earned $3,389 in the Oklahoma Panhandle this week, adding a first-round paycheck to their total.

“I was a little later than I wanted to be,” Crawford said. “The steer started trotting, then took off. The main thing was to salvage a run and make them come beat us.”

When that didn’t happen, they earned the right to collect one of the trophy belts that are awarded to Pioneer Days Rodeo champions every year. This will be the second for Crawford, the first for Harrison.

“It’s awesome,” Harrison said. “I’ve been coming to this rodeo for a long time, and it’s in my circuit. I have the opportunity to rope with Charly this year, and I’m super excited about it.”

He should be. Not only will the money count toward the world standings, but it will go a long way in helping Harrison in the Prairie Circuit. He was not ranked heading into this weekend, but he leaves the Oklahoma Panhandle the No. 1 heeler in the Oklahoma-Kansas-Nebraska region. More importantly, it helps give the cowboys a lot of confidence heading into the summer run of rodeos.

“This is a cool rodeo,” Crawford said. “We enjoy the long starts and the fresh steers. The committee does a great job.”

That’s why they’ll continue to return.

Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo
May 2-7
Results through the first performance
All-around cowboy: Trevor Brazile, $7,199 in steer roping, team roping and tie-down roping.

Bareback riding: 1. Clayton Biglow, 86.5 points on Pickett Pro Rodeo’s Bar Code, $3,232; 2. Wyatt Bloom, 84.5, $2,478; 3. Jordan Petlon, 84, $1,832; 4. (tie) Tanner Phipps and Kash Wilson, 83.5, $970 each; 6. Jake Brown, 82.5, $539; 7. Luke Creasy, 82, $431; 8. Richmond Champion, 81.5, $323.

Team roping: First round: 1. Clayton Hass/John Robertson, 5.9 seconds, $2,092; 2. (tie) Manny Egusquiza Jr./Daniel Braman IV and Matt Sherwood/Walt Woodard, 6.2, $1,683 each; 4. Rowdy Rieken/Ace Pearce, 6.3, $1,274; 5. Blake Hughes/Cody Doescher, 6.7, $1,001; 6. Tyler Wade/Clint Summers, 6.8, $728; 7. Charly Crawford/Joseph Harrison, 6.9, $455; 8. (tie) Kellan Johnson/Jhett Johnson and Tylere Wojciechowski/Wesley Moss, 7.0, $91 each. Second round: 1. Dustin Egusquiza/Kory Koontz, 5.4, $2,092; 2. Jr. Dees/Matt Zancanella, 5.8, 1,819; 3. (tie) Lane Ivy/Buddy Hawkins II and Trevor Brazile/Patrick Smith, 6.7, $1,410; 5. Logan Olson/Will Woodfin, 6.8, $1,001; 6. Brit Ellerman/T.J. Watts, 7.3, $728; 7. Cale Markham/Nick Simmons, 7.4, $455; 8. (tie) Wade Kreutzer/Kyon Kreutzer and Chad Masters/Travis Graves, 7.5, $91. Third round: 1. Tyler Wojciechowski/Wesley Moss, 5.7, $2,092; 2. Clay Smith/Jake Smith, 5.8, $1,819; 3. Luke Brown/Jake Long, 6.4, $1,547; 4. Brooks Dahozy/Tommy Zuniga, 6.7, $1,274; 5. (tie) Tyler Wade/Clint Summers and Brandon Webb/Kollin VonAhn, 7.0, $864 each; 7. Brian Dunning/Tad Sheets, 7.4, $455; 8. Jimmy Tanner/Jim Ross Cooper, 7.6, $182. Aggregate: 1. (tie) Brooks Dahozy/Tommy Zuniga and Charly Crawford/Joseph Harrison, 23.6 seconds on three runs, $2,934 each; 3. Brit Ellerman/T.J. Watts, 23.9, $2,320; 4. Brett Christensen/Dawson McMaster, 24.4, $1,910; 5. Cole Cooper/Ryon Tittle, 24.8, $1,501; 6. Shay Carroll/Nano Garza, 27.5, $1,092; 7. Jimmy Tanner/Jim Ross Cooper, 28.1, $682; 8. Manny Equsquiza Jr./Daniel Braman IV, 28.9, $273.

Steer wrestling: First round: 1. Levi Rudd, 3.9 seconds, $1,758; 2. Ty Erickson, 4.4, $1,529; 3. Casey Martin, 4.5, $1,300; 4. (tie) Tyler Waguespack and Cody Cabral, $956 each; 6. Tristan Martin, 4.8, $612; 7. (tie) Nick Guy, Tyler Pearson and Hunter Cure, 4.9, $178 each. Second round: 1. (tie) Jacob Talley, Hunter Crawford and J.D. Struxness, 4.2 seconds, $1,529 each; 4. Levi Rudd, 4.3, $1,070; 5. (tie) Justin Shaffer, Kyle Irwin and Tyler Waguespack, 4.4, $612; 8. Jon Ragatz, 4.5, $153. Third round: 1. Tyler Pearson, 3.4 seconds, $1,758; 2. Riley Duvall, 3.6, $1,529; 3. Trell Etbauer, 3.7, $1,300; 4. Jon Ragatz, 3.8, $1,070; 5. (tie) Ty Erickson, Mike Bates Jr. and Jacob Talley, 4.0, $612 each; 8. Tyler Waguespack, 4.1, $153 each. Aggregate: 1. Ty Erickson, 13.0 seconds on three runs, $2,638; 2. Tyler Waguespack, 13.1, $2,294; 3. J.D. Struxness, $1,950; 4. Jon Ragatz, 14.4, $1,606; 5. Casey Martin, 14.6, $1,261; 6. Tyler Pearson, 15.0, $917; 7. Justin Shaffer, 15.3, $573; 8. Cole Edge, 15.9, $229.

Saddle bronc riding: 1. (tie) Rusty Wright, on Powder River Rodeo’s Look Again, and Heith DeMoss, on Lancaster & Jones’ Total Equines Angel Fire, $3,056 each; 3. CoBurn Bradshaw, 84.5, $1,961; 4. Tyler Corrington, 83.5, $1,269; 5. Jake Wright, Wyatt Casper and Joey Sonnier, 82, $615 each; 8. Tyrell Smth, 81.5, $246.

Tie-down roping: First round: 1. Jesse Clark, 7.3 seconds, $1,787; 2. E.J. Roberts, 7.6, $1,554; 3. Trevor Brazile, 7.7, $1,321; 4. Catfish Brown, 7.9, $1,088; 5. (tie) Marcos Costa, Joe Colletti, Riley Pruitt and Ryan Jarrett, 8.0, $505 each. Second round: 1. Tuf Cooper, 6.8 seconds, $1,787; 2. Tyson Durfey, 7.1, $1,554; 3. (tie) Marty Yates, Tyler Prcin and Michael Otero, 7.2, $1,088 each; 6. (tie) Ryan Jarrett and Shane Hanchey, 7.3, $405 each; 8. Chris Demases, 7.5, $155. Third round: 1. Trevor Brazile, 7.3 seconds, $1,787; Caddo Lewallen, 7.5, $1,554; 3. (tie) Shane Hanchey and Trell Etbauer, 7.7, $1,204 each; 5. Cimarron Boardman, 7.9, $855; 6. (tie) Michael Otero and Ryan Jarrett, 8.0, $505 each; 8. Cory Solomon, 8.1, $155. Aggregate: 1. Ryan Jarrett, 23.3, $2,331; 3. Shane Hanchey, 23.4, $1,982; 4. Cory Solomon, 24.9, $1,632; 5. Michael Otero, 25.1, $1,282; 6. Tyson Durfey, 25.9, $932; 7. Sterling Smith, 25.9, $583; 8. Catfish Brown, 26.1, $233.

Barrel racing: First round: 1. Sindey Forrest, 17.40 seconds, $2,205; 2. Shea Durfey, 17.53, $1,890; 3. (tie) Tammy Fischer and Davie King, 17.56, $1,470 each; 5. Tracy Nowlin, 17.59, $1,040; 6. Britta Thiel, 17.60, $840; 7. Jessi Fish, 17.71, $630; 8. (tie) Lake Mehalic and Morgan Breaux, 17.72, $367 each; 10. (tie) Jodi Colton, Carmel Wright and Jackie Ganter, 17.73, $70 each. Second round: 1. Hailey Kinsel, 17.20 seconds, $2,205; 2. Stevi Hillman, 17.38, $1,890; 3. Tracy Nowlin, 17.41, $1,575; 4. Carmel Wright, 17.45, $1,365; 5. Dona Kay Rule, 17.46, $1,050; 6. (tie) Jodi Colton, Kelly Tovar and Cayla Small, 17.49, $630 each; 8. Tiany Schuster, 17.50, $315; 10. Becki Mask, 17.51, $210. Aggregate: 1. Tracy Nowlin, 35.00 seconds on two runs, $2,205; 2. Hailey Kinsel 35.02, $1,890; 3. Sidney Forrest, 35.04, $1,575; 4. Carmel Wright, 35.18, $1,365; 5. Jodi Colton, 35.22, $1,050; 6. (tie) Lake Mehalic and Tammy Fischer, 35.25, $735 each; 8. Becki Mask, 35.28, $420; 9. Mary Walker, 35.34, $315; 10. Carley Richardson, 35,36, $210.

Bull riding: 1. Roscoe Jarboe, on Pete Carr Pro Rodeo’s Apollo’s Gold, and Trevor Reiste, on Lancaster & Jones’ Bandit, 84 points, $3,313; 3. Boudreaux Campbell, 83, $2,125; 4. Justin Hendrix, 82.5, $1,375’ 5. (tie) Jeff Askey and Kyle Ziegler, 82, $750 each; 7. John Pitts, 80.5, $500; 8. Joe Frost, 80, $375.

Courtesy of twisTEDrodeo.com