Area youth compete in Kiddie Tractor Pull at Fair

Winners of the 50-75 lbs. division of the Kiddie Tractor Pull Monday night at the fair, from left, are: first place, Carter Petree, 8, son of Garret and Shonda Petree, Tipton; second, Garett Swearingen, 7, son of Chris Swearingen and Trisha Scheidt, California; and third, Matthew Bolfing, 9, son of Charles and Dianna Bolfing, McGirk.

Winners of the 50-75 lbs. division of the Kiddie Tractor Pull Monday night at the fair, from left, are: first place, Carter Petree, 8, son of Garret and Shonda Petree, Tipton; second, Garett Swearingen, 7, son of Chris Swearingen and Trisha Scheidt, California; and third, Matthew Bolfing, 9, son of Charles and Dianna Bolfing, McGirk. Photo by April Arnett.

The Kiddie Tractor Pull drew approximately 70 entrants Monday, Aug. 6, at the Moniteau County Fair, where each competitor pedaled with hopes of achieving the best pull in their weight division.

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Hayden Kilmer competes in the 0-49 lbs. division of the Kiddie Tractor Pull Monday, Aug. 6, at the Moniteau County Fair, California.

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Winners of the Over 100 lbs. division of the Kiddie Tractor Pull Monday night at the fair, from left, are: first place, Hanna Mueller, 11, daughter of Lisa and Harold Mueller, Jr., Jefferson City; second, Nicholas Althoff, 11, son of Davin and Bridget Althoff, California; and third, Sierra Mueller, 9, daughter of Lisa and Harold Mueller, Jr., Jefferson City.

Entrants competed in four weight divisions: 0-49 lbs., 50-75 lbs., 76-100 lbs., and over 100 lbs. The top three finishers (with the longest pulls) in each division were presented trophies.

Event coordinator Chuck Inglish said attendance was good at this year's Kiddie Tractor Pull and the extreme heat relented, which made for a pleasant evening for all who attended.

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Winners of the 76-100 lbs. division of the Kiddie Tractor Pull Monday night at the fair, from left, are: first place, Kyle Riley, 11, son of Kent and Jennifer Riley, California; second, Hannah Hill, 11, daughter of Brian and Emilie Hill, California; and third, Shaylyn Bax, 9, daughter of Eric Bax and Joanie Ferguson, California.

For more of this story check out the Aug. 8 issue of the California Democrat.

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