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FPC Rodeo wins Championship @ Texas Tech College Rodeo - added 11/28/2016
Batterton wins Steer Wrestling title
Rodeo Athlete Wins Big at Texas Tech... FPC Rodeo placed 4th out of the 17 colleges in the Southwest Region for the Men's Team at the Texas Tech College Rodeo. FPC Rodeo Freshman kicked some tail with Bryce Batterton from Eads, CO winning the Steer Wrestling at the Texas Tech College Rodeo. Bryce aka "Pistol Pete" placed second in the long round tying with team-mate Jamie Haney with a 4.9 second run. In the short round Batterton was a 5.2 to again place second. His combined total in the aggregate won him the championship buckle out of 62 contestant entry's. Freshman Jamie Haney from Odessa, FL also had a great weekend tying with Team-mate Bryce Batterton for 2nd in the Long Round and placing 4th in the Short Round and 4th in the average. The Freshman were on fire this weekend with 2 more Freshman Plainsmen qualifying for Saturday nights Short Round. Freshman Zach Hanko from Oakdale, CA in the Bareback riding placed 7th in the long round, 6th in the short round, and 6th in the average. Freshman Plainswoman Sierra Smith from Winterset, IA also made the championship round in the goat tying placing 10th out of 78 in the long round, 7th in the short round, and 7th in the average. Many other FPC Rodeo athletes had successful runs, but just fell short of the top 10 Short Round. Over 500 athletes were entered at the Texas Tech college rodeo, competing within various events. Go Plainsmen!

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