The 2021 PRCA Pro Rodeo season has already started, and ropers are heading out to kick off the summer run, including the rookies. The newcomers are preparing to battle for their shot at the year-end Resistol Rookie title and the chance to qualify for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.

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This year, the All-Around race is made up entirely of team ropers as the season kicks off. Oklahoma’s Wyatt Muggli has taken an early lead in both the Resistol Rookie Heading and All-Around races. In the team roping, Muggli currently has $9,467.25 in Resistol Rookie earnings, also putting him 37th in the PRCA world standings and $20,323.18 in the Resistol Rookie all-around earnings, giving him a significant $16,000 lead over the No. 2 man

Oregon’s Calgary Smith is leading the charge in the Resistol Rookie Heeling standings and is 31st in the PRCA world standings with $9,441.91 in season earnings.

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Resistol Rookie Headers

1. Wyatt Muggli, $9,467.25

2. John Gaona, $6,202.10

3. Braxton Culpepper, $5,803.46

4. Reno Stoebner, $4,240.64

5. Jhett Trenary, $3,962.25

6. Cash Duty, $3,955.41

7. Jon Peterson, $3,621.58

8. Tucker Menz, $3,335.12

9. Hagen Peterson, $2,876.20

10. Jay Crain, $2,577.33

11. Jace Johnson, $1,975.40

12. Monty James, $1,256.47

13. Stratton Lopez, $917.44

14. Dwight Sells, $776.44

15. J.C. Yeahquo, $452.14

16. Houston Thomas, $423.00

17. Tuff Hardman, $366.60

18. Michael Smith, $253.80

19. Peyton Walters, $160.00

Resistol Rookie Heelers

1. Calgary Smith, $9,441.91

2. Cole Curry, $8,464.88

3. Casey McCleskey, $8,203.32

4. Caleb Hendrix, $7,448.03

5. Riley Curuchet, $5,830.58

6. Rance Doyal, $3,180.28

7. Sam Morgan, $3,027.74

8. Clay Elkington, $2,135.63

9. Andy Smallwood, $1,968.48

10. Robert Murphy, $1,866.19

11. Bill Riel, $1,304.60

12. Trent Vaught, $958.80

13. Jace Engesser, $944.53

14. Matt Williams, $814.80

15. Wyatt Adams, $707.35

16. Tanner Nall, $628.43

17. Mike Swope, $626.62

18. Tuff Hardman, $460.60

19. L.J. Yeahquo, $452,14

20. Tee McLeod, $375.52

21. Tyler Zebrovious, $366.60

22. Dan Scarbrough, $284.93

23. Brady Barretine, $284.93

24. Jaylen Eldridge, $145.50

Resistol Rookie All-Around

1. Wyatt Muggli, $20,323.18

2. Jon Peterson, $4,051.44

3. Tuff Hardman, $3,802.87

4. Sam Morgan, $3,441.80

5. Tyler Zebrovious, $2,009.72

6. Monty James, $1,631.47

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