The Blue Ribbon market lamb auction at the Washington Fair Saturday was among the best ever for the young exhibitors with nearly a 33 percent increase from the previous year.

The total sales were $32,904, compared to $22,197.50 in 2017.

There were 24 Blue Ribbon lambs sold in the auction.

Braun Lebish, Union, exhibited the champion market lamb that weighed 143 pounds, and sold for $22.50 per pound. The lamb was purchased for $3,217.50 by Dolan Realtors.

The reserve champion market lamb was exhibited by Karson Eads, Marthasville. It weighed 117 pounds and sold for $12.50 per pound. It was purchased by JM Equipment for $1,462.50

The market price Saturday for lambs was between $1.30-$1.45 per pound.

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Listed in order are the exhibitors, addresses, buyers, weights, prices paid per pound and the total prices paid.

Danielle Gerding, Union, Gerstner Electric Inc., 123, $7, $861.

Lauren Brueggemann, Marthasville, Jane and Doug Reed, 120, $7, $840.

Samantha Kleekamp, Union, TLH Trucking, 130, $7, $910.06.

Hunter Straatmann, Labadie, Straatmann Feed of New Melle, 124, $13, $1,612.

Alina Cottrell, Union, Bill Cottrell, 122, $23, $2,806.

Connor Briggs, Beaufort, Jim Brinker Recycling, 127, $16, $2,032.

Amber Gerlemann, Beaufort, Law Office of Samantha Cerutti-Wacker, Washington, 142, $8, $1,136.

Grant Cottrell, Union, Bill Cottrell, 121, $23, $2,783.

Adam Bolzenius, Beaufort, Mike and Jeanne Wood, 124, $8, $992.

Alex Bolzenius, Beaufort, 6D Livestock and Sheep Shearing, 139, $8, $1,112.

Drew Van Booven, Washington, Missouri Land Sales, 106, $9, $954.

Abigail Gilbert, Union, Placht Farm, Lyon Country Meats, 139, $8, $1,112.

Isabelle Gilbert, Union, Citizens Bank of New Haven/Pacific/Gerald/Washington, 128, $8, $1,024.

Dalton Schmidt, Defiance, Zick Voss-Politte and Richardson PC, 122, $8, $976.

Gabriel Briggs, Beaufort, Beth and Jason Grellner, 124, $10, $1,240.

Bradlee Crismon, Washington, Over the Brook Catering, Fernweh Distilling Company, 107, $10, $1,070.

Kaycee Feth, Beaufort, Brinker, LLC, 150, $9, $1,350.

Katie Feth, Beaufort, TLH Trucking, 129, $9, $1,161.

Wyatt Davis, New Haven, U Team, 125, $9, $1,125.

Amelia Davis, New Haven, Wells Fargo Advisors/Bill Rennick, 127, $8, $1,016.

Emma Gerdes, New Haven, Hillsboro Title Company, 139, $8, $1,112.

Jacob Gerdes, New Haven, Zick Voss-Politte and Richardson PC, 125, $8, $1,000.