CLAREMORE, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University women’s rodeo team won its fifth rodeo of the year, as the Rangers were 50 points better than their closest contender at the Rogers State Rodeo. The Ranger men took seventh place in the event.
With the win, the Ranger women extended their lead to 654 points in front of second place Oklahoma Panhandle State in the Central Plains Region Standings.
Northwestern had four of the eight spots in goat tying, as Toya Vogt won the event with a 13.8. Brooke Boulware and Brooke Inlow finished just two tenths of a second apart, finishing third and fourth, respectively. Robbie Wilson, who is second in the Central Plains women’s all-around, finished in seventh place.
In breakaway roping, Molly Bates was fifth, Jessica Binder took eighth and Kandice Peterson finished ninth.
Haley Nida was awarded fourth in barrel racing, with a time of 29.89.
The Ranger men placed three in bareback riding. Chancy Lovingood, who is leading the Central Plains Region, finished in third place with a 146.0. Clinton Burton recorded a 134 for fifth place and Kenny Fielder rounded out the event with a seventh place finish.
Northwestern placed in three other events, as Perry Dietz was second in tie down roping, Brandon Volker took fifth in steer wrestling and Cole Wilson was the sixth place finisher in team roping header.
The Ranger men remain in second place, with a 500 point advantage over third place Fort Scott Community College.
Northwestern’s final rodeo before the College National Finals Rodeo will take place at Northeastern Oklahoma State University in Tahlequah on April 23-25.
Complete Results for Rogers State Rodeo
Central Plains Region Standings
Wed, April 22, 2009
by Ryan Hintergardt