Pie-off: Bakers wait anxiously as judges try their creations
By Matthew Whittle
Published in News on October 3, 2012 1:46 PM
Faith Christian Academy seniors Meghen Meleny, left, and Meredith Clark stand with their pies as they bring them in for judging at Tuesday's pie baking contest at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. Meghen won first place in the Junior Custard Division. Meredith won third place in the Junior "Other" Division.
Alonzo Beale, partner at J.J. Ashley Bakery, samples the pies in the Adult Cream Division. Beale was one of the five judges giving out marks -- and praise -- at the contest.
DUDLEY -- As contestants brought in their pies and then sat patiently waiting as the judges carefully evaluated each one Tuesday afternoon, it was hard to tell who was sweating more -- the pies or their creators. With temperatures climbing...
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