Skilled Blades Vied for Prize in Bridgehampton Carving Contest
The Bridgehampton Lions Club's annual Carving Contest took over the grounds of the Bridgehampton Community House on Monday night, with glowing creations that boggled the imagination.
Contestants of all ages unleashed their skills in such categories as Classic Jack, Classic Jill, Dentist's Dream, Freaky Tiki, Pulp Politico, and Galactic Glow.
Barbara Dayton won the top prize, Master Blade, for a pumpkin sculpture she called "That Rabbit's Dynamite."
In the Freestyle category, the winners among those 12 and under were Keira Forsman (first), Ava Niedermayer (second), and Marie Niedermayer (third). The all-ages winners were Regina Whitney, Randy Kolhoff, and Luke Babcock.
Kudos are also due to the winners in the following categories.
Classic Jack Nicole Yeager, first; Maddy Krempler, second
Classic Jill Ava Phair, first; Jill Musnicki, second
Dentist's Dream Layla and Carter Garypie, first; Riley Dee, second
Use Your Melon Michael Pintauro, first, Rigina Whitney, second
Galactic Glow Erin Shipman, first; Nicole Yeager, second
Compost Zombie Lily Dekwiatkowski, first; Helena Kolhoff, second
Freaky Tiki Erin Shipman, first; Lily Babcock, second
Mother Groose-some Lynnette Pintauro, first, Ronan Dee, second
Sea Screecher Isla Panton, first; Harper Baris, second
Toss Your Seeds Cathryn Blackmore, first; Aste Phair, second
Genetically Modified Christina Martin, first; Eli McClelland, second
Pulp Politico Julie Cummings Vosch, first; the Husband family, second
Odd Lot Sag Harbor Prekindergarten, first; Jodie Musnicki, second
Most Aerodynamic Julie Cummings Bosch, first; Jack Blackmore, second