Panola College Rodeo team remains on top of the Southern Region
The Panola College Rodeo team remains on top of the men’s division of the Southern Region after they traveled to Uvalde, TX on October 2 and 3 to compete in the Southwest Texas Junior College Rodeo.
Kincade Henry and Kolt Dement continued to dominate calf roping and bareback riding by winning for the second rodeo in a row. Gauge McBride finished second in the bareback riding, behind Dement, for the second rodeo in a row. Others that contributed to the success of the team were Riley Rieken and his team roping partner, who finished third, steer wrestler Hazen Martin, who also finished third, and Isaac Ingram, who finished sixth in the bareback. Others include Michael Womack and Clint Franks, who finished fifth and sixth in the saddle bronc, and Seth Rustin, who finished seventh in the bulls.
Jade Kenney, Abbie Muckleroy, and Neely Grover led the way for the Fillies team as they posted points in their events. Kenney placed sixth and Muckleroy placed eighth in the barrels. Grover ended up fifth in the goat tying to round out the Fillies scoring.
The Ponies remain on top of the Southern Region after winning the Panola Rodeo and the fourth-place finish at the Southwest Texas Junior College Rodeo. The Fillies slipped to fifth place overall in the Southern Region after the win at the Panola Rodeo and the ninth place finish this past weekend. Currently, the men’s division standings include: 1. Panola, 2. Wharton, 3. Hill, 4. McNeese State, 5. Trinity Valley, 6. Texas A&M Commerce, 7. Texas A&M, 8. Sam Houston State, 9. Southwest Texas, 10. Northeast Texas. The women’s division standings include: 1. Wharton, 2. Sam Houston State, 3. Hill College, 4. McNeese State, 5. Panola, 6. Texas A&M, 7. Southwest Texas, 8. Texas A&M Commerce, 9. Trinity Valley, 10. Northeast Texas.
The Panola Rodeo team will be back in action the weekend of October 16 and 17 at the Northeast Texas Community College Rodeo in Mt. Pleasant, TX.