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Frisco awards stars and stripes

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Summit Daily/Eric Drummond

FRISCO ” The town of Frisco wrapped up its star”spangled Fourth of July celebration this week by naming the winners in its parade and kid’s fishing derby, both of which generated great delight.

The Summit County Independent Alliance won the “Best of Parade” award, besting 63 other entries that entertained some 18,000 spectators on Friday.

Meanwhile, two-year-old Ethan Pulley hauled in the biggest fish for kids under 5, and Anna Polley and Alex Lehman, both 9, tied for the older kids’ category.

Honorable mention went to the Moran family, which caught a muskrat twice and helped with de-hooking fish.

The full list of winners:

Best of Parade (money and trophy): Summit County Independent Alliance

Business category (trophy): First place ” Round the World Toys; second place ” Copper Mountain Summer.

Vehicle category (trophy): First place ” Mike Kimball and his 1957 Cushman Eagle Scooter in yellow; second place ” Dan O’Neal and his 1929 Packard Roadster in blue.

Animals category (trophy): First place ” High Country Horsemanship; second place ” Ptarmigan Pony Club.

Children’s category (money): First place, $100 ” Frisco Fun Club; second place, $50 ” Taco Bell’s bike parade.

Non-profit category (money): First place, $100 ” Frisco Marching Band; second place, $50 ” Summit County Queens.

Kid’s Fishing Derby 5 and under: First place ” Ethan Pulley, 2; second place ” Mason Lukasiemcz, 2; third place ” Grace Lund, 4.

Kid’s Fishing Derby, 6-12 years: First place (tie) ” Anna Polley and Alex Lehman, 9; second place ” Ellie Furuta, 10; third place ” Robby Adair, 10.

The town extended thanks to its judges: Judy Amico, Tom Connolley, Alex Miller, Tara Paladi and Katie Smits and to emcee Roman Moore from KYSL.

All winners from the parade are welcome to pick up there trophies or prize money at Town Hall between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

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