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Cattaraugus 4-H releases results

WEST VALLEY — A number of Cattaraugus County 4-H members competed at the New York state level, this year. Members come from all over the county, as well as about 75 from Springville. Below are some of the results.

Sheep: Megan Stang placed fourth and fifth, in the Dorset Ewe Lambs Class; sixth, in the Lightweight Market Class and seventh, in Intermediate Market Class.

Swine: Josh Carter took fourth, in the Novice Showmanship; fourth, in Crossbreed February Spring Gilt and first, in Heavyweight Market Hog Classes.

Livestock Skillathon: Rebecca Besok placed fifth, individual in the senior division, placing her as the alternate for the New York state team, which went on to nationals. Stang was placed on the combined Allegany/Cattaraugus Junior Team, which placed second and she placed second, as an individual.

Horse Judging: Regional team placed first, having Haleigh Youll placing first and Stang placing third.

Senior Horse Bowl Invitational: Andrew Stady placed seventh, in a three-way tie.

Hippology Contest: The combined team from Cattaraugus and Erie placed fourth overall, which included Justin Murphy and Stang, who both placed in the top 25.

Horse Communications Invitational: Junior competitor Murphy placed seventh, with his presentation and senior competitor Andrew Stady placed eighth, in public speaking.

Horse Show: Top-placing individuals were Ashley Bognar, Danalyn Chiarilli, Courtney Eberle, Richelle Huntington, Stang and Youll, for their top 10 placings, in various divisions of the show.

Dairy Judging: Novice Team of Kendall Booth, third; Alexandria Minnekine, Morgan Chapman and Brett Russell. Junior Team of Kellen Martin, 13th; Jenna Martin, Derek Dechow and Brooke Andera. Senior Team of Drew Hill, 17th; Logan Martin, 11th; Reggie Goodemote and Brandon Gross.

Dairy Showman: Brooke Andera placed 12th, in the 11-12-year-old class, on the first rotation, and Tricia Hulton placed sixth, in the 15-year-old class, in the second rotation.

Beef Show: Joshua Carter placed third and fourth, in the Medium Weight Market Steer Class, and placed sixth in the Junior Showmanship Class, during the second rotation.

Lastly, a special award was given to Cheri Stady, for her initiative in starting a shooting sports program in Cattaraugus County.

For more information about the 4-H program in Cattaraugus County, call the office at 699-2377 extension 120, or email Kaitlyn Santangelo at


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2014-01-09 | 23:57:37
I took this picture!