Sulphur's Hanchey wins world title in tie-down roping - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Sulphur's Hanchey wins world title in tie-down roping

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Sulphur's Shane Hanchey is a world champion.

The 24-year-old Cowboy won the tie-down roping world title at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nev., Saturday night.

Hanchey dominated the field, placing first twice, second twice and third once during the 10-round competition. It is Hanchey's first world title, according to www.prorodeo.com.

Steer wrestler Casey Martin, also of Sulphur, finished sixth in average place and fourth in the world standings at the NFR.

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