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Sheep exhibitors repeat top honor performances

Two winners from Wednesday’s Junior Fair market lamb show took home top honors again Thursday at the born and raised market lamb show at the Logan County Fair.

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AMBER HITES

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JESSICA SKIDMORE

Amber Hites, 18, of Belle Center took home grand champion. She is a member of the Stitchin’, Stirrin’ N Stuff 4-H Club.

While she was excited and very happy with her win Thursday, Amber already knows her plans for next year’s shows.

“I’m going to work harder and prepare even more for next year. I’m also going to plan a little better,” said Amber.

Amber was also the winner of the grand champion over all ewes with her crossbred entry at the previous night’s show.

Jessica Skidmore, 17, of Rushsylvania, received reserve grand champion. Jessica, a member of Master Mix 4-H won the grand champion market lamb title Wednesday night. This was her first year showing lambs and she plans to do it again.

“I really enjoyed it this year, so I think I’ll do it again. I’m going to put in a lot of hard work and learn even more. I want to get to know more about what I should do,” said Jessica.

Cash prizes were given to the top 12 placers.

Following in order behind the top two finishers were Kessondra Rose, Addie Barns, Taylor Jordan, Justin Jordan, Katelyne Ackley, Addie Barns (two places), Christina Bowen, Mary Evans and Taylor Jordan.

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