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WC women’s rodeo team takes 2nd at Texas Tech Rodeo

 

The Weatherford College women’s rodeo team won second place overall this past weekend at the Texas Tech University Rodeo in Lubbock.

The team was led by Bristan Kennedy who placed in both rounds and won second in barrel racing. Kennedy also won the Vernon College Rodeo earlier this year and is now No. 2 in the Southwest Region standings.

Kelly Valdez tied for second in breakaway roping and tied for fourth in barrel racing. The win in breakaway moved her to No. 1 in the Southwest Region Standings. Sadye Simpson won sixth in barrels, while Brogan Macy ended up seventh and Sloan Anderson 10th.

The men’s rodeo team finished fifth overall. Jace Davis roping with Tarleton State University’s Ky Bray won the team roping title roping two steers in 9.0. The win moves this team to No. 2 in the Southwest Region standings behind WC’s Lane Cooper and Kirby Blankenship.

Tucker Menz won third in team roping with Cisco’s Caleb Butler, Cuyler Winters and Wyatt Hansen won eighth, Kyle Parrish (TSU) and Garrett Jacobs were ninth and Jhett Jackson and Wyatt Koch ended up 10th. Hansen also won fourth in tiedown roping and Leighton Berry won fifth.

WC was well-represented in Saturday night’s short go with 15 members qualifying for the final round.

After four rodeos, both the men’s and women’s teams are currently third in the SW Region standings. WC Rodeo will wrap up their fall semester at the Sul Ross State University Rodeo Nov. 2-4 in Alpine.

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