2011-08-18 / Front Page

Sister, Brother Take Top Honors In Baby Beef Show

STAFF REPORT


Brittany Truax and Grand Champion steer “Iceman” Brittany Truax and Grand Champion steer “Iceman” Brittany Truax, 13-year-old Forbes Road student, showed the grand champion baby beef while her brother, Levi, 10, showed the reserve champion market steer Monday evening at the 4-H/FFA market Steer Show at the Fulton County Fair.

The sister and brother have both shown reserve champion steers in the past, Levi just last year. They are the children of Lee and Suzette Truax of Hustontown.

Brittany’s grand champion steer named “Iceman” was born on her uncle’s farm and was raised by Brittany since birth. The 16-month-old steer came from the Middleweight No. 2 class and its breed is listed as Maineliner. Brittany has shown two reserve champion steers in previous years. She will be entering the eighth grade at Forbes Road School this fall.

Competing for his third year, 10-year-old Levi Truax took reserve champion honors with his steer named “Blackjack.” Last year Levi also showed the reserve champion steer “Tiny.” This year’s reserve champion baby beef came from the Middleweight No. 2 class and is listed as X-breed.


Levi Truax and Reserve Champion steer “Blackjack” Levi Truax and Reserve Champion steer “Blackjack” He will be entering the fifth grade at Forbes Road Elementary School in the fall.

The results of Monday’s show are as follows:

Lightweight No. 1

First - Jordan Schetrompf; second - Hunter Buterbaugh.

Lightweight No. 2

First - Landon Seiders; second - Mason Buterbaugh; third - Laramie Clark; fourth - Sasha Holmes.

Lightweight No. 3

First - Wyatt Fix; second - Matthew Fletcher; third - Grace Mosemann.

Champion Lightweight

Wyatt Fix.

Reserve Champion Lightweight

Landon Seiders.

Middleweight No. 1

First - Wyatt Karper; second - Sierra Kohr; third - Samantha Henry; fourth - Courtney De- Shong; fifth - Cheyenne Burger.

Middleweight No. 2

First - Levi Truax; second - Dylan Palmer; third - Kassidy Detwiler; fourth - Justin DeShong; fifth - Adam Souders.

Middleweight No. 3

First - Brittany Truax; second - Trai Fix; third - Clayton Lynch; fourth - Justin Fogal; fifth - Brett Burger.

Champion Middleweight

Brittany Truax.

Heavyweight No. 1

First - Clayton Garlock; second - Lauren DeShong; third - Michael Fogal; fourth - Megan Keller.

Heavyweight No. 2

First - David Seiders; second - Kristin Hawbaker; third - Chance Hawbaker.

Heavyweight No.3

First - Sheree Fogal; second - Carly Swope.

Reserve Champion Steer

Levi Truax

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