Super Series II Champions

by | Mar 2, 2019 | RODEOHOUSTON

Semifinalists Named in RODEOHOUSTON® Super Series II

Twenty-eight cowboys and cowgirls earned a spot in the RODEOHOUSTON Semifinals during Super Series II on March 2.



With the two fastest times in rounds two and three of Super Series II, Jesse Clark won the Tie-Down Roping event and secured his spot in the Semifinals.


“I’ve been here once before and didn’t have any luck, so it’s great to actually do well,” Clark said.

Advancing to Semifinal Round:

  • Jesse Clark: Clovis, New Mexico — $6,000
  • Kody Mahaffey: Sweetwater, Texas — $3,750
  • Jordan Ketscher: Squaw Valley, California — $3,750
  • Fred Whitfield: Magnolia, Texas — $3,000



Logan Patterson won the Super Series II Bareback Riding during his first time competing at RODEOHOUSTON. Although he has competed at other large rodeos, RODEOHOUSTON is a little different, he said.


“This rodeo is incomparable, it’s so big and a really exciting place to be,” Patterson said.

Advancing to Semifinal Round:

  • Logan Patterson: Kim, Colorado — $6,000
  • Morgan Wilde: Arimo, Idaho — $6,000
  • Lane McGehee: Victoria, Texas — $3,750
  • Zach Hibler: Wheeler, Texas — $2,000



Quick times in all three rounds of Super Series II secured Jake Cooper and Caleb Anderson the Team Roping win and a spot in the Semifinals. The pair began roping together in the fall. Cooper said this is their first big rodeo as a team.


“We’re going to go home and practice to get ready for the Semifinals and hopefully have a little luck,” Cooper said.

Advancing to Semifinal Round:

  • Jake Cooper: Monument, New Mexico; and Caleb Anderson: Charlotte, North Carolina — $14,000
  • Blake Teixeira: Clovis, California; and Jade Corkill: Stephenville, Texas — $8,000
  • Billy Bob Brown: Carbon, Texas; and Shay Carroll: Carbon, Texas — $7,500
  • Paul David Tierney: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Tanner Braden: Dewey, Oklahoma — $4,000



Jesse Wright lived up to the family name and advanced to the Semifinals after winning the Super Series II Saddle Bronc Riding.


“I always hope that they [family] do well,” Jesse Wright said. “I just want to do a little better.”

Advancing to Semifinal Round:

  • Jesse Wright: Milford, Utah — $5,500
  • Sam Kelts: Stavely, Alberta, Canada — $5,250
  • Hardy Braden: Welch, Oklahoma — $3,250
  • Dusty Hausauer: Dickinson, North Dakota — $3,000



Cole Edge muscled his way to the top of the Super Series II Steer Wrestling event to ensure his spot in the Semifinals.


“Everybody here is an outstanding steer wrestler, but you just have to hammer down and do your best,” Edge said.

Advancing to Semifinal Round:

  • Cole Edge: Durant, Oklahoma — $4,500
  • Tanner Brunner: Ramona, Kansas — $4,500
  • Trevor Knowles: Prairie City, Oregon — $4,000
  • Sterling Lambert: Fallon, Nevada — $3,000



In Barrel Racing, Tiany Schuster raced her way into the Semifinals after winning Super Series II. This was her horse’s first pro rodeo. She said he has quickly become her favorite.


“My first run on this horse was only a month ago, so it is really great to win this series,” Schuster said. “He really gives me confidence that I haven’t had in previous years here.”

Advancing to Semifinal Round:

  • Tiany Schuster: Krum, Texas — $5,750
  • Tracy Nowlin: Nowata, Oklahoma — $5,000
  • Carmel Wright: Roy, Montana — $4,750
  • Ericka Nelson: Century, Florida — $4,750



Stetson Wright won Super Series II Bull Riding when he scored 90 and 89 in rounds one and three. He will compete again tomorrow in Saddle Bronc Riding during Super Series III.


“I like it better when I get to ride in both events in the same day,” Stetson Wright said. “Riding broncs really gets your adrenaline going so I’m pumped when I get on my bull.”

Advancing to Semifinal Round:

  • Stetson Wright: Beaver, Utah — $5,000
  • Dylan Vick: Escalon, California — $5,000
  • Garrett Smith: Rexburg, Idaho — $3,000
  • Brody Yeary: Stephenville, Texas — $2,000


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 16. The remaining six from each event in the two semifinals will compete in the Wild Card Round, Friday, March 15, 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. RODEOHOUSTON includes the RODEOHOUSTON Super Shootout: North America’s Champions® presented by Crown Royal, on Saturday, March 9.

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