The Mississippi Department of Transportation announced statewide winners of the 2019 State Equipment Operators Roadeo held in Biloxi.
Single-Axle Dump Truck: Roger Brown, of Amory, first; Matthew Thorne, of Newton, second; and John Hodge, of Lake, third.
Tandem-Axle Dump Truck: Derrick Stamps, of Cary, first; David Baty, of Hattiesburg, second; and Steve Allen, of Booneville, third.
Lowboy: Billy Coward, of Conehatta, first; William Fulgham, of Smithdale, second; and Mike Mink, of Blue Mountain, third.
Motor Grader: Jeremy Hankins, of Crowder, first; Simpson Wofford, of Mantee, second; and Jake Burge, of Taylorville, third.
Bushhog: Nathan Perkins, of Conehatta, first; Wayne Perkins, of Conehatta, second; and Vincent Necaise, of Kiln, third.
Backhoe: Fdaran Thompson, of Tylertown, first; Thomas Goode, of Batesville, second; and Craig Kelly, of Decatur, third.
State Roadeo Team Champion – MDOT’s District 5 Team from Newton
The winner of each event has the opportunity to compete in the southeast regional roadeo which will be held in September in Biloxi.
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