4-H youth win numerous ribbons at Tri State Fair


Last Updated on October 2, 2015 – 11:46 AM CDT

(Above: Photo Courtesy Moore County Extension Office)

The Moore County 4-H youth submitted more than 100 entries in the Tri State Fair in Amarillo recently and came with a number of ribbons, Misti Ivins of the Moore County Extension Office reported.

“The Tri State Fair is a result of countless hours of work and dedication by 4-H members, parents, volunteers and staff,” Ivins said. “Whether it be a garden display, textiles project, culinary project, woodwork or livestock exhibit, Moore County youth displayed their work and achievements with over 100 entries to the fair.”

Some of the youth had multiple entries in one category and placed several times in that category. The youth who placed are:


  • Lucas Hill — Best of Show
  • Fabian Rivera — Honorable Mention
  • Cayman Ivins — 2nd Place

Youth Textile

  • Chasidy Easterling — Honorable Mention
  • Tara Easterlilng — 2nd Place
  • Cayman Ivins — 1st Place, 1st Place, 2nd Place
  • Jessie Jones — 1st Place, 1st Place
  • Katie Simnacher — 1st Place
  • Lannie Snider — Honorable Mention

Youth Culinary

  • Jule Bohannan — 1st Place, 2nd Place, 2nd Place
  • Tara Easterling — 1st Place
  • Fabian Rivera — 2nd Place
  • Lanie Snider — 1st Place, 2nd Place, 2nd Place
  • Maycee Woodward — 1st Place

Pinterest Inspired Wood Pallet Contest

  • Cody Jones — 3rd place

Rabbit Show

  • Jack Alexander — Best of Opposite New Zealand, Best of Opposite French Lop
  • Paige Alexander — Champion Black Dutch, Best of Opposite Black Dutch
  • Jesse Garrett — Satin Buck — 1st Place
  • Ryan Pitts — Best of Opposite Californian

Market Swine

  • Socorro Rodriguez — 2nd Place Cross, 4th Place Cross

Market Goat

  • Eric Mendoza — Light Weight: 1st, 4th, 6th
  • Trista Crawford — 14th

Market Lambs

  • Bailee McKay — Reserve Breed, 2nd Place Fine Wool, 2nd Place, Reserve Breed and Reserve Breed South Down, 3rd Place Medium Wool
  • Eric Mendoza — 4th Place, 8th Place Medium Wool
  • Maycee Woodward — 5th Place Fine Wool Cross, 6th Place Medium Wool

Steer Show

  • Christopher Dow — 14th Place Cross
  • Cassandra Morales — 9th Place Cross
  • Juan Morales — 9th Place Cross, 2nd Place Angus
  • Caleb Stovall — 1st Place Cross, 7th Place Cross
  • Sarah Stovall — 6th Place Shorthorn
  • Kyle Stroebel — 2nd Place Cross

Calf Scramble

  • Chris Bohannan and Cassandra Morales caught calves and received a scholarship

“Our Moore County youth are a living the 4-H Motto, ‘To Make The Best Better’, and it showed all last week at the fair,” Ivins said. “We are excited to have such a great group of kids who take the time and effort to represent our county in such an extraordinary way. Please congratulate them for doing such an outstanding job.”