4-H club members compete in livestock judging
A group of four Douglas County middle school and high school youth traveled to Tulare, Calif., to compete in the Great Western Livestock Judging Contest. Eight teams from across the state of California competed. The Douglas County 4-H livestock judging team of Tyrel Dressler, Aimee Hoskin, Bridget Wood and Kyle Martinez placed second high team overall.
Team coaches Robin Pedrett and Tonja Dressler were very pleased with the team’s performance.
“We are very happy with our kids’ performance. They all scored consistently well all day long and it paid off in the end,” Dressler said.
Tyrel Dressler scored high team in swine judging. Aimee Hoskin scored high team in sheep judging. Kyle Martinez scored high team in beef judging.
“Bridget Woods was the anchor that consistently scored well to keep the team in the running,” Dressler said.
The team has been studying and training hard for the Nevada State Livestock Judging Competition that will be held at the Reno Events and Livestock Center on May 6.