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Rayli Cunningham of Laverne FFA Wins Supreme Champion Purebred Heifer Drive With Her Angus Champion- Story UPDATED with Breed Champions

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 13:15:53 CDT

Rayli Cunningham of Laverne FFA Wins Supreme Champion Purebred Heifer Drive With Her Angus Champion- Story UPDATED with Breed Champions

The cattle barns were full as over 1,400 Beef Heifers descended upon State Fair Park for the 2018 Oklahoma Youth Expo Beef Heifer Show- which began on Sunday afternoon and concluded Monday evening. The 2018 numbers were up more than 200 compared to the 2017 show- and was a record beef heifer number for OYE.

Multiple Supreme Champions were named out of hte Heifers that paraded in Norrick Arena- The toughest competition was in the Purebred Supreme Drive, with eighteen breeds being represented well after dark on Monday. The 2018 Supreme Champion Purebred Beef Heifer was shown and owned by Rayli Cunningham of the Laverne FFA- capturing top honors with here Angus Breed Champ. Cunningham received a $2,000 Scholarship based on winning the Angus Breed Championship- and another $1,000 Scholarship for being selected Supreme Purebred Champ. Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays talked with her after her Angus heifer was named best in show- and that conversation can be heard later on Tuesday as our Beef Buzz feature for March 13th.

Reserve Supreme Purebred Champion Heifer was the Champion Maine Anjou Heifer- shown by Carlee Clark of the Muldrow 4-H.

The Supreme Champion Breed Influence Beef Heifer Champion was shown by Chloe Clark of Muldrow 4-H for her Mainetainer Champion- the Reserve Supreme Influence Beef Heifer was the Champion Simmental Influence Heifer shown by Colton Sand of Perkins-Tryon FFA.

The Supreme Champion Commercial Beef Heifer for the 2018 OYE was shown and is owned by Shelby Hubbard of Miami FFA.

The Champions and Reserve Champions for each breed and for the Breed Influence Divisons include:

Breed Champion AOB Heifer:            Carlee McCraken, Alva 4-H
Reserve Champion AOB Heifer: Kenzie Hicks, Oklmulgee 4-H

Breed Champion American Aberdeen Heifer:              Newt Hutchison, Sterling 4-H
Reserve Breed Champion American Aberdeen Heifer: Wyatt Coffee, Morrison 4-H

Breed Champion Angus Heifer:            Rayli Cunningham, Laverne FFA (Supreme Champion Purebred Heifer)
Reserve Breed Champion Angus Heifer: Brody Berlowitz, Cushing FFA

Breed Champion Beefmaster Heifer: Dylan Simmons, Owasso FFA
Reserve Breed Champion Beefmaster Heifer:            Jadyn Lingo, El Reno FFA

Breed Champion Brangus Heifer: Tyler Townsend, Milburn 4-H
Reserve Breed Champion Brangus Heifer: Stratton Walck (walk), Lindsey FFA

Breed Champion Brahman Heifer: Ella Hammonds, Broken Bow 4-H
Reserve Breed Champion Brahman Heifer: Addison Hammonds, Broken Bow 4-H

Breed Champion Charolais Heifer: Kelton Arthur, Ripley 4-H
Reserve Breed Champion Charolais Heifer: Savanna Morton, Stratford FFA

Breed Champion Chianina Heifer: Brock Cottrell, Sterling FFA
Reserve Breed Champion Chianina Heifer: Abby Bell, Bristow FFA

Breed Champion Dexter Heifer: Kaylee Harvey, Sperry FFA
Reserve Breed Champion Dexter Heifer: D.W. Moffet, Woodward FFA

Breed Champion Gelbvieh Heifer: Braxton Murray, Lomega FFA
Reserve Breed Champion Gelbveih Heifer: Taryn Cook, Lindsey FFA

Breed Champion Polled Hereford Heifer: Claire Hartin, Madill 4-H
Reserve Breed Champion Polled Hereford Heifer: Lauren Bilderback, El Reno FFA
Third Overall Polled Hereford Heifer:             Riley Huskey, Beggs FFA

Breed Champion Horned Hereford Heifer: Jake Sims, Oklahoma County 4-H
Reserve Breed Champion Horned Hereford Heifer: Cierra Collins, Tillman County 4-H

Breed Champion Limousin Heifer: Shelby Hubbard, Miami FFA
Reserve Breed Champion Limousin Heifer: Tristian Fields, Cleveland FFA

Breed Champion Maine-Anjou Heifer:             Carlee Clark, Muldrow 4-H(Supreme Reserve Champion)
Reserve Breed Champion Maine-Anjou Heifer:            Chancee Clark, Mulrow 4-H

Breed Champion Mini Hereford Heifer:            Wyatt McIntryre, Leedey FFA
Reserve Breed Champion Mini Hereford Heifer: Caitlyn Ramsey, Jefferson Co. 4-H

Breed Champion Red Angus Heifer: Morley Griffith, Dale 4-H
Reserve Breed Champion Red Angus Heifer:              Avery McMurphy, Alva 4-H

Breed Champion Shorthorn Heifer: Brooklyn Bailey, Hydro-Eakly 4-H
Reserve Breed Champion Shorthorn Heifer: Mitchell Burros, Owasso FFA

Breed Champion Simmental Heifer: Braelyn Berlowitz, Cushing FFA
Reserve Breed Champion Simmental Heifer: Kyla Walter, Elk City FFA

For the Influence Division-

Breed Champion Percentage Charolais Heifer:           Turner Longacre, Kellyville 4-H
Reserve Breed Champion Percentage Charolais Heifer:           Trycen King, Blue Jacket FFA
Third Overall Percentage Charolais Heifer:           Abbigale Vargas, Pryor FFA

Breed Champion Maintainer Heifer: Chloe Clark, Muldrow 4-H
Reserve Breed Champion Maintainer Heifer: Adyson Blakey, Stillwater FFQ
Third Overall Percentage Maintainer Heifer: Parker Lockhart, Ft. Gibson 4-H

Breed Champion Shorthorn Plus Heifer: Wyatt Hancock, Oologah FFA
Reserve Breed Champion Shorthorn Plus Heifer:                        Brooklyn Burden, Okarche FFA
Third Overall Shorthorn Plus Heifer:              Kash Harris, Sterling 4-H

Breed Champion Simmental Influence Heifer:                  Colton Sand, Perkins-Tryon FFA      
Reserve Breed Champion Simmental Influence Heifer:             Sammy Taylor, Perkins-Tryons FFA
Third Overall Percentage Simmental Influence Heifer:             Kollin Walter, Elk City FFA

Our Coverage of the 2018 Oklahoma Youth Expo is once again a service of ITC Great Plains, Your Energy Superhighway- learn more about this high voltage, transmission only utility and their commitment to the communities they serve which is the cornerstone of their business-click here for their website.

Reports will be heard daily on great radio stations that cover Oklahoma and that are a part of the Radio Oklahoma Ag Network- on the internet- our reports of the 2018 OYE can be found on the Blue Green Gazette page- available here. We will be adding pictures daily to our official 2018 OYE Album of Photos on FLICKR, found here.

For more information about the Oklahoma Youth Expo, click here for the home page of the OYE website.



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