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Maison Davis Wins the Wharton County Jr. College Rodeo

Maison Davis took home the Wharton Breakaway title this past weekend as she paced the Panola College Women's team to a fourth-place finish.  Teammate Abbie Muckelroy got 8th in the barrel racing to add to the team's points.  The women's team has made a late move to move up in the standings to 5th in the team race for the CNFR.  The top two teams in the Southern Region will qualify for the CNFR. 
 

The defending National Champion Rodeo Team, the Panola Men's Team, took second in this past weekend's rodeo hosted by Wharton County Jr. College.  The Men's Team has solidified the number one spot in the Southern Region with over 1100 point lead.  They have led the Southern Region all year in the standings and are looking forward to defending the National Championship at the CNFR.  

 
There were 6 of the men that placed this weekend for Panola as they finished just 4.5 points out of the winning.  Thomas Wallace and Gauge McBride both placed in two different events this weekend. Wallace won 2nd in the steer wrestling and 6th in the tie-down. On the other end of the arena, McBride placed 3rd in the saddle bronc and 7th in the bareback riding.  
 
Macon Murphy took 2nd in the Tie-Down roping as he brought home a paycheck and points for Panola.  Miguel Pena and Kaul Runfola wound out the points as they were 5th and 6th in the saddle bronc riding this weekend. 
 
The Panola Rodeo Team will finish up the regular season circuit at McNeese State University Rodeo next week, April 29-30 in Lake Charles.  
 

STANDINGS AS OF APR 19, 2021

Men's Team

Place College / Contestant College Abbreviation Total Points
1. Panola College PANOLA 4,174.50
2. Hill College HILL 3,056.50
3. Sam Houston State University SAMSU 2,413.00
4. Texas A&M University - Commerce TXAMUC 2,391.50
5. McNeese State University MCNSU 2,248.82
6. Wharton Cnty Junior Coll WHARTN 1,922.66
7. Trinity Valley Community College TRINTY 1,894.00
8. Southwest Texas Junior College SWTXJC 1,649.50
9. Texas A&M University TXAMU 1,497.16
10. Northeast Texas Community College NETXCC 158.00
11. Stephen F Austin State University SFASU 22.50

Women's Team

Place College / Contestant College Abbreviation Total Points
1. McNeese State University MCNSU 1,931.00
2. Sam Houston State University SAMSU 1,467.16
3. Southwest Texas Junior College SWTXJC 1,274.00
4. Texas A&M University TXAMU 1,139.50
5. Panola College PANOLA 935.16
6. Wharton Cnty Junior Coll WHARTN 927.16
7. Hill College HILL 895.00
8. Texas A&M University - Commerce TXAMUC 891.83
9. Trinity Valley Community College TRINTY 288.33
10. Stephen F Austin State University SFASU 74.50
11. Northeast Texas Community College NETXCC 69.50