Northeastern Junior College livestock judging team enjoys successful fall season

By CALLIE JONES | | Sterling Journal-Advocate
December 3, 2021 at 5:02 p.m.

December 3, 2021
2021-22 NJC Livestock Judging Team

Northeastern Junior College’s livestock judging team has put in a lot of hard work and it shows in the successful fall season they recently completed.

“They have been working so hard this fall and I couldn’t be more excited to see what they accomplish this spring!” said coach Lindsey McPeake.

Sophomore team members include: Blake Fabrizius of Carr, Anna Owens of Kiowa, Ainsley Fischer of Franktown, MarLee Neu of Minatare, Neb., and Jess Diehl of Oak Creek.

Freshmen team members are: Peighton Kendrick of Otis, Abby Scholz of Bertrand, Neb., Sydney Baldwin of Eagle Point, Ore., Blake Bruns of North Platte, Neb., Denim Lister of Jensen, Utah, Sam Scanga of Eaton, Gracie Day of Hayden and Alexis Camara of Makawao, Hawaii.

The team’s last competition before heading into winter break was earlier this month in Lousiville, Ken. Results from that contest, as well as other competitions this fall, are as follows:

North American International Livestock Exposition 2021

12th High Team Overall

11th High Team Cattle

11th High Team Sheep

Anna Owens- 12th High Individual Overall (tied for 10th), 9th High Cattle

Blake Fabrizius- 15th High Sheep

Jess Diehl- 16th High Cattle

American Royal 2021

12th High Team Overall

8th High Team Sheep and Goats

10th High Team Cattle

Anna Owens- 11th Individual Overall (tied for 10th), 6th Hogs, 19th Reasons

MarLee Neu- 2nd Hogs

Blake Fabrizius- 6th Cattle, 13th Sheep and Goats

State Fair of Texas 2021

Sophomore Team

9th High Team Overall

6th High Team Sheep and Goats

Blake Fabrizius- 3rd Sheep and Goats

Jess Diehl- 23rd Reasons

Freshmen Team

10th High Team Overall

8th High Team Hogs

Peighton Kendrick- 10th Reasons, 11th Cattle, 19th Individual Overall

Flint Hills Mid-American Classic 2021

Sophomore Team

9th High Team Overall

Blake Fabrizius- 5th Sheep and Goats, 19th Individual Overall

Anna Owens- 16th Reasons

Jess Diehl- 19th Hogs

Freshmen Team

9th High Team Overall

3rd High Team Hogs

6th High Team Sheep and Goats

Peighton Kendrick- 5th Individual Overall, 3rd Hogs, 18th Cattle

Sydney Bladwin- 1st Sheep and Goats, 16th Individual Overall

Denim Lister- 16th Hogs

Aksarben 2021

Sophomore Team

7th High Team Overall

4th High Team Sheep

4th High Team Goats

7th High Team Reasons

7th High Team Swine

8th High Team Cattle

Blake Fabrizius- 10th Individual Overall, 10th Hogs, 17th Goats

Jess Diehl- 7th High Cattle

Anna Owens- 14th Sheep, 16th Reasons

MarLee Neu- 14th Goats

Freshmen Team

9th High Team Overall

4th High Team Goats

5th High Team Sheep

8th High Team Cattle

7th High Team Reasons

Peighton Kendrick- 8th Reasons

Abby Scholz- 8th Sheep, 15th Reasons

Sydney Baldwin- 2nd Sheep, 6th Goats

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