Western Pa. youth tops lamb show


HARRISBURG, Pa. — Hayden Demniak, 11, of Carmichaels, Greene County, claimed the top spot in the market lamb show at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show.

Demniak’s 145-pound market lamb named “Nasty Boy” was named grand champion market lamb after being crowned champion crossbred heavyweight and champion overall crossbred.

Reserve grand champion market lamb honors were awarded to Alix Hochard of Somerset, Somerset County. Hochard exhibited a 146-pound Hampshire wether that won champion Hampshire honors before taking the reserve grand champion title.

Tiffany Johnson of Melcroft, Fayette County, showed the reserve champion Hampshire.

Other breed champions include:

Champion Southdown: Sierra Zimmerman, Lancaster County; reserve champion: Chelsea Dale, Lancaster County;

Champion Suffolk: McCartney Register, Centre County; reserve champion: Katelyn Walbridge, Centre County;

Champion all other breed: Raymond Biebel of Waterford, Erie County; reserve champion: Shelby Rarick of Fleetwood, Berks County;

Champion lightweight: Brittani Hook, Union County; reserve champion: Alyssa Debnar of New Florence, Westmoreland County; champion middleweight: Chandler Carey, Lycoming County; reserve champion middleweight: Nick Pudliner, of New Florence, Indiana County;

Champion light heavyweight: Delaney Carey, Lycoming County; reserve champion: Allyson Carl, Dauphin County; reserve champion heavyweight: Brynlin Carey, Lycoming County.


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