RBC judging team “ready for business”

Members of the Rio Blanco County 4-H Livestock judging team, many traveling for the first time, did well representing the county in the Four States Ag Expo held in Cortez, March 16.

Members of the Rio Blanco County 4-H Livestock judging team, many traveling for the first time, did well representing the county in the Four States Ag Expo held in Cortez, March 16.
RBC I The Rio Blanco County 4-H livestock judging team started out the season with style. The team, consisting of 15 juniors and two seniors, traveled to Cortez, Colo., to the Four States Ag Expo on Friday, March 16. Several members of the team were traveling for the first time. The team judged five classes of cattle, four classes of sheep and two hog classes. The juniors entered four teams. Team 1: Destiny Bland, Tristan Hall, Serena Goedert and Marryn Shults. Team 2: Madi Shults, Macy Collins, Kaylee Mecham and Mary Baylie. Team 3: Del Garner, A.J. Garner, Kenzie Turner and Raelynn Norman. Team 4: Makenna Burke, Kale Burke, Kolbi Franklin and Lyle Uhrich. The senior team was Maclaine Shults and Landon Mecham.
As quoted by one of the organizers, Rio Blanco came to the contest “ready for business.” The team came home with garment bags, Makenna’s first belt buckle, some iTunes cards and two pairs of great boots.

Sheep Junior Senior Team
9th D. Garner
7th T. Hall
6th K. Turner
5th K. Franklin
4th Madi Shults
3rd M. Burke Team 4
2nd A.J. Garner
1st Maclaine Team 3
Swine Junior Senior Team
10th D. Garner L. Mecham
7th M. Collins
3rd Maclaine
2nd K. Turner Team 2

Beef Junior Senior Team
10th A.J. Garner
8th Madi
7th Maclaine
5th K. Burke
3rd M. Collins
2nd Team 4
1st M. Burke Team 2

Overall Junior Senior Team
9th M. Collins
8th Madi
7th Maclaine
4th D. Garner
3rd Team 4
2nd A.J. Garner
1st M. Burke

Reasons Junior Senior Team
10th R. Norman
8th A.J. Garner
6th M. Burke
5th K. Mecham
3rd Madi Team 3
1st M. Collins Maclaine Team 2

Overall Junior Senior Team
High Individual
8th D. Garner
7th Madi
4th M. Collins Team 4
3rd Maclaine Team 2
2nd A.J. Garner Team 3
1st M. Burke