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Pacheco Wins First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard Invitational

By: Heather Croze
April 03, 2016

Pacheco went 4-for-4 to win in South Dakota. Photo: Andy Watson/BullStockMedia.com

Pacheco went 4-for-4 to win in South Dakota. Photo: Andy Watson/BullStockMedia.com

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – 2015 PBR Rookie of the Year Kaique Pacheco swooped in and won the First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard Invitational with a 4-for-4 performance Sunday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center.

Pacheco capped his four-ride performance the event with an 88.25-point ride on Legal Tender in the Build Ford Tough Championship Round. The Brazilian secured 565 world points and now occupies eighth-place in the world standings.

2004 World Champion Mike Lee took three steps closer to history after his 3-for-4 performance. He finished in second place with 385 points toward the world standings. Lee finished his weekend with an 89.25-point ride aboard Wipeout to win the championship round. His three rides in South Dakota has him at 497 career rides on the Built Ford Tough Series. He is now three away from being only the second rider to collect 500 qualified rides on the BFTS.

Fabiano Vieira (3-for-4) finished in third place with 285 points toward the standings. Vieira’s performance moved him to second place in the world standings. He trails world leader J.B. Mauney by 243 points.

Gage Gay led the event for two days, but settled for fourth place and 185 points in the world standings. Gay finished 2-for-4 and leaves South Dakota the 18th ranked bull rider in the world.

Ryan Dirteater rounded out the Top 5 and pocketed 155 points in the world standings for his effort. Dirteater went 3-for-4 and finished strong with an 87.5-point ride on Pound The Alarm in the championship round.

18-year-old Jess Lockwood won Round 3 with an 88.25-point ride on Tom Horn. Lockwood, who made his BFTS debut during the event, earned 100 points in the world standings.

The PBR will now roll into North Little Rock, Arkansas, where the Verizon Arena will host the Bad Boy Mowdown April 9-10.

PBR Digtial Editor Kristian Limas contributed to this report. 

Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series
First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard Invitational
Denny Sanford Premier Center Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Event Leaders (Round 1-Round 2-Round 3-Round 4-Event Aggregate-Event Points)

1. Kaique Pacheco, 79.25-82-79.5-88.25-329.00-565 Points.
2. Mike Lee, 79.75-85.5-0-89.25-254.50-385 Points.
3. Fabiano Vieira, 87.75-81.25-82.5-0-251.50-285 Points.
4. Gage Gay, 86-87.25-0-0-173.25-185 Points.
5. Ryan Dirteater, 85-0-67.5-87.5-240.00-155 Points.
6. Eduardo Aparecido, 80.25-83.25-82-0-245.50-135 Points.
7. Jess Lockwood, 0-0-88.25-0-88.25-105 Points.
8. Valdiron de Oliveira, 0-87.25-0-0-87.25-85 Points.
9. Cooper Davis, 0-82.25-88-0-170.25-80 Points.
10. Joao Ricardo Vieira, 0-84.5-85.25-0-169.75-60 Points.
(tie). Stetson Lawrence, 0-80.25-87-0-167.25-60 Points.
12. Robson Palermo, 85.5-0-0-0-85.50-55 Points.
(tie). Derek Kolbaba, 0-86.75-0-0-86.75-55 Points.
14. J.B. Mauney, 0-70.75-85.75-0-156.50-50 Points.
15. Rubens Barbosa, 0-86.5-0-0-86.50-45 Points.
16. Nevada Newman, 0-0-85-0-85.00-15 Points.
17. Wallace Vieira de Oliveira, 0-83.5-0-0-83.50-5 Points.
18. Jorge Valdiviezo, 0-82.75-0-0-82.75
19. Kasey Hayes, 70.75-0-0-0-70.75
Paulo Ferreira Lima, 0-0-0-0-0.00
Shane Proctor, 0-0-0-0-0.00
Mason Lowe, 0-0-0-0-0.00
Lachlan Richardson, 0-0-0-0-0.00
Ben Jones, 0-0-0-0-0.00
Aaron Roy, 0-0-0-0-0.00
Stormy Wing, 0-0-0-0-0.00
Justin Paton, 0-0-0-0-0.00
Silvano Alves, 0-0-0-0-0.00
Juliano Antonio Da Silva, 0-0-0-0-0.00
Fraser Babbington, 0-0-0-0-0.00
Kurt Shephard, 0-0-0-0-0.00
Reese Cates, 0-0-0-0-0.00
Robson Aragao, 0-0-0-0-0.00
Matt Triplett, 0-0-0-0-0.00
Alexandre Cardozo, 0-0-0-0-0.00

2016 Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series World Finals Standings
(Place, Rider, Events, Wins, Top 5’s, Points, Total Winnings)

1. J.B. Mauney, 17, 3, 10, 2,160.00, $111,498.15
2. Fabiano Vieira, 19, 2, 7, 1,916.99, $117,165.39
3. Paulo Ferreira Lima, 26, 4, 11, 1,845.00, $195,031.06
4. Joao Ricardo Vieira, 18, 1, 7, 1,820.00, $170,170.00
5. Shane Proctor, 14, 2, 3, 1,811.66, $180,623.80
6. Eduardo Aparecido, 17, 1, 4, 1,381.66, $76,930.33
7. Wallace Vieira de Oliveira, 29, 2, 6, 1,365.00, $80,040.68
8. Kaique Pacheco, 21, 2, 7, 1,362.83, $88,020.05
9. Tanner Byrne, 15, 2, 3, 1,332.50, $90,662.67
10. Robson Palermo, 21, 0, 5, 1,300.00, $58,729.61
11. Mason Lowe, 21, 3, 6, 1,210.00, $72,556.32
12. Mike Lee, 27, 1, 7, 1,155.00, $69,130.28
13. Cooper Davis, 13, 0, 3, 945.00, $49,352.86
14. Ryan Dirteater, 13, 1, 3, 872.50, $58,688.33
15. Derek Kolbaba, 22, 5, 7, 870.00, $69,355.18
16. Lachlan Richardson, 24, 1, 3, 818.33, $41,237.30
17. Ben Jones, 12, 0, 2, 787.50, $39,629.52
18. Gage Gay, 18, 1, 3, 712.83, $46,081.67
19. Stetson Lawrence, 16, 0, 3, 668.66, $36,482.33
20. Valdiron de Oliveira, 22, 0, 4, 607.50, $38,162.52
21. Nevada Newman, 19, 1, 5, 560.00, $40,710.48
22. Rubens Barbosa, 18, 0, 4, 518.33, $28,302.71
23. Jess Lockwood, 24, 2, 8, 385.83, $33,454.84
24. Guilherme Marchi, 10, 0, 3, 382.50, $13,476.19
25. Aaron Roy, 16, 0, 1, 352.50, $17,094.52
26. Cody Heffernan, 18, 5, 8, 341.66, $28,278.37
27. Stormy Wing, 12, 0, 1, 315.00, $22,456.67
28. Kasey Hayes, 15, 0, 1, 310.33, $22,461.67
29. Cody Nance, 11, 0, 0, 280.00, $14,995.51
30. J.W. Harris, 4, 1, 1, 250.00, $16,700.00
31. Justin Paton, 19, 0, 4, 247.50, $23,101.69
32. Tyler Harr, 18, 1, 5, 232.50, $23,704.29
33. Silvano Alves, 18, 0, 1, 229.16, $18,812.39
34. Fraser Babbington, 17, 2, 4, 205.00, $17,503.07
34. Juliano Antonio Da Silva, 16, 2, 4, 205.00, $22,385.84
36. Kurt Shephard, 24, 1, 7, 200.00, $18,637.89
37. Reese Cates, 14, 1, 1, 195.00, $16,489.00
38. Jorge Valdiviezo, 11, 3, 8, 190.00, $17,655.52
39. Lindomar Lino, 19, 1, 5, 170.00, $18,422.38
40. Chris Lowe, 4, 2, 4, 155.00, $13,426.55
41. Josh Faircloth, 19, 0, 6, 150.00, $15,847.57
41. Douglas Duncan, 8, 0, 0, 150.00, $9,930.00
43. Nathan Schaper, 14, 0, 0, 145.00, $8,259.00
44. Emilio Resende, 20, 0, 5, 132.50, $13,399.51
45. Winston Lopez, 10, 2, 4, 130.00, $12,219.33

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