GOODWELL, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s women’s rodeo team took first place at the Oklahoma Panhandle State University Rodeo during April 2-4 in Goodwell, while the men’s team finished in ninth place.
The Ranger women’s team won all three events and finished 265 points ahead of Garden City Community College (Kan.), who was the second place team.
Haley Nida won barrel racing by two tenths of a second, recording a 34.12. Jessica Binder was the best in breakaway roping, while Brooke Inlow finished first in goat tying.
The Northwestern women’s team is currently leading the Central Plains Region with 1,922 points. They are more than 500 points ahead of OPSU, who is in second place.
The men’s team finished in ninth place with a score of 180 points. Joe Macoubrie and Cole Wilson were first and second, respectively, in the men’s all-around. Macoubrie was the only Ranger cowboy to finish first in an event, leading the team roping headers. He also finished in sixth place in tie down roping. Wilson took third in tie down roping and was eighth in steer wrestling.
The men’s team is currently in second place in the Central Plains Region with 2,400 points and is 887 points behind the leader, Oklahoma Panhandle State.
Northwestern’s next rodeo will be at longtime rival Southwestern Oklahoma State in Weatherford on April 9-11.
Complete Results for Oklahoma Panhandle State Rodeo
Central Plains Region Standings through April 6
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