Barber County 4-H Meats Judging Team – State Runner-Up
August 25, 2021
The Barber County Intermediate and Senior 4-H Meats Judging teams competed at the Kansas 4-H Livestock Sweepstakes, Aug. 22.
The Intermediate Division team of Callan Smith, Hudson Rector, Callen Corr and Keagan McMurray finished second place overall. Also making the trip and competing as individuals in the Intermediate Division were Shaefer Stone and Cort Blunk.
As a team they were 1st in Placings, 2nd in Retail ID and 6th in Questions. Individually (overall), Callan Smith placed 3rd, Hudson Rector 4th, Callen Corr 13th, Keagan McMurray 14th, Shaefer Stone 15th, and Cort Blunk 31st.
The Senior Division team of Rhyan Marshall, Easton Rector and Sterling Rector placed 4th overall. As a team they were 9th in Placings, 7th in Reasons, and 4th in Retail ID. Individually (overall), Rhyan Marshall placed 4th, Easton Rector 11th, and Sterling Rector 23rd.
Rhyan Marshall and Easton Rector were selected to try out for the first-ever All Star Team that will represent the state of Kansas at the national contest.
The Barber County 4-H Meats Judging teams are coached by Dr. Tom Carr and sponsored by the Barber County Cattlemen’s Association.
The Kansas 4-H Livestock Sweepstakes is held every August on the campus of Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, with 4-H teams and individuals competing from throughout the state.