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2011 Nixon-Smiley Livestock Show results




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Buyers at the Nixon-Smiley Livestock Show and Sale on March 12 did not let the hard economic times stop them from bidding on animals, baked goods, and crafts, setting some new records for bids.

“I haven’t seen prices this high in a long time,” said auctioneer Joey Tomlinson about how projects were selling at the March 12 sale.

The auction totaled $96,412, exceeding last year’s sale by $11,802. Add-on totals as of March 13 were $9,840, with add-ons continuing to pour in.

Totals from the March 11-12 combined sales made a grand total of $106,252. The estimated total with add-ons is $116,000.

Brooke Hester’s grand champion market goat garnered her $3,300, setting a new record.

New exhibitors showing for the first time earning top positions include Santos Pompa, grand champion rabbits; William Hodge, reserve champion turkey; and Conley Boatright, grand champion market hog.

Two Nixon-Smiley seniors took the top two positions in the broiler division. John Elkins and Keith Clifton exhibited the grand and reserve champions, respectively.

Katey Aguirre garnered a reserve champion title with her round bale rack in the ag mechanics division.

Nixon’s own Erin Wheat, 2011-12 Old Chisholm Trail Drivers Queen, assisted with the presentation of trophies and awards.

Exhibitor Place/Class Sale Price
Market Steers
Austin Steelhammer GRAND $4,000
Emma Lay RESERVE SHOW $3,600

Market Hogs
Conley Boatright GRAND $3,000
Diego Pompa RESERVE $2,700
Michael Shannon Blue LW 2nd $1,100
Mason Long Blue HW 2nd $1,000
Taylor Egger Blue LW 3rd $1,150
Karley Brassell Blue HW 3rd $1,000
Rebecca McGlothine Blue HW 4th $1,100
Raven Dyer Blue HW 5th $1,000
Raegan Tieken SHOW Red LW 4th $900
Shalee McGlothine Red LW 5th $900
Kiana Dyer Red LW 6th $900

Market Lambs
Brittany Riley GRAND $2,500
Randi Lamza RESERVE SHOW $2,250
John Parks Blue LW 1st $1,100
Kayla Caraway Blue LW 2nd $1,200
Coleton Trammell Blue HW 3rd $1,200
Lexi Trammell Red LW 3rd $990
Cason Trammell Red HW 4th $990
Loegan Fuller Red LW 4th $990
Faith Wishert Red HW 5th $990
Natalie Trammell Red HW 6th $990

Market Goats
Brooke Hester GRAND $3,300
Seth Wynne RESERVE SHOW $2,000
Rylan Tieken Blue HW 1st $1,200
Frankie Aleman Blue HW 2nd $1,200
Keith Lamza Red LW 3rd $1,500
Calvin Pyatt Red HW 3rd $900
Blaze Sandoval Red LW 4th $810
Kaitlyn Tschoepe Red HW 4th $810
Cheyenne Albertson Red LW 5th $750
Amy Woods Red HW 5th $810
Garrett Earlywine Red HW 6th $810

Market Rabbits
Santos Pompa GRAND SHOW $1,600
Brooke Gordon RESERVE $1,440
Meaghan Fonseca Blue - 3rd $1,000
Reese Samford Blue - 4th $1,296
Trey Mejia Blue - 5th $900
Tiffany Ivey Blue - 6th $1,296
Karen Ivey Red - 7th $810
Robert Mejia Red - 8th $810
Danielle Long Red - 9th $810
Amanda Munoz Red - 10th $810
Cassidy Wells Red - 11th $810
Kendall Wells Red - 12th $810
Shante Mendez Red - 13th $810
Kaitlyn Egger Red - 14th $810
Exhibitor Place/Class Sale Price
Market Turkeys
Abigail Scarbrough GRAND $2,400
William Hodge RESERVE $2,160
Shelby Lay Blue - 3rd $1,000

Market Turkeys
Case Samford Blue - 4th $800
Ryan StCyr Red - 5th SHOW $720
Mikel Scarbrough Red - 6th $720
Edward Pena Red - 7th $720

Market Broilers
John Elkins GRAND $3,000
Keith Clifton RESERVE SHOW $2,700
Devon Warzecha Blue - 4th $2,430
Lance Clifton Blue - 5th $1,200
Kaela Warzecha Red - 6th $1,080
Jake Robinson Red - 7th $1,080
Elizabeth Hodge Red - 8th $1,080
Matthew Krueger Red - 9th $1,080

Ag Mechanics
Joshua Wilson GRAND $1,500
Katey Aguirre RESERVE $700

Crafts
Katrina Suire GRAND $500
Chase Neubauer RESERVE $475
Connor Caraway Blue - 3rd $465
Gabriel Gonzalez Blue - 4th $465
Delrik Vera Blue - 5th $465
Shiloh Clifton Red - 7th $455
Caitlyn Sandoval Red - 8th $455
Skylyr Bullard Red - 11th $455
Jasmine Mendiola Red - 12th $455

Cakes
Riley Samford GRAND $500
Kristen Gordon RESERVE $475
Lilliana Jenks Blue - 3rd $465
Dante Medina Blue - 4th $300
Damian Perez Blue - 5th $275
Laura Saulter Blue - 6th $465
Celeste Arriaga Blue - 7th $465
Juliana Medina Blue - 8th $325
Trini Dominguez Blue - 9th $465
Darian Jenks Blue - 11th $465

BREEDER HOG CLASS
Conley Boatright Grand
Karley Brassell Reserve

RECORD BOOK
Karley Brassell Grand
Michael Shannon Reserve
Shante Mendez 3rd
Conley Boatright 4th
Santos Pompa 5th
Kiana Dyer 6th
Seth Wynne 7th
Elizabeth Hodge 8th
Karen Ivey 9th
Raven Dyer 10th
 

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