PRCA Team Roping Heeler Standings Update, Aug. 18: Junior Nogueira Closing in on No. 1 Spot in World

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A week ago Levi Lord held a $10,000 lead in the PRCA World Standings. Now, he holds just a $2,000 lead over Junior Nogueira. Every Heeler inside the top 5 has broken the $100,000 mark and is within one NFR round of first place in the World.

Here is a look at your top 20 on the Heeler side of Team Roping.

No. 2 Junior Nogueira, $127,023

Nogueira was $10,000 behind Levi Lord in first place just a week ago, now, he sits just $2,000 back of the No. 1 spot thanks to a big week. Nogueira took the average at the Farm-City Pro Rodeo and made around $13,000 at the rodeo. Nogueira also took a round at the Lea County PRCA Rodeo which earned him another $2,300.

No. 9 Jake Long, $79,629

Long made one of the biggest jumps across all events over the last week. Long was on the outside looking in a week ago at the No. 17 spot. Now, after a strong week, he is inside the Top 10 and off of the bubble for the time being. Long took the average in Sikeston and placed second in the average at the Lea County PRCA Rodeo. In total, he made over $17,000 over the week.

1.Levi Lord$129,280
2.Junior Nogueira$127,023
3.Jeremy Buhler$111,767
4.Wesley Thorp$107,165
5.Buddy Hawkins$102,910
6.Patrick Smith$91,663
7.Paul Eaves$91,043
8.Colter Todd$86,856
9.Jake Long$79,629
10.Paden Bray$79,474
11.Cole Curry$78,624
12.Justin Davis$73,739
13.Tyler Worley$72,422
14.Logan Medlin$72,041
15.Ross Ashford$68,825
16.Billie Jack Saebens$67,688
17.Dillon Graham$67,435
18.Hunter Koch$63,675
19.Coleby Payne$63,111
20.Chase Tryan$62,222