ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Austin Gamblers secured another victory at the PBR Camping World Team Series event held at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Going undefeated with a 2-0 record, the Gamblers claimed the title for the second consecutive year. Jose Vitor Leme, the franchise player for the Gamblers, played a pivotal role by delivering an impressive 91-point score in extra outs.
Unbeatable Gamblers Maintain Perfect Record
The Austin Gamblers, reigning champions of the 2022 PBR Teams regular-season, continued their winning streak into the 2023 season, boasting an unblemished 7-0 record. The team’s CEO, JJ Gottsch, expressed his admiration for the collective effort, emphasizing the integral role each team member played in the victory.
“This team is amazing!”shouted an ecstatic JJ Gottsch, CEO of the Austin Gamblers
Leme’s Dominance and Team Performance
Jose Vitor Leme, the 2022 Teams MVP, showcased his prowess in both individual and team competitions. With an impressive record of 12-for-15 and four wins inside the Honda Center, Leme’s contribution significantly contributed to the Gamblers’ success.
Dynamic Weekend in Southern California
The Gamblers kicked off their winning weekend by overpowering the Carolina Cowboys with a staggering 175.75-point lead, winning 263.5-87.75. The momentum continued into Sunday afternoon when they faced off against the Kansas City Outlaws, the previous weekend’s event winners. The intense match saw both teams deliver standout performances, with each team securing four qualified rides.
Thrilling Finale Secured by Austin Gamblers
In a thrilling showdown against the Kansas City Outlaws, the Austin Gamblers clinched victory in dramatic fashion. Koltin Hevalow’s exceptional ride put the Outlaws in the lead, but Austin Richardson’s remarkable performance sealed the walk-off win for the Gamblers, ending the game with a score of 346-342.25.
Austin Gamblers’ Unwavering Leadership
The Gamblers’ exceptional performance solidified their top-ranking position, holding an impressive 7-0 record for the 2023 season. Meanwhile, the Oklahoma Freedom, with a 5-2 record, secured the third spot in the league standings, trailing just behind the Carolina Cowboys.
As the PBR Camping World Team Series event in Anaheim concluded, fans can catch the action on PBR RidePass on Pluto TV. Replays and highlights will be available for viewing. Stay updated by visiting https://pluto.tv/en/live-tv/pbr-ridepass.Next on the horizon, the PBR Camping World Team Series will journey to Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, for the highly anticipated Stampede Days homestand event featuring the Nashville Stampede. Mark your calendars for the exciting event scheduled on Friday, Aug. 18, at 7:45 CDT, Saturday, Aug. 19, at 6:45 p.m. PDT, and Sunday, Aug. 20, at 1:45 p.m. PDT.
By Mandi McCary
Press release courtesy of @PBR
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