Circle Y WPRA Athlete of the Week: Wenda Johnson Lands Herself in the No. 1 Spot in Lovington and Lawton

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Wenda Johnson is currently sitting No. 11 in the World Standings with just over $87,000 in total earnings and has further secured her spot with back-to-back wins in Lawton and Lovington to claim the Circle Y WPRA Athlete of the Week Title.

Johnson turned in her winning run of 16.84 seconds in Performance 3 of the Lawton Rangers Rodeo to pull a check for $4,083. Ilyssa Riley and Summer Kosel, fellow Top 15 cowgirls, were also found alongside Johnson on the leader board in Lawton, OK.

After claiming a victory in Oklahoma, Johnson continued her winning streak in Lovington, New Mexico at the Lea County PRCA Rodeo, clocking in at 17.34 seconds to take home $6,236 in earnings, bringing her total money over the weekend to over $10,300. It was her third PRCA Playoff Series win of the season.

As the summer run enters its final six weeks, Johnson currently occupies a spot in the Top 15, positioning herself for a potential fourth qualification to the National Finals Rodeo.