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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2011

CONTACT: Matt Buchanan, manager
N.C. Mountain State Fair
(828) 687-1414

Weekend winners announced in N.C. Mountain State Fair livestock competitions

FLETCHER – Winners were announced in the Western N.C. District Junior Beef Cattle shows at the N.C. Mountain State Fair. The following were winners:

Junior Feeder Calf

  • Grand champion shown by Katie Gibson of Macon County;
  • Reserve champion and champion homegrown shown by Shianne Freeman of Buncombe County;
  • Reserve champion homegrown shown by Jacob Wallace of Macon County;
Junior Market Steer
  • Grand champion shown by Bill Jones of Buncombe County;
  • Reserve champion shown by Michael Carpenter of Macon County;
  • Champion homegrown shown by Kaitlyn Anderson of Macon County;
  • Reserve champion homegrown shown by Samantha Dehart of Macon County;

Commercial Heifer

  • Grand champion shown by John Baltzell of Haywood County;
  • Reserve champion shown by Kelsi Cartwright of Buncombe County;
Angus
  • Grand and reserve champions shown by Daniel Brown of Watauga County;
  • Grand and reserve champions shown by Michala Muse of Haywood County;

Gelbvieh Heifer

  • Grand champion shown by Bethany Mackey of Madison County;
  • Reserve champion shown by Grant Worley of Buncombe County;
All other breeds
  • Grand champion shown by John Baltzell of Haywood County;
  • Reserve champion shown by Chris Mackey of Madison County;

Showmanship and other awards

  • Junior showmanship Grant Worley of Buncombe County;
  • Intermediate showmanship Kelsi Cartwright of Buncombe County;
  • Senior showmanship Chris Mackey of Madison County;
  • Overall champion shown by John Baltzell of Haywood County;
  • Premier exhibitor Brooklyn Murray of Rutherford County;
  • Herdsmanship Award Buncombe County

The Junior Beef Cattle shows are sponsored by the Western N.C. Beef Commission and the N.C. Mountain State Fair.

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