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4-H'ers test their knowledge

The Senior Rabbit I teams includes Darren Radil, Dan Wagner, Nicole Egenes, Anna Wagner.

Nine teams from Douglas County 4-H participated in the 4-H Regional Project Bowl held in Foley on March 7.

Patterned after the golden-oldie TV show, "College Bowl," the project bowl challenges teams of three to six youth in their knowledge of certain 4-H project areas.

Currently there are seven different bowls - Dairy, Dog, General Livestock, Wildlife, Horse, Poultry and Rabbit.

There are five Regional Bowls followed by the State Bowl. For each bowl there are two divisions - junior and senior. Junior teams are composed of 4-H'ers in grades 3-8 and senior teams are composed of members in grades 4 through 4-H graduation.

Regional winners advance to the State Bowl, and state winners in dairy, general livestock, horse and poultry go on to national competitions.

Teams competing at the Regional Project Bowl are listed below. The teams marked with an asterisk (*) will advance to the 4-H State Project Bowl on April 18 in Foley.

*Senior Rabbit 1: Grand Champion - Anna Wagner, Brandon; Daniel Wagner, Brandon; Darren Radil, Alexandria; Nicole Egenes, Alexandria.

*Senior Rabbit 2: Reserve Champion - Bailey Morris, Brandon; Jordin Otto, Brandon; Brittany Torgrimson, Alexandria; Patrick Wagner, Brandon; Kendra Torgrimson, Alexandria.

*Junior Rabbit 1: Reserve Champion - Brittany Mattocks, Brandon; Megan Egenes, Alexandria; Daykota Blowers, Brandon; Kayla Parent, Alexandria.

Junior Rabbit 2: 6th place - Kayla Egenes, Alexandria; Kyle Reed, Osakis; Justin Mattocks, Brandon.

*Senior General Livestock: Reserve Champion - Jared Sanborn, Alexandria; Heather Huwe, Alexandria; Jodee Oelke, Barrett; John Oelke, Barrett.

Junior General Livestock: 5th place - William Schroeder, Brandon; Michael Way, Evansville; Grant Yohnke, Carlos; Megan Kokett, Brandon; Jackie Oelke, Barrett.

*Junior Poultry 1: Reserve Champion - Ariel Way, Garfield; Megan Way, Garfield; Molly Schouweiler, Alexandria; Gabby Way, Garfield.

*Junior Poultry 2: 5th place - Ethan Way, Evansville; Jordan Lund, Evansville; Riley Terhaar (Pope County); Jared Sorenson (Pope County).

*Junior Horse: Reserve Champion - Jenna Hedstrom, Alexandria; Angela Bowman, Osakis; Samantha Schlosser, Alexandria; Paige Gabrielson, Alexandria.