Panola College’s Wyatt Denny from Minden, Nevada, won the Men’s All-Around Championship at the first Southern Region Rodeo hosted by Panola College on Sept. 27-28.
Wyatt Denny, the reigning National High School Rodeo Bareback champion, won 3rd in the bareback competition and placed 6th in the Team Roping competition along with partner Cody Holmes.
Panola College ended up 5th in the standings behind Hill College, Trinity Valley C. C., Sam Houston State, and McNeese State. The women finished in 6th place behind McNeese, Texas A&M, Southwest Tx. JC, Trinity Valley, and Northeast Texas.
Other team members earning points for Panola included: Jake Choate with a 4th place finish in Bareback, Hunter Mason/Hunter Smith placed 5th in the Team Roping, and Deon Atkins placed 7th in the Tie Down Calf roping. P.J. Picket, a freshman from Johnson City, Tx scored all the points for the women as she finished 5th in the breakaway calf roping.
The Panola Rodeo team traveled to Uvalde, TX to the SWTXJC Rodeo on Oct. 4-5 and will compete at Mt. Pleasant at the Northeast Texas C. C. Rodeo October 10-12.