Winners in tractor/truck pull competitions


BELLVILLE — Competition in the truck and tractor pull Sunday was fierce, with people showing their skills in a variety of classes.

There were cut tire antiques, several classes of regular antique trucks, work stock diesel and limited street gas trucks, plus other classes.

People from the Clear Fork valley did well in several competitions.

Two Bellville people placed in the 4500# cut tire antique class. Ron Brokaw of Bellville pulled the farthest, 252.71,

to earn first place.

Other placers were Wes Weiss, Bellville, second; Mike Snyder, North Robinson, third; Gary Jones, Ravenna, fourth; Gary Seasly, Republine, fifth; Larry Sauder, West Salem, sixth; and Wes Weiss, Bellville, seventh. To place twice Weiss used two different vehicles: an AC WD, and an AC WD 45.

The five top placers in the work stock diesel were Sam Ceabel, Bowling Green, first; John Sounders, Willard, second; Mike Snyder, Shelby, third; Mike Peabody, Nova, fourth; Jason Shopp, Butler, fifth; and Curtis Trent, Beach City, sixth.

In the 3700# antique tractor/truck competition, people who placed were: Ron Weiss, Bellville, first with a distance of 232.53; Blake Riel, West Salem, second; Art Williams, Mansfield, third; and Barry Fluty, Mt. Gilead, fourth.

In the limited street gas trucks competition people who placed were Brandon Stevens, Greenwich, first with a distance of 320.8; Chanler McCormach, Greenwich, second; Ryan Klickman, Lima, third; Rich Vaughn, Mount Vernon, fourth;

Jessie Vaughn, Ashley, fifth; Joe Lepley, Bellevue, sixth; Tucker Burson, Perrysville, seventh; Dick Rowland, Shelby, eighth; and Mason Swank, Butler, ninth.

Staff report