just a few peas make a big difference. Janet
Pitts of Stephens narrowly edged out Molene Bailey of Emerson in the World Cup
PurpleHull Pea Shelling Competition at Saturday’s Emerson PurpleHull Pea
In five minutes, Pitts shelled 8 3/4 ounces of purplehulls, compared to
Bailey’s 8 5/8 ounces. Doeleta
Weaver of Emerson took third place, shelling 7 3/8 ounces.
All three top finishers are former World Cup pea shelling champs.
In the Youth Division, Danielle Iverson of Springhill outshelled the
competition to take top honors, shelling 3 1/4 ounces in five minutes.
Second place went to Sarah Clendenen of Piasa, Illinois, with 3 1/8
ounces. Third place was a tie
between Phillip Fields of Emerson, and Tasha Moore of Falcon, Arkansas, each
shelling 2 7/8 ounces.
The World Cup PurpleHull Pea Shelling Competition was sponsored by Lake
Sue Nursery & Farm Supply of Magnolia.
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