Jared Richardson of the Petrolia FFA, with help from schoolmate Will Morath earned grand champion in the inaugural Clay County Junior Livestock Show ag mechanics competition with a restored 1945 John Deere D-model tractor. Richardson also won senior showmanship.
Results in the ag mechanics show are as follows:
- Grand Champion — Jared Richardson, Petrolia FFA, 1945 John Deere D
- Reserve Grand Champion — Tyler Gallagher, Bellevue FFA, 18-foot utility trailer
- Senior showmanship — Jared Richardson, Petrolia FFA
- Junior showmanship — Dylan Throckmorton, Bellevue FFA
Results by Class
Agricultural machinery — First place, Cole Davis, Petrolia FFA, single bale hay buggy.
Livestock equipment — First place, Dylan Throckmorton, Bellevue FFA, goat walker; second, Breannah Malaer, Bellevue FFA, ATV cattle guard.
Recreational, creative and wildlife equipment — First place, Thomas Ramsey, Petrolia FFA, mobile fire pit ; second, Brandon Cannon, Midway FFA, duck blind; third, Brent Jones, Midway FFA, deer stand.
Trailers— First place, Tyler Gallagher, Bellevue FFA, 18-foot utility trailer; second, John Grunseich, Bellevue FFA, diesel trailer; third, Tyler Terry, Bellevue FFA, 14-foot utility trailer.
Tractor Restoration — First place, Jared Richardson, Petrolia FFA, 1945 John Deere D.