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

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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