LCHS Ag

Twelve of the 13 members on Lincoln County High School’s Agricultural Mechanics Team finished district and mid-state competition recently with first place wins. The team includes (front, from left) Nic Bradley, Anna Thornton, Claire Mullins, Carlie Mullins, Kragen Doud, Alex Moore, (back) Lane Smith, Will Mullins, Nic Moon, Lilly Tanner, Jake Sorrells, Daniel Mendez, Peyton Clark, Dylan Smith, Carter Berryhill, and Hank Bayless.

Lincoln County High School’s Agricultural Mechanics Team competed in district contests, held March 1 and hosted by LCHS.

There were six teams competing in the 11 different skills, and Lincoln County finished with nine first place wins and two second place wins.

After winning the district, the team moved on to the Middle Tennessee Agricultural Mechanics Skills Contest, held Murfreesboro on March 9. There, the team finished third in Middle Tennessee.

Team members and their contest placement include the following:

Lane Smith, who won a second place and first place in plumbing; Jake Sorrells, who won a first place and third place in block laying; Will Mullins, who won a first place and fourth place in three-way electricity; Kragen Doud, who won a first place in tool identification; Nic Moon, who won a first place and second place and welding; Peyton Clark, who won a first place and second place in cutting;

Daniel Mendez, who won first place in rafter cutting; Dylan Smith, who won second place in small engine; Hank Bayless, who won first place in board fitting; Claire Mulling and Carlie Mullins, who won two first place awards in land elevation; and Nic Bradley and Alex Moore, who also won two first place awards in land measuring.

At the two contests, there were 12 out of the 13 team members who finished with first place wins, said Bradford, citing Claire Mullins, Carlie Mullins, Nic Bradley and Alex Moore, who each had first place wins in both contests.

Instructors offered special thanks to Lillie Tanner for filling in for small engines, and Carter Berryhill, Anna Thornton, and Tiffany Patterson for assisting with the contests,” he added.

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