Resistol Rookie Team Roping Header Standings Update: Tanner James Holds Narrow Lead
The Team Roping Rookie Race is looking like a two-cowboy race as we enter the summer run. Tanner James currently holds a narrow lead over Kreece Thompson as both look to add a Resistol Rookie of the Year award to their mantle.
1. Tanner James, $18,914
James is coming off of his best performance as James and his partner Max Kuttler placed eighth at the Cody Stampede and won over $2,500. The check was the biggest of the season for James. James also saw success at the World’s Oldest Rodeo in Prescott, Arizona where he placed third in the second round and won $1,873.
2. Kreece Thompson, $15,569
If not for James’ big Cowboy Christmas, Kreece Thompson may have overtaken the lead in the Rookie of the Year race after a great weekend. He started at the Cody Stampede where he placed fifth and won just under $4,000. Thompson wasn’t done, following that impressive performance with a fourth-place finish at the Mandan Rodeo Days which earned him $2,616.
3. T.C. Hammack, $7,435
Hammack earned his biggest check of the season over the Fourth of July weekend when he placed fourth at the Eugene Pro Rodeo, earning $1,970.
4. Bodie Mattson, $7,413
Mattison has had a tough start to the Month of July, earning just $200 in his last 13 performances.
5. Wyatt Lacey, $5,622
Lacey earned a second-place finish at the Resistol Rookie Roundup which earned him $1,500 back in April. Over the Fourth of July weekend Lacey earned his biggest check of the season after finishing in fourth place at the Annual Fourth of July Celebration Rodeo.