Butts N Clucks hits its stride

Published: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 08:30 AM.

The biggest winners were Team Big Top who won the coveted golden apron for best in show. They also took third place for pork and first place for chicken with a remarkable 89 points.

“That is something you just don’t see. It’s a very high score. They are up there with the best of the best,” said Solomon.

“Hairs are standing up on the back of my neck,” said Richard Wade after donning golden the apron.

The Big Top chicken, served with a choice of four sauces was smoky and so tender it literally fell off the bone.

Norred and the Pogy Road Porkers walked away with the award for best display.

All of the competitors sold out of food by closing at 4 p.m. They earned a grand total of $1,150.Team Big Top sold almost $1,000 worth of dinners and sandwiches.

“I was shocked,” said Karl Lucy. “We counted it three times to be sure we were right.”

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