Rodeo teams makes school history with back to back championships

Posted By: Ashlee Estlack - 10/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Clarendon College Men’s Rodeo team were the champions at both the Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo and the Sul Ross Rodeo the past two weekends.

These two wins are the first team championships in the program’s history.

At ENMU, Tegan Smith placed first and Riggin Smith placed third in Saddle Bronc Riding, and Brody Rankin and Casey McCleskey placed third in Team Roping.  They were the #1 team with 345 points.  Tarleton placed 2nd as a team with 335 points.

At Sul Ross, Tegan Smith won the bull riding, 3rd in the Saddle Bronc riding and was the All-Around Champion Cowboy. Riggin Smith won the Saddle Bronc Riding and Brody Rankin was 2nd in the Tie Down Roping.  CC was the first placed team with 610 points, and Cisco College placed 2nd with 470 points.

The Rodeo Team will compete at Vernon College Rodeo Oct. 4-6.