Moffat County youths fared well at this year's Colorado State Fair in Pueblo. Pictured above are, clockwise from left, Andrea Maneotis, Karissa Maneotis, Darren McLaughlin and Dustin McLaughlin. Karissa was named grand champion in market goat and market goat showmanship. Darren won grand champion in market lamb.

Karen Maneotis/courtesy

Moffat County youths fared well at this year's Colorado State Fair in Pueblo. Pictured above are, clockwise from left, Andrea Maneotis, Karissa Maneotis, Darren McLaughlin and Dustin McLaughlin. Karissa was named grand champion in market goat and market goat showmanship. Darren won grand champion in market lamb.

Moffat County does well with livestock at state fair

State fair results - Moffat County

Market goats:

• Class 3301, Lightweight - Karissa Maneotis, first place

• Class 3304, Medium weight - Karissa Maneotis, third place

• Class 3304, Medium weight - Makayla Goodnow, fourth place

• Class 3304, Medium weight - Alexi Goodnow, fifth place

• Class 3304, Medium weight - Makayla Goodnow, seventh place

• Class 3304, Medium weight - Makayla Goodnow, 10th place

• Class 3308, Heavyweight - Makayla Goodnow, second place

• Class 3320, Champion Lightweight Market Goat - Karissa Maneotis

Market Goat Showmanship Senior Division (16-18 years) Class 3355:

• Karissa Maneotis, champion

Market Goat Showmanship Intermediate Division (13-15 years) Class 3356:

• Makayla Goodnow, fifth place

Market Goat Showmanship Junior Division (8-12 years) Class 3357:

• Alexi Goodnow, fourth place

Market beef:

• Class 1707, Market Steers - Bryanne Runnion, seventh place

• Class 1710, Market Steers - Call Camblin, second place

Market Beef Showmanship, Intermediate Division (13-15 years) Class 1773:

• Call Camblin, second place

Market lambs:

• Class 5102, Black Face, Lightweight - Karissa Maneotis, fourth place

• Class 5104, Black Face, Lightweight - Karissa Maneotis, third place

• Class 5104, Black Face, Lightweight - Jerica DeLong, fourth place

• Class 5104, Black Face, Lightweight - Makayla Goodnow, eleventh place

• Class 5105, Black Face, Middleweight - Mandi Ellgen, seventh place

• Class 5106, Black Face, Middleweight - Jerica DeLong, ninth place

• Class 5110, Black Face, Light Heavyweight - Darren McLaughlin, first place

• Class 5110, Black Face, Light Heavyweight - Jerica DeLong, seventh place

• Class 5112, Black Face, Light Heavyweight - Darren McLaughlin, third place

• Class 5113, Black Face, Heavyweight - Darren McLaughlin, first place

• Class 5114, Black Face, Heavyweight - Karissa Maneotis, seventh place

• Class 5114, Black Face, Heavyweight - Jerica DeLong, eleventh place

• Class 5116, Black Face, Heavyweight - Darren McLaughlin, second place

• Class 5116, Black Face, Heavyweight - Makayla Goodnow, eleventh place

Black Face, Light Heavyweight Class 5148:

• Darren McLaughlin, champion

Market Lamb Class 5198:

• Darren McLaughlin, grand champion

Market Lamb Showmanship Senior Division (16-18 years):

• Karissa Maneotis, sixth place

Market Lamb Showmanship Junior Division (8-12 years):

• Jerica DeLong, reserve champion

Market hogs:

• Class 6001, Hampshire - Nathan Chapman, fifth place

• Class 6003, Hampshire - Andrea Maneotis, second place

• Class 6100, Other Purebreds - Andrea Maneotis, fourth place

• Class 6101, Other Purebreds - Mackenzie Camblin, ninth place

• Class 6300, Yorkshire - Andrea Maneotis, second place

• Class 6301, Yorkshire - Nathan Chapman, second place

• Class 6401, Crossbreeds - Call Camblin, seventh place

• Class 6402, Crossbreeds - Karissa Maneotis, seventh place

• Class 6404, Crossbreeds - Jerica DeLong, ninth place

• Class 6406, Crossbreeds - Jerica DeLong, sixth place

• Class 6408, Crossbreeds - Karissa Maneotis, eighth place

Market Swine Showmanship Junior Division (8 -12 years):

• Andrea Maneotis, eighth place

Results of the 4-H Dog Show:

• Bryson Davis, Junior Novice (8-10 years), qualifier

• Kayla Hall, Intermediate Open, eighth place

• Imelda Hernandez, Senior Open, qualifier

• Trey Norton, Intermediate Open, qualifier

The results are in from the Colorado State Fair livestock show, which took place Aug. 28 through Sept. 7 in Pueblo.

Moffat County exhibitors brought home an impressive number of awards in market beef, goat, lamb and swine entries.

Darren McLaughlin exhibited the grand champion lamb at the state fair for the second year in a row.

Aardvark, Darren's lamb, was a black face, light heavyweight that weighed 140 pounds. The Sam Brown Family bought the lamb during the state fair Junior Livestock Sale for $10,000.

Darren received several awards for the champion honor, including a belt buckle (donated by CLA), a hanging show box (from Moorman Show Tec.), a trophy (from Colorado State University) and a banner (from the Colorado State Fair).

Darren is the son of Willis and Kelly McLaughlin.

Karissa Maneotis, daughter of Nick and Karen Maneotis, showed the grand champion goat at the state fair. It sold to TIC Canyon Valley Electric during the Junior Livestock Sale.

Karissa also was the champion goat showman in the senior division (ages 16 to 18) during the fair.

As a showmanship champion, Karissa received a $1,000 scholarship to Northeastern Junior College and a belt buckle, donated by Greeley Elevator.

For her champion goat placing, she received a belt buckle (donated by the Colorado Classic Show Wethers Sale Group), a hanging show box (from ADM Alliance Nutrition), and a banner and duffle bag (from Colorado State Fair).

Jerica DeLong, daughter of Jerry and Phyllis DeLong, won reserve champion in junior division lamb showmanship.

Congratulations to all of the Moffat County exhibitors. You all have worked hard and made us proud.

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