The Simbrah-Simmental Superbowl celebrated its 30th anniversary with over 180 entries at the event, held in conjunction with the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo on Feb. 17th. The sponsored show features junior exhibitors of SimGenetics, showing cattle from breeders, who chose to commit monies to sponsor the competition. This year over $65,000 was awarded to youth through buckles, prize monies and scholarships. The event was founded by Tim Smith, Carlos Guerra and Bill Wentz and continues to expand in scope and awards.
Scott and Mia Bayer, Ringle, Wisconsin were the showmanship judges and they judged independently and then came together to select the overall showmen. There were 14 age groups of showmanship with buckles awarded to first and second place and monies paid to top 10 places in each group. Congratulations to the following winners who are listed in order per age group.
Winners in the 8-year-old group in order were Colson Glueck, Rylee Baring, Luke Martinez, Kannon Hill, Leah Barth, Jacob Merritt and Cara Kincaid.
Winners in the 9-year-old division include Caiman Cody, Bailey Buzzard, Emerson Posey, Stockton Lightfoot, Tanner Carrizales, Emmalyn Bender, Johnathan Woerndel and Bryleigh Gwin.
The 10-year-old group winners were Colt Richter, Ryder Baring, Brayden Morris, Kynlee Kourcek and Wyatt Gus Smith.
The 11-year-old winners were Bailee Wilson, Cash Dale, Kensley Wolf, Atalie Petrash, Sawyer Mau, Kinleigh Compton, Luke Hamlin, Keeli Whitaker, Codie Marie Hill and Addison Lucas.
The 12-year-old division saw Makenzie DeBerry take the top slot, followed by Cecelia Guerra, Madison Moore, Teagen Hurst, Aiden Glueck, Tyler Hammond, Brantley Kennedy, Paisley Lightfoot, Cheyenne Woerndel and Ethan Jackson.
Rylie Smith won the 13-year-old contest, followed by Dakota Franz, Sydney Petrash, Briggs Hand, Brody Robb, Carly Coker, Rebecca Dunn, Kaden Pilat, David Colton Rogers and Cecelia Gibson.
The 14-year-old category was split into two divisions. Winners in the 14A were Taylor Groce, Jarrett Pool, Kynlee Grabs, Gavin Hinckley, Jess Pool, Callie Heaton Mallory Demmer, Elijah Ancira, Julia Fredrich and Karley Freytag. The 14B winners were Leah Thorp, Avery McInvale, Emily Denny, Claire Todd, Madison Morgan,
Addyson Fucik, Madison Fuderburk, Wyatt DeBerry, Baylee Wooten and Aiden Andrejczak.
The 15-year-age group was won by Harlie Groom, followed by Jayci Phillips,
Jade Stone, Dakota Norman, Braden Roehling, Avery Glueck, Carlos Guerra III
Kaelan Freytag, Will Philipello and Finn Romanchuk.
The 16-year-old group was also split and winners in 16A were Brianna Diezi,
Baylie Macat, Brailey Kidd, Kaleb Morgan, Darby McGurk, Jaime Ibarra, Wyatt King
Drake Phelps, MacKenzie Abbott and Alfred Diaz. The 16B winners were Everett Snoddy, Peyton Moore, Teagan Goble, Ryleigh Whitaker, Aiden Smith, Grant Hinckley, Jakob Sansom, Kevin Sandoval, Lucas Noonan and Bianca Ancira.
The 17-year-old group was also divided. Winners in 17A were Shane Baylor, Hallie Hackett, Jake Williams, Karley Rayfield, Abegayle Drabek, Chase Glueck,
Breanna Newman, Baylee Hardy, Brenlea Broyles and Tanna Primrose. The 17B category was won by Lane Alexander, followed by Brooke Bimslager, Ashlyn Koehl, Dylan Sweat, Luke Gonzalez, Blake Jedlicka, Benjamin Alvarez, Jaci Ueckert, Kaelyn Floyd and Tiffany Thompson.
Kylee Evans won the competitive 18-year-old division followed by
Ta Darious Miles, Lorelai Hill, Megan Brown, Kaleb Snoddy, Justin Majewski
Alexis Alaniz, Melanie Evans, Victoria Hill and Alyssa Carsner.
The Bayers then selected Kylee Evans and Harlie Groom as the overall winners from the 28 first and second place winners in the showmanship contest. Evans received $1,500 for the win and Groom $1,000.
The cattle portion consisted of entries in purebred and percentage Simbrah divisions and purebred and percentage Simmentals. Payout was based on number of entries in each division and total entries in each show.
Matt Claeys of Indiana, judged the purebred Simbrah entries that saw all class winners receive a belt buckle and class monies were paid to top six placings.
The purebred Simbrah junior calf champion honor went to Will Philipello with a daughter of LMC MT Transformer and sponsored by La Muneca, while Chase Glueck won the reserve with a daughter of HMO PRR Waylon, sponsored by Webb Fields. They received $200 and $150 respectively for their wins.
Champion senior heifer calf honors went home with Emerson Posey with her LMC Gold Medal daughter, sponsored by La Muneca. Reserve went to Blake Jedlicka with a RSUN Cowboy Casanova daughter, sponsored by Webb Fields. They received $200 and $150 respectively.
Champion intermediate heifer in the purebred Simbrah division went to Kaydence Orth, with a LMC BBS Staubach 5B/12 daughter, sponsored by Boening Bros and reserve went to Peyton Moore with a Jass On The Mark daughter, sponsored by La Muneca. They received $200 and $150 respectively.
Early junior champion Simbrah heifer went to Bailey Buzzard with a TK/FCC Hard Body daughter, sponsored by Mike Petrus. Leah Thorp with a Smith Made Solid daughter, sponsored by Smith Genetics took the reserve billing. They received $200 and $150 respectively
Champion late junior heifer honors were awarded to Gabriella Ramirez with a LMC MT Transformer daughter, sponsored by La Muneca and Jakob Sansom took the reserve title with a Smith Bella Xtra Stretch daughter, sponsored by Smith Genetics. They received $150 and $100 respectively.
Champion senior heifer title went home with Jake Williams with his TSC Jack daughter, sponsored by Webb Fields, while Avery Holland with her 6GLMC Pappadeaux daughter, sponsored by La Muneca was reserve. They received $150 and $100 respectively.
Bailey Buzzard received the judge’s selection as the grand champion, while Leah Thorp was named reserve grand champion They received $1,500 and $1,000 respectively for their overall awards.
Scott Bayer served as the judge for the Simmental show and the two percentage divisions. All class winners in these shows received a belt buckle.
Grand champion Simmental heifer honors and $1,500 went to Megan Brown with a ES Right Time FA110-4 daughter, sponsored by Kearns Cattle Co. Reserve grand went to Makenzie DeBerry with a JBSF Berwick 41F daughter, sponsored by Diamond X Show Cattle. She received $1,000.
The grand champion percentage Simbrah heifer title went to Avery Glueck with a GSC GCCO Dew North 102C daughter. Reserve went to Kinleigh Compton with a Jass On The Mark 69D daughter. Both were sponsored by Peach Creek Ranch Cattle and they received $500 and $250 respectively.
Grand champion percentage Simmental heifer honors were won by Caiman Cody with a VCL LKC Profit Maker 604D daughter, sponsored by Hennessy Show Cattle and Karley Rayfield took the reserve honor with a daughter of Profit, sponsored by Sara Sullivan. They received $500 and $250 respectively.
Sponsors for the 30th Annual Simbrah-Simmental Superbowl included Diamond E Cattle, Smith Genetics, Shipwreck Cattle, Reavis Farms, 6G Ranch, Blount Farms, Pool Farms, TCW Cattle Co., Bar P Bar Cattle Co., Triple C Cattle, J&L Ranch, Foster Brothers Farms, TMP Livestock, JV Cattle Co., Southern Jewel Cattle Co., Newberry Cattle Co., Pecan Ride/Resolution Group, Inc., Sadler Cattle, Boening Bros. Agar Cattle Co., La Muneca Cattle, Pembrook Cattle Co., Sara Sullivan, Diamond J Simmentals, Bar CB, Brolaco, RGV Cattle Co., Johnson Cattle Co., Peach Creek Ranch Cattle, 4-B Simbrah, Premier Beef/Levi Douglas, McCrary Farms, Elmore Cattle Services, Elise Hesseltine, Freasier Ranch, GC Farms & Ranch, McInvale Family, GHG Cattle, Blissard Cattle Co., Glueck Cattle Co., Diamond X Show Cattle, Higher Up Cattle, Hennessey Show Cattle, Strack Farms, La Hacienda Hinojosa, Kearns Cattle Co., Webb Fields, Hagan Cattle Co., GB Marketing, XTB Cattle, EZ Simmentals, Bramlett Simmentals, 7N Ranch and Hensgens Bros.
Following the competitions, 42 exhibitors were awarded $250 scholarships through a random drawing. Winners were Brody Robb, Kaleb Morgan, Dillon Sweatt, Shane Baylor, Justice Epley, Emily Denny, Charles Purcell, Julia Friedrich, Dakota Franz, Rylie Smith, Jayci Phillips, Jakob Sansom, Brantley Kennedy, Leah Barth, Jess Pool, Sawyer Mau, Jacob Merritt, Rylee Baring, Aaren Rexrode, Atalie Petrash, Payton Pierce, Cheyenne Woerndel, Miranda Carrera, Taylor Groce, Kevin Sandoval, Alexis Alaniz, Teagan Hurst, Luke Martinez, Kadan Pilat, Sydney Petrash, Cash Dale, Reagan Clark, Jarrett Pool, Jade Stone, Briggs Hand, Ryleigh Whitaker, Wyatt Smith, Emerson Posey, Aiden Andrejczak, Kendall Compton, Tyler Hammond and Bryleigh Gwin.
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