PHILIPSBURG – With the number of watermelons at Heritage Days, a passer-by might have assumed that comedian/prop comic Gallagher was getting ready to perform.
That was not the case.
Wednesday night marked the return of the Watermelon Eating Contest at Philipsburg Heritage Days. Kids of all ages took part in the event, with the top three in each category winning medals.
The winners are as follows:
Under 4: 1st – Matayha Kerin, 4, of Hawk Run
2nd – Oliver Harpster, 4, of Philipsburg
3rd — Brandon Hahn, 4, of Phililpsburg
1st – Leilani Harpster, 6, of Philipsburg
2nd – Mya McElhinney, 5, of State College
3rd – Gabe Dyke, 5, of Philipsburg
1st – Karly Good, 9, of Philipsburg
2nd – Brady Ridgley, 10, of Phililpsburg
3rd – Keegan Perks, 8, of Philipsburg
1st – Audrey Wowrynovic, 13, of Philipsburg
2nd – Rachel Little, 11, of Morrisdale
3rd – Thomas Kelley, 12, of Osceola Mills
1st — Sarah Chorle of Philipsburg
2nd – Brittany High of West Decatur
3rd – Gina Maruschak of Philipsburg
Editor’s note: Special thanks to Jaime Bumbarger for providing the results.