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Father, Son Are Top Garden Tractor Pullers at Hunterdon 4-H Fair

Tom Molnar, a fair director, with Kenny Modica Jr. and Ken Modica Sr., both winners in the Garden Tractor Pull at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair.
Here’s Alexia Billhardt, a winner, with Vicky Zeng of Raritan Township, who helped organize the Garden Tractor Pull at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair.
Here’s Scott Fillius, a winner, with Vilma Hockenbury of Raritan Township, who helped organize the Garden Tractor Pull at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair.
Kenny Modica Jr. of Milford won his class in the Garden Tractor Pull at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. He’s with Irv Hockenbury of Raritan Township, who helped organize it.
Ken Modica Sr. of Milford won his class in the Garden Tractor Pull at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. He’s with Tom Molnar, a fair director.
Here’s Scott Rasile of Flemington, who won his class in the Garden Tractor Pull at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. He’s with Vicky Zeng, who helped run the contest.

EAST AMWELL – The Garden Tractor Pull at the 2017 Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair had classes for adult men, adult women and young people. A father and his teen son from Milford both won their classes. And a Raritan Borough woman won hers.

In the 900-pound tractor class, first place went to Kenny Modica Jr. 13, of Milford, who with a Cub Cadet pulled the weighted sled 74 feet, 1 inch. Second went to Hunter Donaruma, 17, of Flemington, using a Cub Cadet to pull 72 feet, 9 inches. In third was Carter Wright, 12, of Stockton, also with a Cub Cadet 108 and going 60 feet, 9 inches.

Here are the 900-pound tractor adult men class results: first, Scott Rasile, Flemington, Wheel Horse, 60 feet, 3 inches; second, Steven Fillius, Mount Holly, Wheel Horse, 53 feet 1 inch; third, Wes Lambert, Phillipsburg, Cub Cadet 126, 51 feet, 10 inches

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For the 1,000-pound tractor adult men: first, Scott Fillius, Mount Holly, Wheel Horse, 75 feet, 2 inches; second, Stephen Koehler, Stockton, Cub Cadet, 57 feet, 10 inches; third, Scott Rasile, Flemington, Cub Cadet, 56 feet even.

Among 1,100-pound tractor adult men, first, Ken Modica Sr., Milford, Cub 1050, 76 feet even; second, Rob Charles, Ringoes, Cub Cadet 128, 66 feet, 8 inches; third, Doug Brady, Flemington, Cub Cadet, 61 feet, 3 inches.

In the 900-pound tractor class for women, first went to Alexia Billhardt, Raritan, Cub Cadet, 63 feet, 5 inches; second, Audra Waisenpacker, Stockton, Cub Cadet 108, 42 feet, 6 inches; and third, Judy Lambert, Phillipsburg, Cub Cadet 128, 40 feet, 4 inches.

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