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Four Flags Area Apple Festival contest winners

Published 6:18pm Monday, October 3, 2011

Old Fashioned Log Cutting Contest

Event chairmen: Rich and Bill Martin

Men 18-60

First — Bob Shoemaker and Tony Douley

Second — Bob Shoemaker and Paul Shoemaker

Boys 14-17

First — Joselyn Douley and Dallas Munger

Second — Joe Monica and Vincent Sallee

Women 18-60

First — Amy Archer and Penny Wagner

Second — Laura Wregs and Sarah Crouch


First — Earl Hein and D. Dutchman

Second — Terry Flint and Earl Hein

Hand Sawing

Girls 5-7

First — Asiah Shaffer

Second — Ariana Jankoviak

Girls 8-10

First — Hayleigh McFadden

Second — Jaimee Chambers

Girls 11-13

First — Katherine Luston

Boys 5-7

First — Christopher Albright

Second — Jay Jankoviak

Boys 8-10

First — Josh Pierce

Second — Tyler Burks

Boys 11-13

First — Jake Kimbrough

Second — Isaiah Crocker

Scarecrow Contest

Chairpersons: Hunter and Diane Janowiak

Most Original

First — Brook Hazinski

Second — Barry Sokoloski

Third (tie) — Pam Alphenaar and Jennifer Klemm


First — Pam Alphenaar

Second — Derrick Brown

Third — Greg Teeter

Not So Scary

First (tie) — Tammie Brown and Pam Alphenaar

Second — Courtney Meyers

Third — Barry Sokoloski

Trike and Big Wheel Race

Ages 2-3 Trike

First — Audrey Keuhn

Second — Gannon Latislaw

Third — Daphne Clark

Ages 4-7 Big Wheel

First — David Kline

Second — Talen Bennett

Third — Kalanie Simpson

Ages 4-5 Bike with Training Wheels

First — Cayden Pachrardt

Second — Brady Clayton

Third — Maria Anderson

Ages 6-7 Bike

First — Hunter Fazi

Second — Zaiden Cowan

Third — Colliln Fazi/Dayton Berger


First — Robert Pachrardt

Second — Mellisa Spencer

Third — Lary Lary

Youth Parade

Chairman: Kellie McCombs

Biggest Group

Northside, Niles, 180 people

Judges’ Favorite Overall

YMCA Learning Tree

Lip Sync Contest

Ages 7-12

First — Ivy Panzak, “Good Morning Baltimore” from “Hairspray”

Second — Courtney ValBelle, “Bigger is Better” by When Pigs Fly

Third — Katie King, “The Climb” by Miley Cyrus

Ages 13-17

First — Hannah Dowden, “It’s the Hard-Knock Life” from “Annie”

Second — Eva Nemeth,” “G-Slide” by Lil Mama

Ages 18 and over

First — Sue Clark, Tracy Bounds and Mary Beth Seals, “All the Wrinkled Ladies” by Anita Renfro

Second — Shari Dowden, “She’s Got You” by Patsy Cline

Third — Barry Sokoloski, “TNT” by AC/DC

Horseshoe Contest


First — Bob Bailey of Niles and Sonny Toney of Galien

Second — Doc Rice and Keith Freese of Middlebury, Ind.

Third — Larry Gilson of Coloma and Rocky Mango of Dowagiac


First — Bob Bailey of Niles

Second — Doc Rice of Middlebury, Ind.

Third — Larry Gilson of Coloma

Grande Parade winners

Chairman: Chuck Craig

Rolling Wheels Award

Steve Harrell/1929 Rumley Oil Pull

Apple Time Award

First Church of God

Heritage Award

Apple Cove Drive-In

Four Flags Award

Miss Edwardsburg

Antique Car Award

Donn Fairchild/1940 Cadillac from D&D Storage

Johnny Appleseed Award

Cub Scout Pack 550

Grand Sweepstakes Award

Miss Eau Claire

Harmony Award

Edwardsburg High School Band

Classic Street Rod Car Club

Michiana Cruisers

Zapple the Apple Award

Huntly Baptist Church

Simon Pokagon Award

Galaxy Roller Rink

Apple Barrel Award

Roger Kempton/Kimmie and Julie Belgian Team

Apple Blossom Award

Positively Dance

Apple Baked Goods


First — Emily Archer, caramel apple squares

Second — Peg Raderstorf, apple pastry squares

Third — Linda Lietz, apple braid with French cream

Fourth — Amy Archer, apple raspberry almond


First — Elaine Marsh, apple pie

Second — Emily Stratton, apple pecan crumble

Third — Margie Bass, caramel Dutch apple pie


First — Tina Pugh, apple surprise

Second — Peggy Wagner, apple praline cake

Third — Betty Trimmreck, garden apple cake

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