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Meat Judging Results

2014 Cargill

The Cargill  High Plains Meat Judging Contest was held November 2, 2014 in Friona, Texas.  In total,  38 contestants from eight universities and colleges participated in the A-Division contest. One hundred and two individuals from 15 universities participated in the Senior Division contest.

A-Division

Top Individuals  A division HI 2

  1. Natalie Hill, Fort Scott Community College, (955)
  2. Kiersten Scott, Clarendon College, (946)
  3. Lane Harrington, Clarendon College, (945)
  4. Heather Harper, Garden City Community College, (933)
  5. Hailey Dimitroff, Clarendon College, (921)
  6. James Spieth, Fort Scott Community College, (902)
  7. Lane Johnson, Fort Scott Community College, (897)
  8. Marlina Jedro, Tarleton State University, (887)
  9. Matthew Hammer, Tarleton State University, (881)
  10. Nikki Harris, Fort Scott Community College, (880)

Top Teams

  1. Fort Scott Community College, (3634)
  2. Clarendon College, (3596)
  3. Garden City Community College, (3479)
  4. Tarleton State University, (3432)
  5. Western Texas College, (3346)

Fort Scott Community College
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Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Natalie Hill, Fort Scott Community College, (263)
Lamb Judging - Kiersten Scott, Clarendon College, (150)
Pork Judging - Natalie Hill, Fort Scott Community College, (286)
Beef Judging - Jessica Humphrey, Clarendon College, (288)
Total Beef - Natalie Hill, Fort Scott Community College, (541)
Total Placing - James Spieth, Fort Scott Community College, (488)
Questions - Jessica Humphrey, Clarendon College, (235)
Alternate Contest -  Gus Holbein, Clarendon College, (892)

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Fort Scott Community College, (959)
Lamb Judging - Clarendon College, (554)
Pork Judging - Clarendon College, (1120)
Beef Judging -  Clarendon College, (1103)
Total Beef - Fort Scott Community College, (2013)
Total Placing - Fort Scott Community College, (1895)
Questions - Clarendon College, (885)

Senior Division

Top Individuals Sr division HI 2

  1. Baylee Bessire, Texas A&M University, (1036) 
  2. Stormy Joplin, Texas A&M University, (1035)
  3. Jessie Heidlage, Oklahoma State University, (1031)
  4. Jacqueline Ponce, Colorado State University, (1028)
  5. Audrey Zoeller, Oklahoma State University, (1028)
  6. Katie Austin, Angelo State University, (1027)
  7. Zachary Grimsley, Texas Tech University, (1026)
  8. Laura Strohecker, University of Wyoming, (1026)
  9. Matthew Murdoch, Angelo State University, (1026)
  10. Mary Kline, Kansas State University, (1021)

Top Teams

  1. Angelo State University, (4074)
  2. Colorado State University, (4037)
  3. Texas Tech University, (4034)
  4. Oklahoma State University, (4031)
  5. Texas A&M University, (4019)

Angelo State University
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Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Matthew Schulte, Iowa State University, (259)
Lamb Judging - Kolin Scheele, University of Nebraska, (144)
Pork Judging - Jacob Wolff, University of Nebraska, (288)
Beef Judging - Kaylee Price, Oklahoma State University, (286)
Total Beef - Baylee Bessire, Texas A&M University, (536)
Total Placing - Zachary Grimsley, Texas Tech University, (491)
Reasons - Jacqueline Ponce, Colorado State University, (222)
Specifications - Hannah Kesterson, University of Nebraska, (100)
Alternate Contest - Tessa Cowser, University of Illinois, (828)

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Angelo State University, (985)
Lamb Judging - University of Wyoming, (537)
Pork Judging - Texas A&M University, (1133)
Beef Judging - Oklahoma State University, (1120)
Total Beef - Angelo State University, (2074)
Total Placing - Texas Tech University, (1914)
Reasons - Colorado State University, (844)
Specifications - Texas A&M University, (384)


Official Committee

Scott Pohlman, Cargill, Chair 
Tim Tatsch, Hondo ISD, Beef Carcasses
Markus Miller, US Foods, Beef Cuts
Randy Haro, Tarleton State University, Pork Carcasses 
Amanda Smith, HEB, Pork Cuts 
Scott Howard, Colorado State University, Lamb Carcasses
Darrell Dowd, USDA AMS - Grading and Specifications

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