2022 Super Series V Champions

by | Mar 15, 2022 | RODEOHOUSTON



The final Super Series did not disappoint as world class competition competed in NRG Stadium for a chance to advance to the Semifinal Round.



One of the veterans of the sport, Hunter Herrin, is no stranger to big arenas as he had won The American Rodeo in AT&T Stadium and now RODEOHOUSTON Super Series V in NRG Stadium. Herrin stopped the clock at 8.3 seconds to get the round win and Super Series V win.


“You got to run them a little further here, but it’s fun for me,” said Herrin.

Advancing to the Semifinal Round:

  • Hunter Herrin: Apache, Oklahoma – $5,750
  • Ty Harris: San Angelo, Texas – $4,000
  • Marty Yates: Stephenville, Texas – $3,000
  • Ryan Jarrett: Comanche, Oklahoma – $2,000



World Champion, Clayton Biglow, has been having success this season and Houston is no exception as he wins his Super Series with an 82-point ride.


“If you can win this one, you’re doing dang good,” said Biglow.

Advancing to the Semifinal Round:

  • Clayton Biglow: Clements, California – $4,500
  • Orin Larsen: Inglis, Manitoba, Canada – $3,875
  • Will Lowe: Amarillo, Texas – $3,125
  • Kaycee Feild: Genola, Utah – $3,000



The legendary duo, Derrick Begay and Paul Eaves, come out on top in Super Series V earning $9,000.

Advancing to the Semifinal Round:

  • Derrick Begay: Winslow, Arizona; and Paul Eaves: Millsap, Texas – $9,000
  • Jake Clay: Sapulpa, Oklahoma; and Billie Jack Saebens: Nowata, Oklahoma – $8,000
  • Riley Minor: Ellensburg, Washington; and Brady Minor: Ellensburg, Washington – $6,500
  • Clay Smith: Iowa Park, Texas; and Jade Corkill: Stephenville, Texas – $6,000



Brody Cress rides for big moments and that is exactly what he did as he earns enough money to call himself the Super Series V Saddle Bronc Riding Champion.


“The biggest thing is just trusting yourself,” said Cress.

Advancing to the Semifinal Round:

  • Brody Cress: Hillsdale, Wyoming – $5,750
  • Ben Andersen: Eckville, Alberta, Canada – $4,000
  • Wade Sundell: Coleman, Oklahoma – $3,750
  • Tegan Smith: Winterset, Iowa – $2,750



Hunter Cure has had past success at RODEOHOUSTON and tonight was no different, as he clinched the Super Series V championship to advance to the Semifinal Round.


“There’s no feeling like walking into the big doors of NRG Stadium,” said Cure.

Advancing to the Semifinal Round:

  • Hunter Cure: Holliday, Texas – $4,000
  • Dirk Tavenner: Rigby, Idaho – $3,750
  • Jace Melvin: Bluff Dale, Texas – $3,375
  • Riley Duvall: Checotah, Oklahoma – $3,000



Two-time RODEOHOUSTON Champion Nellie Miller is looking to repeat history with another big Super Series win in Houston.


“This is such a big rodeo for us,” said Miller. “I’m so proud of my horse.”

Advancing to the Semifinal Round:

  • Nellie Miller: Cottonwood, California – $5,750
  • Haley Kinsel: Cotulla, Texas – $5,000
  • Stevi Hillman: Weatherford, Texas – $3,000
  • Wenda Johnson: Pawhuska, Oklahoma – $3,000



Another two-time RODEOHOUSTON Champion, Sage Steel Kimzey, left no doubt why he has won a world title seven times as he made a big ride for 90 points to win both the round and the Super Series.


“Getting to be back in Houston has been great,” said Kimzey. “You just have to keep moving forward.”

Advancing to the Semifinal Round:

  • Sage Steel Kimzey: Salado, Texas – $5,750
  • Stetson Wright: Beaver, Utah – $5,000
  • Roscoe Jarboe: New Plymouth, Idaho – $3,750
  • Colten Fritzlan: Lipan, Texas – $3,000


The top four from each event, from each Super Series will advance to a Semifinal Round. The top four from each event in the Semifinal rounds will advance to the RODEOHOUSTON Super Series Championship, Saturday, March 19. The remaining six from each event in the two semifinals will compete in the Wild Card Round, Friday, March 18, where the top two from each event will advance to the Championship. Each event champion will walk away with a $50,000 payout, in addition to previous winnings.


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