Texas Tech Wool Judging Team Places First at Houston Livestock Show
A Texas Tech team has finished their season with a decisive victory.
The Texas Tech wool judging Red team finished first with a total score of 2,201 points in the Houston Livestock Show’s Intercollegiate Wool Judging Contest. They finished 24 points ahead of their nearest competitor. The Red Raiders’ black team scored 2,163 points and finished third overall.
Other teams that finished at the top include Angelo State University, Colorado State University, and Texas A&M University.
Five of the top 10 individuals were from Texas Tech. Freshman Colton Coker of Roby finished second, followed by Ward Kerr who placed third. Kassandra Ognoskie finished 7th, Tayler Green placed 9th, and Austin Langemeier placed 10th.
“We had a successful year with some narrow defeats,” said Team coach Aaron Jennings. “Winning Houston was a true testament to this team’s talent and work ethic. I fully expect these students to continue to have great success in the Texas Tech judging program.
This particular contest was the final contest for the team, comprised of all freshman students.