Champions Chosen at KJLS

September 30, 2019

In the grand champion steer drive at the 2019 Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS), a 1,374 lb. Charolais led by Baylor Deyoe of Ulysses captured top honors. Cooper Henson from Holcomb owned the reserve grand, a 1,335 lb. crossbred.

Grace Aust of LaCygne showed the supreme champion breeding heifer, an entry from the Simmental Percentage division. Reserve supreme went to a commercial heifer shown by Abby Wood of Leavenworth.

A 232 lb. dark crossbred shown by Landon Roberts from Hillsboro was named grand champion market hog. Chase Lillard of Abilene exhibited the reserve grand champion, a 288 lb. dark crossbred.

The supreme breeding gilt and champion commercial was exhibited by Marley Sutton of Uniontown. Reserve supreme honors went to the reserve commercial gilt owned by Kinley Morrison from Yates Center.

Kalen Dressler of Eudora led the grand champion market lamb, a 157 lb. blackface. The reserve grand, a 133 lb. blackface lamb, was shown by Grady Allen of Gardner.

Supreme registered breeding ewe honors went to a Hampshire owned by Clay Brillhart of Fort Scott. Reserve supreme was an all-other-breeds (AOB) entry exhibited by Raine Garten from Abilene. 

Brayden Robinson of Garden City showed the grand champion commercial breeding ewe. The reserve champion was led by Raine Garten of Abilene.  

Jack Gilliam of Washington exhibited the grand champion meat goat, weighing 99 lbs. The 72 lb. reserve champion was led by Kenna Cooley from Louisburg. 

Laramie Bruce of Caney owned the supreme champion commercial doe. The reserve supreme was shown by Becca Paine of Hutchinson. 

KJLS was held September 27-29 in Hutchinson. The show is sponsored by the Kansas Livestock Association, Kansas State University, Cargill, Merck Animal Health, Seaboard Foods, Kansas Farm Bureau and Farm Bureau Financial Services, Friends of KJLS, the Kansas Department of Agriculture and American AgCredit.