Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Livestock Judging Team for winning both the freshman and sophomore divisions at the Illinois Jr. College Livestock Judging Contest at Tree Lane Farms in El Paso, IL!
In the sophomore division, BHC teams took 1st, 2nd and 4th Overall. In the freshman division, BHC teams took 1st, 4th and 6th Overall.
BHC sophomore teams also took 1st, 2nd and 4th in Cattle, Reasons and Swine and 1st, 2nd and 5th in Sheep & Goats.
BHC freshman teams came in 1st, 2nd and 4th in Cattle; 1st, 4th and 7th in Reasons; 2nd, 4th and 7th in Sheep & Goats; and 1st, 3rd and 7th in Swine.
Out of 45 competitors, BHC sophomores individually won all of the Top 10 Overall spots. Out of 46 competitors, BHC freshmen individually won five of the Top 10 Overall spots.
Sophomore individual results (Top 10 in all categories):
- Dillon Sheiss of Larwill, IN – 1st Overall, 10th in Cattle, 1st in Reasons, 1st in Sheep & Goats, 1st in Swine
- Ty Drach of Pontiac, IL – 2nd Overall, 4th in Cattle, 3rd in Reasons, 4th in Sheep & Goats, 8th in Swine
- Emma Dunn of Tipton, IN – 3rd Overall, 7th in Cattle, 4th in Reasons, 3rd in Sheep & Goats, 6th in Swine
- Robby Burchett of Jonesville, VA – 4th Overall, 9th in Cattle, 2nd in Reasons, 6th in Sheep & Goats, 5th in Swine
- Kelly Spicer of Woodbine, MD – 5th Overall, 5th in Cattle
- Keaton Woods of Tipton, IN – 6th Overall, 9th in Reasons, 5th in Sheep & Goats, 4th in Swine
- Jennifer Hoelscher of Eden, NY – 7th Overall, 1st in Cattle
- Allie Loftis of Medina, OH – 8th Overall, 10th in Reasons, 7th in Sheep & Goats
- Jordan Stephens of Ewing, KY – 9th Overall, 8th in Cattle, 7th in Reasons
- Tyler Gifford of Eagle Point, OR – 10th Overall, 3rd in Cattle
- Mikala Grady of Grandview, TX – 6th in Cattle
- Jessica Engel of Springville, NY – 3rd in Swine
- Emma Sailor of Delmar, IA – 9th in Swine
Freshman individual results (Top 10 in all categories):
- Chevy Vaske of Glencoe, KY – 1st Overall, 1st in Cattle, 1st Reasons, 2nd in Sheep & Goats, 3rd in Swine
- Coby Frey of Upper Sandusky, OH – 2nd Overall, 3rd in Cattle, 3rd in Reasons, 4th in Sheep & Goats, 6th in Swine
- Ross Brumbaugh of LaOtto, IN – 3rd Overall, 8th in Reasons, 5th in Sheep & Goats, 9th in Swine
- McKenzie Layton of Pocasset, OK – 5th Overall, 4th in Cattle, 2nd in Reasons, 5th in Swine
- Josh Starner of Rushville, OH – 7th Overall, 9th in Cattle, 7th in Sheep & Goats, 10th in Swine
- Logan Mehling of Powell, WY – 6th in Cattle
- Karli Miller of Kokomo, IN – 8th in Cattle
- Karson Patton of Frankfort, IN – 10th in Cattle, 7th in Reasons
The team is coached by Dr. Blake Bloomberg and Tim Hubbard.