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Escuelita hosts ninth annual cookoff


Thomas Olmos (L) and Nick Huerta of Los Chili Guys sample their entry, which won its category. 
Reporter/Mike Brown Thomas Olmos (L) and Nick Huerta of Los Chili Guys sample their entry, which won its category. Reporter/Mike Brown La Escuelita, the site of Rockdale’s historic former Hispanic school, hosted the ninth annual Fall Cookoff on Saturday.

In addition to cookoff divisions, the day also featured horseshoe and washer tournaments, music and lots of visiting.

Julie Smith, spokesperson, listed results of al events as follows:

COOKOFF

Beans—1. Bottle Tippin’, Finger Lickin’ No. 1, Lisa Bogard and Pilar Moreno; 2. Terry and Joe Grimaldo.

Chili—1. Los Chili Guys, Victor Olmos, Thomas Olmos and Nick Huerta; 2. 2- J Cookers, John Cavazos and James Cavazos; 3. Lisa Olmos.

Menudo—1. Bottle Tippin’, Finger Lickin’ No. 1, Lisa Bogard and Pilar Moreno; 2. 2-J Cookers, John Cavazos and James Cavazos.


Perfect fall day featured barbecue, music, lots of visiting. Perfect fall day featured barbecue, music, lots of visiting. Chicken—1. Bottle Tippin’, Finger Lickin’ No. 1, Chad Thomas and Maudie Thomas; 2. Bottle Tippin’, Finger Lickin’ No. 1, Lisa Bogard and Pilar Moreno; 3. 2-J Cookers, John Cavazos and James Cavazos.

Pork—1. Bottle Tippin’, Finger Lickin’ No. 2, Chad Thomas and Maudie Thomas; 2. Bottle Tippin’, Finger Lickin’ No. 1, Lisa Bogard and Pilar Moreno.

Beef—1. Bottle Tippin’, Finger Lickin’ No. 2, Chad Thomas and Maudie Thomas; 2. Bottle Tippin’, Finger Lickin’ No. 1, Lisa Bogard and Pilar Moreno; 3. 2-J Cookers, John Cavazos and James Cavazos.

WASHER TOURNEY

First—Pilar Moreno and Lisa Bogard.

Second—Arthur Gomez and Thomas Montelongo.

Third—Fred Silva and Bryan Silva

HORSESHOE TOURNEY

First—John Straley and Virdene Straley.

Second—Hoss Gomez and Oscar DeLa Cruz.

Third—David Montelongo and Fred Silva.


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