GUYMON, Okla. – The Ranger rodeo teams finished out the 2010-11 season in Goodwell at the Oklahoma Panhandle State University Rodeo during Apr. 21-23. The men’s team took a fourth place finish, while the women’s team finished fifth.
The men’s team accumulated 335 points, putting them just 15 points shy of third place. OPSU took the men’s title with 625 points.
Two cowboys finished in the top four for the all-around, as Trenton Johnson was third with 110 points and Cole Wilson had 95 points for fourth place. The men’s all-around title came from host OPSU, with 190 points.
Northwestern heavily populated steer wrestling, as six of eight spots were Rangers. Kody Woodward finished second, while Kyle Irwin took third place. Northwestern owned the 5-8 spots, as Johnson, Wilson, Jacob Williams and Charlie Moore, finished respectively.
Brett Christensen finished seventh in team roping as a header, while two Rangers placed in tie down roping. Wilson finished in sixth with a 25.7 and Johnson was seventh, recording a 24.2.
Three women placed in the event, as Kandice Peterson was awarded second in breakaway roping. Toya Vogt and Dusta Kimzey finished second and fifth in goat tying, with Vogt recording a 20.1, while Kimzey had a 21.2.
The Ranger men’s team finished in third place in the Central Plains Region standings with 3,450 points. OPSU took first place with 4,780 points. Woodward leads the region in steer wrestling with 880 points. His nearest competitor is 247 points behind.
Northwestern’s women’s team jumped from three places in the region standings, going from eighth to fifth. NWOSU totaled 844.16 points, while Western Oklahoma State College leads the region with 2,295.83 points.
Though the Central Plains Region Rodeos are finished, Northwestern will have individuals that will participate in the Collegiate National Finals Rodeo during June 11-18 in Casper, Wyo. More information will be released as participants are named.
Complete Results for the Oklahoma Panhandle State University Rodeo
Central Plains Regional Standings
Tue, April 26, 2011
by Ryan Hintergardt