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February 19, 2013

Connors team earns top honors

— Connors State College livestock judging team brought home the champion title at the 2013 Fort Worth Stock Show Intercollegiate Livestock Judging Contest.  

Connors State College won high team overall with a score of 3,768 points. Along with the champion title, CSC was named second high team in the sheep division and second in the horse division. Connors also made a clean sweep in the swine, cattle and oral reasons divisions, scoring 944, 1,338 and 1,472 respectively, taking home the high overall team award in all three divisions.

Team member Clay Carlson of Stoneham, Colo., received high individual overall, with a score of 955. Carlson also was named third in sheep and second in oral reasons.

Brazos Williams of Memphis, Texas, ranked first in horses and third in oral reasons, ending up third high individual.

Garrett Foote of Texico, N.M., was named fourth high individual. Foote also continued his winning streak in the cattle division, ranking first in both cattle and oral reasons.

Dakota Moyers of Newcastle placed third in the swine division.

Connors had four team members placing in the top 10 overall.

The CSC livestock judging team includes: Jacob McKillip, Lafayette, Ind.; Garrett Foote, Texico, N.M.; Ian Schaefer, Garden City, Texas; Clay Carlson, Stoneham, Colo.; Dakota Moyers, Newcastle; Matthew Murdoch, Marion, Texas; Tyler Mackey, Blum, Texas; Brazos Williams, Memphis, Texas; and Cassie Godwin, Prescott, Ark.

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