Liberty Days names winners


FORT LORAMIE — Fort Loramie Liberty Days officials have announced the results of festival contests and games as follows:

Little Miss Independence, Janelle Siegel, daughter of Janet and Mike Siegel; first runner-up, Maddison Gehret, 6, daughter of Ashley and Matt Gehret; second runner-up, Corynn Hoelscher, 6, daughter of Jill and Ted Hoelscher.

Co-ed volleyball tournament: first place, Kim’s Team; second place, Anna Alumnists.

Junior Trivia Challenge: first place, Nate Boerger, Aiden Wehrman and Darren Eilerman; second place, Lauren Bergman, Jada Drees and Colleen Brandewie; third place, Quinn Sholtis, Olivia Borchers and Dani Barhorst.

Miss Independence, Brooke Ruhenkamp, 17, daughter of Diane and Jeff Ruhenkamp; Patriotism Award, Elizabeth Pleiman, 18, daughter of Diane and Mark Pleiman.

National Kiddie Tractor Pull: Ages 3 and 4: first place, Tyson Lehmkuhl; second place, Dominic Koesters; third place, Davis Goubeaux. Ages 5 and 6: first place, Lucas Brandewie; second place, Jake Siegel; third place, Brad Timmerman. Ages 7 and 8: first place, Mason McDermet; second place, Alex Poeppelman; third place, Brycen Sherman.

Kid’s lip sync contest: first place, The Lil’ Skins: Wade Holthaus, John and Evan Siegel, Jack Cotner, Dawson Tennery and Zac Dues; second place, Katrina Berning and Lillian Moore; third place, Ashlyn Stewart.

Kid’s games: Hula hoop: Ages 6 and under: first place, Macy Schafer. Ages 7, 8, 9: first place, Harley Eilerman; second place, Victoria Mescher. Ages 10, 11, 12: first place, Katrina Berning; second place, Jada Drees.

Sack Races: Ages 6 and under: first place, Theodore Gaier; second place, Jake Siegel; Ages 7, 8, 9: first place, Ella Boerger; second place, Colleen Borchers; Ages 10, 11, 12: first place, Brock Ruhenkamp; second place, Ava Turner.

Three-legged race: Ages 6 and under: first place, Theodore Gaier and Jake Siegel; second place, Faye Grudich and Tessa Boerger. Ages 7, 8, 9: first place, Gage Hillenbrand and Ted Schulze; second place, Julian Gaier and Victoria Mescher. Ages 10, 11, 12: first place, Riley Heitkamp and Brooke Holthaus; second place, Makenna Homan and Jada Drees.

Water balloon toss: Ages 7, 8, 9: first place, Gage Hillenbrand and Ted Schulze; second place, Ella Boerger and Colleen Borchers. Ages 10, 11, 12: first place, Derek Meyer and Brock Ruhenkamp; second place, Owen Pleiman and Damon Mescher.

Wheelbarrow race: Ages 6 and under: first place, John Siegel and Theodore Gaier; second place, Tessa Boerger and Faye Grudich. Ages 7, 8, 9: first place, Ella Boerger and Colleen Borchers; second place, Harley Eilerman and Julian Gaier. Ages 10, 11, 12: first place, Colleen Brandewie and Abby Russman; second place, Owen Pleiman and Damon Mescher.

Bean bag tournament: first place youth team, Derek Meyer and Owen Pleiman; second place youth team, Isaac Ratterman and Darren Hoying.

Cutest baby contest: first place, Carter and Cora Grieshop, children of Renee and Jason Grieshop.

Pet parade: Olivia Borchers and Butterscotch, a Yorkiepoo; Ava and Ashlyn Stewart and Benji, a Norwegian terrier.

Raffle: Grand prize winner: John Aselage, of Fort Loramie.

This article was submitted by Fort Loramie Liberty Days.