ANAHEIM, Calif. – At the second neutral site PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Camping World Team Series event of the season this past weekend in Anaheim, California, the Ariat Texas Rattlers finished fourth going 1-1 in game play. The team is now ranked No. 5 in the league with a 3-4 overall record.
As game play got underway Saturday night inside Honda Center, the Rattlers first took on the Arizona Ridge Riders. Winning the game by 0.25 points in walk-off fashion, it was Texas’ closer Daniel Keeping who clinched the 172.5-172.25 victory for his team.
Eager to continue their momentum on Championship Sunday, the Texas Rattlers then took on the league No. 2 Carolina Cowboys. However, despite a mammoth 89.25-point ride from Joao Ricardo Vieira to begin the game, Texas fell to Carolina 89.25-173.5.
When the dust settled, the Rattlers concluded the event in Anaheim fourth after going 1-1 in game play. They are now ranked No. 5 in the league, with a 3-4 overall record, four games behind the No. 1 Austin Gamblers.
PBR RidePass on Pluto TV will offer replays of all the PBR Camping World Team Series action from Kansas City, Missouri. Check https://pluto.tv/en/live-tv/pbr-ridepass for the latest programming schedule.
The PBR Camping World Team Series will next travel to the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, for the second team-hosted homestand event of the 2023 season. The Nashville Stampede will welcome the league’s other seven teams to Music City on Friday, August 18 at 7:45 p.m. CT, Saturday, August 19 at 6:45 p.m. CT and 1:45 p.m. CT on Sunday, August 20.
During the opening night of competition in Nashville, the Texas Rattlers will play the Kansas City Outlaws.
ANAHEIM TEAM STANDINGS:
Here are the final team standings for the PBR Camping World Team Series event in Anaheim, California:
1. Austin Gamblers, 2-0-0-609.5
2. Oklahoma Freedom, 2-0-0-174
3. Kansas City Outlaws, 1-1-0-518.25
4. Texas Rattlers, 1-1-0-261.75
5. Carolina Cowboys, 1-1-0-261.25
6. Missouri Thunder, 1-1-0-173
7. Arizona Ridge Riders, 0-2-0-256
8. Nashville Stampede, 0-2-0-174.75
PBR TEAMS SEASON STANDINGS:
Here are the current team standings for the regular season after the conclusion of competition for the PBR Camping World Team Series event in Anaheim, California:
1. Austin Gamblers, 7-0-0-1395.25
2. Carolina Cowboys, 5-2-0-1139.25
3. Oklahoma Freedom, 5-2-0-507.5
4. Kansas City Outlaws, 4-3-0-1132.75
5. Texas Rattlers, 3-4-0-1130.5
6. Missouri Thunder, 2-5-0-608.75
7. Arizona Ridge Riders, 0-7-0-610
8. Nashville Stampede, 0-7-0-430.5