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N.D. 4-H Livestock Judging Contest Winners Announced

4-H’ers bring home honors from the livestock judging contest.

Teams from Grant and Oliver counties placed first in their respective divisions of the state 4-H livestock judging contest held in Watford City, N.D., for the first time.

This year, the contest attracted 18 junior teams with 100 participants and 19 senior teams with a total of 86 participants.

Junior division top five teams and their scores were:

  • First - Grant County, 1,413
  • Second - Adams County, 1,368
  • Third - Morton County, 1,357
  • Fourth - Foster County, 1,356
  • Fifth - Golden Valley County, 1,305

Top 10 high individuals in the junior division and their scores were:

  • First - Grady Bock, Adams County, 477
  • Second - Layton Redmann, Grant County, 477
  • Third - Kaitlyn Hauge, Grant County, 471
  • Fourth - Molly Hansen, Foster County, 470
  • Fifth - Landan Zenker, Grant County, 465
  • Sixth - Taylor Zenker, Grant County, 458
  • Seventh - Lucas Brown, Golden Valley County, 457
  • Eighth - Addison Dahners, Grant County, 456
  • Ninth - Sheridan Ellingson, Morton County, 456
  • 10th - Paige Zenker, Grant County, 455

Senior division top five teams and their scores were:

  • First - Oliver County, 2,081
  • Second - Ransom County, 2,068
  • Third - Morton County, 2,050
  • Fourth - Golden Valley County, 2,045
  • Fifth - Stutsman County, 2,027

Top 10 high individuals for the senior division and their scores were:

  • First - Jacob Klaudt, Oliver County, 703
  • Second - Lilly Solemsaas, Ransom County, 700
  • Third - Chance Manhart, Golden Valley County, 697
  • Fourth - Reanna Schmidt, Oliver County, 697
  • Fifth - Isabella Schaaf, Morton County, 687
  • Sixth - Anna Hauge, Grant County, 685
  • Seventh - Olivia Nitschke, Ransom County, 685
  • Eighth - Calli Mack, Stutsman County, 683
  • Ninth - Jamie Geyer, Ransom County, 683
  • 10th - Rachel Larson, Adams County, 682

For more detailed results, visit https://www.judgingcard.com.

Leigh Ann Skurupey, interim chair of the North Dakota State University Extension Center for 4-H Youth Development and a 4-H youth development specialist in animal and equine sciences, is proud of the efforts of the youth who participated in this contest.

“You won far more during this weekend than a ribbon,” she says. “The life skills you gained preparing for this contest will last a lifetime.”


NDSU Agriculture Communication - April 8, 2021

Source: Leigh Ann Skurupey, 701-231-6658, leighann.skurupey@ndsu.edu

Editor: Ellen Crawford, 701-231-5391, ellen.crawford@ndsu.edu

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