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Terry Vaughn reigns supreme at demo derby

Still in his helmet, minutes after the race, winner Terry Vaughn gets a handshake from second place, Eric Parham.  Still in his helmet, minutes after the race, winner Terry Vaughn gets a handshake from second place, Eric Parham. Tribune photo by Ben Wetzel

It was a slug fest of metal with Terry Vaughn of Cody wrecking his way to victory in the final bout at the Park County Fair Demolition Derby Saturday night.

As usual, it was sold out as the crowd screamed for their favorite drivers.

Reeling around the field like a crumpled can with wheels, Terry Vaughn, in No. 39, won the contest of endurance and daring.

In the first four qualifying heats, death was quick for the crushed cars, many of which looked as though they had been through the meat grinder before entering the raucous field of battle.

In the final fight, Terry Vaughn, Eric Parham, Gary Brewer and Scott Vaughn squared-off. By then, their cars were crumpled hulks of steel, tailing steam, exhaust and twisted fenders.

In just a few minutes, Terry Vaughn was the last car running.

Winners

Final

Terry Vaughn, first; Eric Parham, second; Gary Brewer, third; and Scott Vaughn, fourth.

Herby Derby winner was Ryan Berchtold.

Powder Puff winner was Kaya Chouinard.

Best appearance: Dereck Hutzenbieler.

Heat No. 1 winners were Eric Parham and Dylan Hutzenbieler.

Heat No. 2 winners were Gary Brewer and Terry Vaughn.

Heat No. 3 winners were Alan Teppert and Tyler McIntosh. 

Heat No 4 winners were Scott Vaughn and RJ Chouinard.

Grudge match winners were Ron Chouinard and Travis Kovach.

Heat No. 1 pin winner was Eric Parham.

Heat No. 2 pin winners were Mark Senn and Gary Brewer.

Heat No. 3 pin winners were Rudy DeHaan, Jr. and Alan Teppert.

Heat No. 4 pin winners were RJ Chouinard and Scott Vaughn.

Grudge match pin winner was Josh Lovelady.

Final match pin winner was RJ Chouinard.

Powder Puff pin winner was Erin Lovelady.

Herby Derby pin winner was Ryan Berchtold.

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