Jozie Schilke placed 29th individually at the state contest. Randy Vlasin, right, observes the same plant. Vlasin placed 11th in the adult division. (Courtesy photo)
Chase County senior range judging places in top 15%
The Chase County FFA range judging team competed at the state competition in Holt County last week.
In the Area 3 contest on Sept. 17, the senior team of Taylor Jablonski, Lindsey Mendenhall, Jozie Schilke and Austin Bernhardt placed second overall, with Jablonski finishing second individually.
Among some tough competition last week at state, the senior team took eighth place.
The junior team of Madelynn Hanes, Michael McBride, Nickolas Rau and Peyton Dubas took 24th place.
In the adult division, Chase County Coach Jeremy Vlasin received a white ribbon (fourth place), beating out his dad, Randy, who took 11th.
The pair flip-flopped at the area contest, when Randy was crowned champion and Jeremy received second.
Here are the complete results for Chase County:
Lindsey Mendenhall—27th place
Jozie Schilke—29th place
Taylor Jablonski—47th place
Austin Bernhardt—55th place
Kambree Meeske—76th place
Brooklyn Christensen—96th place
Senior team: 8th place—Lindsey Mendenhall, Jozie Schilke, Taylor Jablonski, Austin Bernhardt.
Madelynn Hanes—89th place
Michael McBride—100th place
Nickolas Rau—117th place
Peyton Dubas—127th place
Jesse Krausnick—142nd place
Junior team: 24th place—Madelynn Hanes, Michael McBride, Nickolas Rau, Peyton Dubas.