State fiddling winners announced

Staff Report

PICKENS – Winners of the 2016 S.C. State Fiddling Championship held recently at Hagood Mill were:

Adult Old Time Fiddle Category

First: Senior Old Time Fiddle Category: Andy Brooks from Liberty

Second: Josh Johnson of Pickens

Third (tie): Lillie Rogers of Salem and Jim Graddick of Blythewood

Junior Fiddle (16 and under)

First: Mary Johnson of Pickens

Second: Cade Kennedy of Belton

Third: Amelia Tebalt of Seneca

Senior “Wild Cat” Open

First: Freddy Vanderford of Buffalo

Second: Owen Grooms of Pisgah Forest, N.C.

Third” Bob and Melody Thomason of Santee Ga.

Junior “Wild Cat” Open

First: David Saffro of Powdersville

Second: Amelia Tebalt of Seneca

Third: Cade and Shea Kennedy of Belton

Old Time Banjo

First: Owen Grooms of Pisgah Forest, N.C.

Second: Andy Brooks of Liberty

Third: Arthur Bruce of Taylors


First (tie): Danielle Yother of Pickens and Glen Craver of Winston-Salem, N.C.

Second: Jim Graddick of Blythewood

Third: Shea Kennedy of Belton

Old Time String Band

First: Rocky Bottom Ramblers

Second: Half Past 12

Third: Bruce Family Band

Staff Report

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