MOUNT CARROLL – Local high school FFA students competed March 17 in the Section 1 Livestock and Dairy Judging contests, held at the Carroll County Highway Building.
Pearl City won the livestock contest with a top score of 1,397, and swept the top five individual honors. Nikki Adolf led Pearl City with 478 points, Addison Keltner was second with 472 points, followed by Drake Musser (467), Jase Sheffey (458), and Garrett Handsaker (447).
Eastland was runner-up with a score of 1,276, led by Bradly Johnson’s sixth-place finish (442) and John Morgan’s eighth-place finish (434). West Carroll was third (1,264), led by Olivia Charles’ seventh-place finish (438).
Orangeville (1,249) finished fourth, followed by Forreston (1,237), Lena-Winslow (1,212), Stockton (1,103), and River Ridge and Galena (410 each).
Orangeville won the dairy contest with 878 points, four more than runner-up West Carroll, who was led by Charles’ first-place finish (309 points) and Riley Getz’s fifth-place finish (296).
Le-Win finished third as a team (868), led by Rachel Young’s fourth-place finish (298) and Sage Huneke’s eighth-place finish (294). Stockton (828) was fifth behind Galena (831), and led by Haley Brudi’s third-place finish (300) and Kendra Scace’s tenth-plce finish (289).
Forreston (782), Pearl City (758), and Eastland (548) also competed.