Kyle Epp, 4-year-old son of David and Jennifer Epp, and Charlotte Silhan, 4-year-old daughter of Fred and Staci Silhan earned the right to move on Sept. 11 at Hutchinson.
Kyle claimed first place with two full pulls. According to his father, Kyle has never had anything but a full pull in his qualifying competitions. Kyle pulled twice to complete a tie-breaker.
Charlotte took second place in the 4-year-old girls’ division, with a pull of 26 feet, 2 inches.
Kyle’s older brother, Lincoln, and Charlotte’s older brother, Thurston, competed at the state event in the boys’ 6-year-old division. The Epp brothers qualified for the state fair at the Marion County Fair and the Silhan children qualified at both Redneck in Ramona and Goessel Threshing Days.