LEVELLAND—The South Plains College men's and women's rodeo teams will make their final appearance of the year this weekend in Stephenville, Texas at the Tarleton State University Rodeo.
Both teams will enter the final weekend ranked inside the top 10 in the Southwest regional standings. The Lady Texans currently sit in fifth place with 797.50 total points, while the Texans currently rank ninth with 1,060 points.
Chet Boren will look to remain atop the leaderboards come Saturday as the freshman from Vernal, Utah currently ranks first in the region in steer wrestling with 585 points. Boren holds a five point lead over West Texas' Kodie Jang. The Texans' Cameron McCarley will also look to climb his way up the rankings in the steer wrestling event as the freshman from Happy, Texas is tied for fourth in the regional standings with 315 points.
The Lady Texans' Rainy Robinson will look to hold position in the barrel racing event as the sophomore from Caldwell, Idaho ranks first in the Southwest region with 530 points. Freshman Alex Odle also finds herself inside the top 15 in barrel racing with 195 points which ranks 12th in the regional standings.
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Chet Boren and Coy Surrett continued their dominance in the steer wrestling event as the duo captured the top two spots overall for the Texans at the Howard College Rodeo. Boren entered the weekend ranked second in the region and added to that mark with a first place finish and final point total of 160.
Boren used a long round time of 4.2 followed by a short round time of 3.9 in the finals to earn the top position. Surrett wasn't far behind with his long time of 4.8 followed by a short time of 4.1 racking up 100 points and a second place finish.
Jose Domenigo rode his way to a third place finish in the team roping event after running a long time of 7.1 and short time of 7.7 in the finals. Kade Cotton and Denton Halford teamed up to take sixth in team roping with their long time of 7.7 followed by a short time of 11.9.
South Plains' Rainy Robinson entered the weekend as the top barrel racer in the region and earned a fourth place finish at Howard with a long time of 16.36 followed by a short round time of 16.45. Baylee Henderson earned a seventh place finish in the breakaway roping event for the Lady Texans after running a long time of 2.9 and a short time of 12.5 in the final round.
Full results from the weekend can be found at spctexans.com following Saturday's short round, and you can access the full regional standings at the following link: