Fix, Garlock Show Top Steers At Fair
Taite Fix, 16, son of Rodney and Kristy Fix of the Waterfall area, showed the grand champion "baby beef" at the 4-H/FFA Market Steer Show at the Fulton County Fair.
Fix's steer named "Tubs" is a 1,348-pound cross breed and was purchased from Fix Show Cattle, Waterfall. The steer was one of 37 steers competing in Monday evening's show, judged by Jason Corey of Top Bottom, Pa.
Fix will be a junior at Forbes Road High School and has been showing steers for eight years. This is his first grand champion.
Dalton Garlock, 14, son of Jason and Hollie Garlock of the McConnellsburg area, showed the reserve grand champion market steer. Garlock's steer named "Banjo" is a 1,234-pound Shorthorn steer purchased from Windy Knoll Farm, Everett, and raised on the Mike Hill farm. Garlock is a third-year competitor in the market steer show and will be entering the eighth grade at Mc- Connellsburg Middle School.
Taite Fix held top honors in the heavyweight division, while Dalton Garlock had the honors in the middleweight division before being selected grand champion and reserve.
Lightweight No. 1
First - Dillen Burger; second - Brittany Holmes.
Lightweight No. 2 First - Carly Swope; second - Cierra Johnston; third - Casey Randler; fourth - Brett Burger; fifth - Howard Poole III.
Lightweight No. 3
First - Cody Buterbaugh; second - Mason Buterbaugh; third Hunter Buterbaugh; fourth Sasha Holmes.
Reserve Champion Lightweight
Middleweight No. 1
First - Dalton Garlock; second - Wyatt Fix; third - Samuel Gordon; fourth - Kassidy Detwiler; fifth - Dillan Gordon.
Middleweight No. 2
First - Lauren DeShong; second - Megan Keller; third - Trai Fix; fourth - Justin Fogal; fifth Dakotah Bruce.
Middleweight No. 3 First - Brittany Truax; second - Michael Fogal; third - Whittney Fix; fourth - Branden Lynch; fifth - Sheree Fogal.
Reserve Champion Middleweight
Heavyweight No. 1 First - Taite Fix; second Jared Henry; third - Blake Garlock.
Heavyweight No. 2
First - Cortnee Henry; second - David Seiders; third - Clayton Lynch; fourth - Justin DeShong.
Heavyweight No. 3 First - Levi Truax; second Sierra Kohr; third - Clarissa Barton; fourth - Kristin Hawbaker.
Reserve Champion Heavyweight