Hunt­ing pests for school fundraiser

Stratford Press - - News -

Dozens of pigs, rab­bits, goats and pos­sums met their fate dur­ing the Toko School Pig Hunt.

Held over Labour Week­end, the weather was per­fect for the suc­cess­ful event. In the kids’ sec­tion there were 91 rab­bit, hare, pos­sum and goat head en­tries. There were 78 pigs en­tries, and 31 pigs were weighed in on the day.

The event also fea­tured en­ter­tain­ment, with flights from Pre­ci­sion He­li­copters, a bouncy cas­tle, ob­sta­cle course and lolly scram­ble keep­ing the kids busy.

■ Toko School Pig Hunt Re­sults 2018: ● Kids — Goat head — Ruby Jor­dan (1st)

75.9cm, Ash Hawkins (2nd)

75.8cm and Gus Waite (3rd)

71.9cm. Kids — Big Three (rab­bit, hare pos­sum)Char­lie Wis­newski (1st)

12.5kg, Sam Wat­son (2nd)

11.9kg and Caleb Dunn

(3rd)11.7kg.

● Heav­i­est boar — Brett Col­lett (1st) 116.2kg, Craig Wat­son (2nd) 83.4kg, Michael John­ston (3rd)

71.8kg, Wayne Bal­dock (4th)

66.2kg and Jack Jor­dan (5th)

64.4kg. Av­er­age weight win­ner: Matt Fabish 48.2kg. Lower av­er­age: Cordel Green­hill 47.6kg, up­per av­er­age: Leighton John­ston,

52.8kg. Best tusks: Bob Scott

(1st), Brett Col­lett (2nd) and Mike John­ston (3rd).

Dozens of pesky pos­sums met their fate at Labour Week­end.

Bouncy cas­tle fun.

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