Spencer, IA: (May 20, 2015) – Eleven teams competed in the beef eating contest at the Business After Hours social at the Clay County Regional Events Center in Spencer on Tuesday.
The event was sponsored by the Clay County Cattlemen in observance of May, Beef Month.
The winning two-person team was from Prairie Feed & Trucking, with Adam Kraninger & Alex Ewen consuming 5.77 pounds of ribeye steak in 30 minutes. The second-place team, Chad Sorenson & Tom Hagedorn, representing the Clay County Cattlemen, consumed 4.98 pounds. A team from The Andersons, Robert Kollasch & Chris Kernahan, finished third at 4.1 pounds.
The eleven teams donated a dollar for every ounce of steak eaten to Clay County Food for Life which was matched by the Clay County Cattlemen. A total of $626 was raised at last night’s event.
1st – Prairie Feed & Trucking (Adam Kraninger & Alex Ewen) – 5.77#
2nd – Clay County Cattlemen (Chad Sorenson & Tom Hagedorn) – 4.985#
3rd – The Andersons (Robert Kollasch & Chris Kernahan) – 4.1#
4th – Spencer Daily Reporter (Hanna Russman & Nic Padilla) – 4.035#
5th – Spencer Livestock (Adam Juza & Eric Krieger) – 3.55#
6th – Winther-Stave (Kyle Krager & Brad Geelan) 3.465#
7th – Clay County Regional Events Center (Ashley Sorenson & Alicia Hinrickson) – 1.91#
8th – 2003 Team (Dave Hessman & Paul Brenner) – 1.86#
9th – KICD (Ryan Long & Kate Homan) – 1.695#
10th – Clay County Fair Queens (Cassie Day & Cassidy Hanson) – 1.07#
11th – Pork Producers (Greg Lear) – .92#