Md. Team Wins National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest

10/12/2013 7:00 AM

MADISON, Wis. — Maryland reigned supreme at the National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest Sept. 30 at World Dairy Expo. Team members Julia Doody, Ian Doody, Courtney Hoff and Cassidy Schirmer led the team to the top in overall placings. Siblings Julia Doody and Ian Doody placed first and second in overall individual reasons respectively, with Julia also placing second in overall individual.

The Maryland team was coached by Anne Davis and Kiera Finucane. Placing second by one point was Pennsylvania. Six points behind them was Wisconsin with team member Trent Dado taking home first overall individual.

Twenty-five teams from around the country competed in the dairy cattle evaluation contest, judging 10 classes and giving oral reasons on five classes. The results are as follows:

Top 10 Teams Overall

1. Maryland, 2,061 points

2. Pennsylvania, 2,060 points

3. Wisconsin, 2,054 points

4. Minnesota, 2,037 points

5. Kentucky, 2,028 points

6. Missouri, 2,008 points

7. Ohio, 2,006 points

8. New York, 2,001 points

9. Michigan, 1,999 points

10. Virginia, 1,994 points

Top 10 Individuals Overall

1. Trent Dado, Wis., 711 points

2. Julia Doody, Md., 710 points

3. Emily Shaw, Pa., 696 points

4. Tyler Goodlett, Ky., 690 points

5. Travis Troendle, Minn., 688 points

6. Jay Luoma, Mich., 685 points

7. Evan Castrogiovanni, Pa., 685 points

8. Bailee Whitehead, Mo., 685 points

9. Haely Leiding, Minn., 684 points

10. Lauren Luther, N.C., 683 points

Top 10 Team Reasons

1. Maryland, 688 points

2. Wisconsin, 676 points

3. Pennsylvania, 668 points

4. Michigan, 652 points

5. Virginia, 643 points

6. Texas, 643 points

7. Missouri, 640 points

8. Minnesota, 639 points

9. New York, 638 points

10. Kentucky, 636 points

Top 10 Individual Reasons

1. Julia Doody, Md., 236 points

2. Ian Doody, Md., 232 points

3. Emily Shaw, Pa., 231 points

4. Jay Luoma, Mich., 231 points

5. Trent Dado, Wis., 229 points

6. Evan Castrogiovanni, Pa., 226 points

7. Laura Jensen, Wis., 224 points

8. Cody Getschel, Wis., 223 points

9. Courtney Hoff, Md., 220 points

10. Steven Nelson, Mo., 218 points


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