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2012 Lincoln County Fair names hog wrestling champions

The 2012 Lincoln County Fair continued on Tuesday with the main event in the arena bringing in fans of hog wrestling.  Using a Bentonite solution which creates an extremely slippery sludge, 44 teams tried to take their respective pigs and put them in barrels.  The older divisions had to deal with larger hogs and taller barrels.

The Youth division winners were the Bacon Babes with a time of 7.78 seconds.  The team was made up of Sierra Humbert, Mckenna Welchman, Stetson Hoopes and Jace Hoopes.  The Women’s division was taken by the Home Grown team with a time of 33.99 seconds.  Team members were Raelynn Rogers, Kimberly Weber, Aislinn Lewis and Alex Whiteside.


The Junior division was won by the Justice League with a time of 8.37 seconds. It was determined that the superhero squad exposed their secret identities known as Caitlyn Turner, Megan Krebs, Shayla Patterson and Emily Wolfley.

Finally, the Men’s category was claimed by the Simplot team with at time of 14.45 seconds.  The team put their bacon in the barrel with the squad of Grant Williams, Jake Sanderson, Dustin Hansen and Noah Millel.

Look for more results and details in the August 2, 2012 edition of the Star Valley Independent.

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