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Hogs go wild with awards in junior fair swine show

The junior fair hog show was held Tuesday at the Hardin County Fair.

Top market barrow

Top market barrow

Kaitlin Heberling of the Hardin County Wranglers 4-H showed the junior fair grand champion market barrow on Tuesday at the Hardin County Fair. Kaitlin is the daughter of Michael and Megan Heberling of Kenton.

Reserve barrow

Reserve barrow

In his first time competing in the swine show, Brian Quillen of the Ada FFA took home reserve market barrow honors on Tuesday at the fair. Brian is the son of Victor Quillen and Rhonda Crouse of Ada.

Reserve gilt

Reserve gilt

Kylie Hites (second from left) showed the junior fair reserve champion market gilt on Tuesday. Kylie is pictured with (from left) her parents, John and Lisa Hites of Alger, and the gilt’s breeder, Joe Burgei of Delphos. Kylie is a member of the Alger Junior Farmers 4-H.

Champion market gilt

Champion market gilt

Shelby Rowe’s final time showing at the fair proved to be her grandest as her market gilt received junior fair grand champion honors at the Hardin County Fair. Pictured with Shelby (center) are (from left) Cody Henderson, Dustin Rowe and her parents, David and Mechel Rowe of Alger. Shelby is a member of the Alger Junior Farmers 4-H.

Top senior showmanship

Top senior showmanship

Kaitlyn Beale of the Taylor Creek Lads and Lassies was the top 17 and over showman in the junior fair hog show on Tuesday. Kaitlyn is the daughter of Dan and Sherri Beale of Kenton. Pictured with Beale is Ken McCullough of the Hardin County Township Trustee Association, which donated the trophy.

Top 15-year-old showman

Top 15-year-old showman

Caleb Beale of the Taylor Creek Lads and Lassies was first in the 15-year-old showmanship division of the junior fair hog show. Caleb is the son of Dan and Sherri Beale of Kenton.

13-year-old prize

13-year-old prize

Molly Pees of the Hardin County Joy Riders was the top showman in the 13-year-old age group during the junior fair hog show Tuesday. Molly is the daughter of Todd and Bobbi Pees of Kenton.

Top 12-year-old

Top 12-year-old

Drew Hoppe won first place in the 12-year-old showmanship division during the junior fair hog show on Tuesday. Drew, a member of the Jumbo Junior Farmers, is the son of Bo and Heather Hoppe.

14-year-old winner

14-year-old winner

Trenton Sparks of the Mount Victory Champs was the top 14-year-old showman during the junior fair hog show on Tuesday. Trenton is the son of Tyler and Tiffany Sparks of Kenton.

16-year-old showman

16-year-old showman

Trevor Sparks of the Ridgemont FFA won first place in the 16-year-old showmanship division of the junior fair hog show on Tuesday. Trevor is the son of Tyler and Tiffany Sparks of Kenton.

9-year-old showman

9-year-old showman

Kylie Allmon of the Taylor Creek Lads and Lassies won first place in the 9-year-old age group for showmanship during the junior fair hog show in Tuesday. Kylie is the daughter of Darrel and Shannon Allmon of Kenton.

Best 10-year-old

Best 10-year-old

Emma Smith of the Ridgeway Junior Boosters was first in the 10-year-old showmanship division of the junior fair hog show on Tuesday. She is the daughter of Todd Smith and Jennifer and Jason Wright, all of Ridgeway.

11-year-old showman

11-year-old showman

Brant Dye of the Blanchard Pleasant Buckeyes was the 11-year-old showmanship winner during the junior fair hog show on Tuesday. Brant is the son of Jody and Shanda Dye of Ada.

Top market barrowReserve barrowReserve giltChampion market giltTop senior showmanshipTop 15-year-old showman13-year-old prizeTop 12-year-old14-year-old winner16-year-old showman9-year-old showmanBest 10-year-old11-year-old showman

Times photos by Kendrick Jesionowski

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