March 22, 2016

 

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Juniors Lead Angus Champions at 2016 MAJAC

 

††††††††††† Junior Angus exhibitors led 312 entries at the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Junior Angus Classic (MAJAC) Regional Preview Show, March 11-13 in Harrisonburg, Va. Chris Mullinix, Manhattan, Kan., evaluated the 92 owned females, 56 bred-and-owned females, 48 steers, seven bred-and-owned steers, 15 bred-and-owned bulls, six cow-calf pair and 88 Angus-based crossbred steers.

Blake Nisewander, Greencastle, Pa., led the grand champion bred-and-owned bull. BNF Friday 115 is a March 2015 son of S A V Brilliance 8077. He earlier won junior champion.

††††††††††† Wood Bowtie 500 won the title of reserve grand champion bred-and-owned bull after first claiming reserve junior champion. Justin Wood, Willow Spring, N.C., owns the March 2015 son of EXAR Blue Chip 1877B.

Bryce Fitzgerald, West Grove, Pa., led the grand champion bred-and-owned female. Cherry Knoll Erica 1544 is a March 2015 daughter of Plum Creek Paradox 161B. She earlier won junior champion.

††††††††††† Claudia Hissong, Greencastle, Pa., showed the reserve grand champion bred-and-owned female. Double C Rosebud 1501 is a May 2015 daughter of Cherry Knoll Product 1271. She first won intermediate champion.

††††††††††† Dameron Primrose 5154 won grand champion owned female after claiming intermediate champion. Keegan Cassady, Bloomington, Ill. owns the May 2015 daughter of Dameron First Class.

††††††††††† Sadie Compagnola, Bath, Pa., showed the reserve grand champion owned female. Cherry Knoll Rosebud 1572 is a June 2015 daughter of Lazy JB Top Shelf 9000. She first won reserve intermediate champion.

††††††††††† AED Rita 328A won grand champion cow-calf pair. Allison Davis, Shelbyville, Tenn., owns the December 2013 daughter of Connealy Final Product. A November 2015 bull calf sired by PVF Insight 0129 completes the winning pair.

††††††††††† Henry Alexander, Louisa, Va., showed the reserve grand champion pair. M C Blackcap 3079 is the October 2013 daughter of S A V First Class 0207. A September 2015 heifer calf sired by PVF Insight 0129 is at side.

††††††††††† Alden Pugh, Berryville, Va., led the grand champion steer. Bob is a March 2015 son of EXAR Classen 1422B. He earlier won junior champion.

††††††††††† Sarah King, New Market, Md., showed the reserve grand champion steer. FDE Smokin 513 is an April 2015 son of Silveiras Style 9303. He first won reserve junior champion.

††††††††††† Christopher Moxley, West Friendship, Md., showed the grand champion bred-and-owned steer. DA Class Act 355 is a March 2015 son of EXAR Classen 1422B. He first won junior champion.

††††††††††† Blake Nisewander, Greencastle, Pa., led the reserve grand champion bred-and-owned steer. BFN Brilliance 215 is an April 2015 son of S A V Brilliance 8077. He earlier won reserve junior champion.

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A complete list of winners follows:

 

2016 MID-ATLANTIC JUNIOR ANGUS CLASSIC (MAJAC) REGIONAL PREVIEW SHOW

HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA

 

Total number shown:†† 312

Judge:†† Chris Mullinix, Manhattan, Kan.

 

OWNED HEIFERS†† 92 ††Shown

 

†††††† Senior Heifer Calf Champion:† Beaver Creek Jestress 566

†††††† Exhibitor:† Kiersten Baker, James Creek, Pa.

 

†††††† Reserve Senior Heifer Calf Champion:† BFR Willa Bea 1512

†††††† Exhibitor:† Taylor Glover, Pikeville, N.C.

 

†††††† Intermediate Champion Heifer:† Dameron Primrose 5154

†††††† Exhibitor:† Keegan Cassady, Bloomington, Ill.

 

†††††† Reserve Intermediate Champion Heifer:† Cherry Knoll Rosebud 1572

†††††† Exhibitor:† Sadie Compagnola, Bath, Pa.

 

†††††† Late Junior Champion Heifer Division 1:† Cherry Knoll LVS Elba 1508

†††††† Exhibitor:† Cailey Dahlquist, Washington, Pa.

 

†††††† Reserve Late Junior Champion Heifer:† SCC Kingsway Queen 348

†††††† Exhibitor:† Hayden Weaver, Ephrata, Pa.

 

†††††† Late Junior Champion Heifer Division 2:† Silveiras Wendy 5330

†††††† Exhibitor:† Matthew Antonio, Hydes, Md.

 

†††††† Reserve Late Junior Champion Heifer Division 2:† MFC Lady Lola 1512

†††††† Exhibitor:† Natalie Phillips, Masontown, W.Va.

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†††††† Early Junior Champion Heifer:† ROSEWOOD Georgina 504

†††††† Exhibitor:† Carly Watt, Iva, S.C.

 

†††††† Reserve Early Junior Champion Heifer:† Cherry Knoll Elsa 1510

†††††† Exhibitor:† Alexis Wright, Philippi, W.Va.

 

†††††† Senior Champion Female:† FDE Lucy 426

†††††† Exhibitor:† Alexis Winkler, Woodbine, Md.

 

†††††† Reserve Senior Champion Female:† RCK WRB First Lady B201

†††††† Exhibitor:† Ryan Borer, Buchanan, Va.

 

†††††† Grand Champion Female:† Dameron Primrose 5154

†††††† Exhibitor:† Keegan Cassady, Bloomington, Ill.

 

†††††† Reserve Grand Champion Female:† Cherry Knoll Rosebud 1572

†††††† Exhibitor:† Sadie Compagnola, Bath, Pa.

 

BRED-AND-OWNED HEIFERS†† 56†† Shown

 

†††††† Senior Heifer Calf Champion:† HCA Blackcap 5001

†††††† Exhibitor:† Henry Alexander, Louisa, Va.

 

†††††† Reserve Senior Heifer Calf Champion:† Turning Pt Lady Bonny 5326

†††††† Exhibitor:† Mark Alexander, Berryville, Va.

 

†††††† Intermediate Champion Heifer:† Double C Rosebud 1501

†††††† Exhibitor:† Claudia Hissong, Greencastle, Pa.

 

†††††† Reserve Intermediate Champion Heifer:† AED Lass 509C

†††††† Exhibitor:† Allison Davis, Shelbyville, Tenn.

 

†††††† Junior Champion Heifer:† Cherry Knoll Erica 1544

†††††† Exhibitor:† Bryce Fitzgerald, West Grove, Pa.

 

†††††† Reserve Junior Champion Heifer:† DA BW Saras Dream 225

†††††† Exhibitor:† Christopher Moxley, West Friendship, Md.

 

†††††† Senior Champion Female:† DDA Barbara 1457

†††††† Exhibitor:† Reese Anderson, Chrisman, Ill.

 

†††††† Reserve Senior Champion Female:† Cherry Knoll Lady 1481

†††††† Exhibitor:† Brody Fitzgerald, West Grove, Pa.

 

†††††† Grand Champion Female: †Cherry Knoll Erica 1544

†††††† Exhibitor:† Bryce Fitzgerald, West Grove, Pa.

 

†††††† Reserve Grand Champion Female:† Double C Rosebud 1501

†††††† Exhibitor:† Claudia Hissong, Greencastle, Pa.

 

COW-CALF PAIRS†† 6 ††Shown

 

†††††† Grand Champion Cow-Calf:† AED Rita 328A

†††††† Exhibitor:† Allison Davis, Shelbyville, Tenn.

 

†††††† Reserve Grand Champion Cow-Calf:† M C Blackcap 3079

†††††† Exhibitor:† Henry Alexander, Louisa, Va.

 

BRED-AND-OWNED BULLS†† 15†† Shown

 

†††††† Senior Bull Calf Champion:† CME Blue Chip 5478

†††††† Exhibitor:† Callie Eastin, Gretna, Va.

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†††††† Reserve Senior Bull Calf Champion:† Turning Pt Off The Grid 5227

†††††† Exhibitor:† Morgan Alexander, Berryville, Va.

 

†††††† Intermediate Champion Bull:† Cole Force 52C

†††††† Exhibitor:† Elizabeth Cole, Stuart, Va.

 

†††††† Reserve Intermediate Champion Bull:† Turning Pt Stud Muffin 5217

†††††† Exhibitor:† Morgan Alexander, Berryville, Va.

 

†††††† Junior Champion Bull:† BNF Friday 115

†††††† Exhibitor:† Blake Nisewander, Greencastle, Pa.

 

†††††† Reserve Junior Champion Bull:† Wood Bowtie 500

†††††† Exhibitor:† Justin Wood, Willow Spring, N.C.

 

†††††† Grand Champion Bull:† BNF Friday 115

†††††† Exhibitor:† Blake Nisewander, Greencastle, Pa.

 

†††††† Reserve Grand Champion Bull:† Wood Bowtie 500

†††††† Exhibitor:† Justin Wood, Willow Spring, N.C.

 

 

ANGUS STEERS†† 48†† Shown

 

†††††† Intermediate Champion Steer:† Beaver Creek Flawless D517

† †††††Exhibitor:† Conner Grim, Thomasville, Pa.

 

††††††† Reserve Intermediate Champion Steer:† KCís Take A Chance

††††††† Exhibitor:† Jake Snyder, Vesuvius, Va.

 

†††††† Junior Champion Steer:† Bob

†††††† Exhibitor:† Alden Pugh, Berryville, Va.

 

†††††† Reserve Junior Champion Steer:† FDE Smokin 513

†††††† Exhibitor:† Sarah King, New Market, Md.

 

†††††† Grand Champion Steer:† Bob

†††††† Exhibitor:† Alden Pugh, Berryville, Va.

 

†††††† Reserve Grand Champion Steer:† FDE Smokin 513

†††††† Exhibitor:† Sarah King, New Market, Md.

 

BRED-AND-OWNED ANGUS STEERS†† 7†† Shown

 

†††††† Intermediate Champion Steer:† Shady Oaks Free Spirit 502

†††††† Exhibitor:† Kevin Spicer, Woodbine, Md.

 

††††††† Reserve Intermediate Champion Steer:† NONE

 

†††††† Junior Champion Steer:† DA Class Act 355

†††††† Exhibitor:† Christopher Moxley, West Friendship, Md.

 

†††††† Reserve Junior Champion Steer:† BFN Brilliance 215

†††††† Exhibitor:† Blake Nisewander, Greencastle, Pa.

 

†††††† Grand Champion Steer:† DA Class Act 355

†††††† Exhibitor:† Christopher Moxley, West Friendship, Md.

 

†††††† Reserve Grand Champion Steer:† BFN Brilliance 215

†††††† Exhibitor:† Blake Nisewander, Greencastle, Pa.

 

ANGUS-BASED CROSSBRED STEERS†† 88†† Shown

 

†††††† Champion Light Weight Angus-Based Crossbred Steer

†††††† Exhibitor:† Jason Baust, Rocky Ridge, Md.

 

†††††† Reserve Champion Light Weight Angus-Based Crossbred Steer

†††††† Exhibitor:† Chase Hanson, Lewisburg, W.Va.

 

†††††† Champion Middle Weight Angus-Based Crossbred Steer

†††††† Exhibitor:† Karli Berkheimer, Mechanicsburg, Pa.

 

†††††† Reserve Champion Middle Weight Angus-Based Crossbred Steer

†††††† Exhibitor:† Jake Rippeon, Mount Airy, Md.

 

†††††† Champion Heavy Weight Angus-Based Crossbred Steer

†††††† Exhibitor:† Brody Hanson, Lewisburg, W.Va.

 

†††††† Reserve Champion Heavy Weight Angus-Based Crossbred Steer

†††††† Exhibitor:† Kaylie Shelton, Laytonsville, Md.

 

†††††† Grand Champion Angus-Based Crossbred Steer

†††††† Exhibitor:† Karli Berkheimer, Mechanicsburg, Pa.

 

†††††† Reserve Grand Champion Angus-Based Crossbred Steer

†††††† Exhibitor:† Brody Hanson, Lewisburg, W.Va.

 

SHOWMANSHIP

 

†††††† Novice Showmanship

†††††† Champion:† Marley Patterson, Lewisburg, W.Va.

†††††† Reserve Champion:† Alden Pugh, Berryville, Va.

 

†††††† Junior Showmanship

†††††† Champion:† Alexis Wright, Philippi, W.Va.

†††††† Reserve Champion:† Kaylie Shelton, Frederick, Md.

 

†††††† Intermediate Showmanship

†††††† Champion:† Bryce Fitzgerald, West Grove, Pa.

†††††† Reserve Champion:† Zach McCall, Greenville, Va.

 

†††††† Senior Showmanship

†††††† Champion:† Claudia Hissong, Greencastle, Pa.

†††††† Reserve Champion:† Keegan Cassady, Bloomington, Ill.

 

PREMIER BREEDER:† Allison Davis, Shelbyville, Tenn.