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Honors awarded at Synergy Showcase XIV

Junior exhibitors put a very high quality set of heifers before judge, Ryan Smejkal at the Synergy Showcase XIV. The event, held Sept. 26th at Smith Genetics, Giddings, Texas saw exhibitors compete in Simmental, Percentage Simbrah and Purebred Simbrah competitions and in showmanship the day before. The show featured $15,000 in prizes and monies for the exhibitors. Several heifers were purchased in the Synergy Sale the night before the show and competed in the contest.

Dusty Schatte served as the showmanship judge for the five divisions, which featured payout up to 10 places. First place received $300 and buckles were awarded to the  top two in each division.

Braden Roehling won the top honors in the Simmental show with his W/C Executive Order daughter, sponsored by Smith Genetics. Callie Heaton took the reserve championship with a CMFM Caught Lookin D929 daughter, sponsored by Smith Genetics/7N Ranch. They won $300 and $150 respectively, along with a buckle for class, overall win and a banner.

Julia Friedrich was selected as the winner of the percentage Simbrah show, with her heifers, sired by Smith Prince Charming, while Jakob Sansom saw his Jass On The Mark 69D sired female take the reserve honor. They won $300 and $150 respectively, along with a buckle for class, overall win and a banner.

In the purebred Simbrah show, the grand champion title went to Louisiana exhibitor, Kathryn Armentor with her heifer sponsored by J&L Cattle Services/Hensgens Bros. Reserve grand honors went to Kaleb Morgan with a Smith Genetics sponsored heifer. Both heifers were sired by Smith Have No Fear and came out of the junior division. Armentor received $3,000, a buckle for class win and overall win, plus a banner. Morgan received $1,500, along with a buckle for class win, buckle for overall honor and a banner.

Madison Morgan won the purebred Simbrah calf division with her Smith CRC Lubbock daughter, while Aiden Glueck took the reserve division title with a female sired by Smith Adventurer 814F. Both heifers were sponsored by Smith Genetics/Temperance Livestock.

In the senior purebred Simbrah division, Jakob Sansom took home the title, with his Smith Bella Xtra Stretch daughter, sponsored by Smith Genetics, while Hallie Hackett won the reserve senior honor with her Smith Just Because daughter, sponsored by McCrary Farms and Smith Genetics.

Braden Roehling exhibited the Synergy Showcase Grand Champion Simmental Heifer.

Callie Heaton exhibited the Synergy Showcase Reserve Grand Champion Simmental Heifer.

Julia Friedrich exhibited the Synergy Showcase Grand Champion Percentage Simbrah Heifer.

Jakob Sansom exhibited the Synergy Showcase Reserve Grand Champion Percentage Simbrah Heifer.

Kathryn Armentor exhibited the Synergy Showcase Grand Champion Purebred Simbrah  Heifer.

Kaleb Morgan exhibited the Synergy Showcase Grand Champion Purebred Simbrah Heifer.

Showmanship-9 and Younger Division, (l to r) Rylan Bell in first, followed by Bryleigh Sandifer, Colson Glueck, Ben Burch and Jacob Merritt.

Showmanship-10-11 Division, (l to r) Bailee Wilson in first, followed by Aiden Glueck, Codi Hill and Emily Burch.

Showmanship 12-13 Division, (l to r) Kathryn Armentor in first, followed by Callie Heaton, Julia Freidrich, Kynlee Grabs, Mallory Demmer, Gavin Hinckley and Rory Die.

Showmanship 14-15 Division, (l to r) Avery Glueck in first, followed by Charlee Bell, Madison Morgan, Lane Guilbeaux, Luke Bauer, Kaleb Morgan, Leah Thorp, Braden Roehling, Madison Funderbunk, Madison Sanders.

Showmanship 16 and Older Division, (l to r) Hallie Hackett in first, followed by Chase Glueck, Kaelyn Floyd, Grant Hinckley, Jakob Sansom, David Williams, Justin Majewski, Hunter Demmer, Kaitlyn Bell, Natalie Ellis