2010-08-19 / Front Page

Fulton County Fair Week In Full Swing

Garlock, Truax Show Top Steers
STAFF REPORT

Clayton Garlock, 17-year-old senior at McConnellsburg High School, showed the grand champion baby beef Monday evening at the 4-H/FFA Market Steer Show at the Fulton County Fair.

Garlock’s steer “Bently” is a 1,370-pound crossbreed that won the Heavyweight No. 2 class judging before going on to be named grand champion market steer. The steer was one of 36 competing in Monday evening’s show competition.

A veteran competitor Clayton Garlock has previously showed a reserve grand champion. He is the son of Marl and Mandy Garlock and a member of the McConnellsburg 4-H Club.

Nine-year-old Levi Truax, son of Lee and Suzette Truax of Hustontown, showed the reserve champion market steer. Garlock’s steer “Tiny” is a 1,196-pound crossbreed raised on his uncle Rick Truax’s farm. The steer took top honors in the Lightweight No. 3 class before being named reserve champion in the final competition. This is the second year young Levi has competed in the steer competition.

He will be entering the fourth grade at Forbes Road Elementary School.

The results of Monday’s show are as follows:

Lightweight No. 1 First - Macey Ward; second - Jordan Fletcher; third - Kassidy Detwiler.

Lightweight No. 2

First - Carly Swope; second - Taylor Souders; third - Whittney Fix; fourth - Delanie Souders.

Lightweight No. 3

First - Levi Truax; second - Mason Buterbaugh; third - Caitlin Black; fourth - Matthew Fletcher; fifth - Hunter Buterbaugh.

Champion Lightweight

First - Macey Ward.

Reserve Champion

Levi Truax and his crossbreed steer “Tiny” took reserve grand champion. Levi Truax and his crossbreed steer “Tiny” took reserve grand champion. Lighweight Levi Truax.

Middleweight No. 1

First - Laramie Clark; second - Megan Keller; third - Kristin Hawbaker; fourth - Jordon Schetrompf.

Middleweight No. 2

First - Justin DeShong; second - Michael Fogal; third - David Seiders; fourth - Clayton Lynch.

Middleweight No. 3

First - Sierra Kohr; second - Dillan Gordon; third - Samuel Gordon; fourth - Chance Hawbaker.

Champion Middleweight

Sierra Kohr.

Reserve Champion

Middleweight Dillan Gordon.

Heavyweight No. 1

First - Brittany Truax; second - Clarissa Barton; third - Sheree Fogal; fourth - Wyatt Fix.

Heavyweight No. 2

First - Clayton Garlock; second - Blake Garlock; third - Lauren DeShong; fourth - Cortnee Fix.

Heavyweight No. 3

First - Wyatt Karper; second - Dalton Garlock; third - Samantha Henry; fourth - Justin Fogal.

Champion Heavyweight

Clayton Garlock

Reserve Champion

Heavyweight Brittany Truax

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