[Garden City, KS, Oct. 14, 2019–] The 2019 Meats Team won the American Royal Contest on Sunday, Oct. 13, by a 59 point margin. The team placed 1st in Beef Grading, Lamb Judging, Pork Judging, and Placings. GCCC also tied for 1st, winning 2nd overall, in Questions and 2nd in both Beef Judging and Total Beef.
Each of the four GCCC participants on the marketing team placed in the top 7 overall.
Emily Glenn: High individual (2nd in a row); 1st in Beef Grading and Total Beef; 2nd in Questions, Placings, and Pork Judging; 3rd in Beef Judging and Lamb Judging
Dallie Metheney: Ranked 3rd overall; 2nd in Lamb Judging; 3rd in Pork Judging and Questions; 4th in Placings; 5th in Beef Grading
Kyle Hammond: 4th overall; 1st in Placings; 2nd in Total Beef; 4th in Beef Judging, Lamb Judging, and Pork Judging; 5th in Questions
Taylor Paxson: 7th overall; 6th in Beef Grading
Ben Bradbury: 1st high alternate overall
Morgan Hoskinson: 4th high alternate
RaeAnne Blevins: 6th high alternate
Marcus Archuleta: 7th high alternate
Riley Eisenhauer: 8th high alternate
Jenny Kreger: 12th high alternate
This is the 3rd win (National Western, Houston, American Royal) out of 4 contests for the team. The team will attempt a win at the National Championship at the High Plains contest on Oct. 27 in Friona, TX, with several individual contenders for All-American status.