The Senior team consisting of HC Neel, Derek Ressmann and Dalton Klare placed fourth overall, fifth in cattle, fourth in swine, fourth in sheep & goats and fifth in oral reasons.
HC Neel placed third overall, sixth in cattle, fourth in reasons, twelfth in sheep and goats and third in swine. His overall placing qualified him to compete in the State contest in June. Ressmann placed 14th in sheep and goats. Klare placed 12th overall, 10th in cattle, 14th in sheep and goats and 15th in swine.
The Intermediate team made up of Kodye Neel, Ryan Speis, Kasandra Nunez and K’Cee Ponce placed second overall, second in cattle, fifth in oral reasons, sixth in sheep and goats and sixth in swine. Kodye Neel placed second overall, first in cattle and second in oral reasons. Speis placed seventh overall, 11th in cattle and sixth in sheep and goats.
“We are very proud of the entire team and look forward to a strong season beginning in August. Anyone interested in joining the judging team may contact Amy Neel at 361-649-1131 or Clay Neel at 361-550-9824,” said Amy Neel, livestock judging team coach.