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Luray Boy Places in International Competition

Luray's Javon Letsch at International Competition in Iowa 8-11-13Javon Letsch competed in the International Pedal Tractor Pull in Fairfield, Iowa on Sunday, Aug. 11.

The Luray boy placed second in the 7-year-old age division with a pull of 34.5 feet. A full pull is 40 feet.

He was one of seven competitors in the division - six from the United States and one from Canada.

Luray's Javon Letsch with other International Competition winners 8-11-13Letsch began his track to the international competition by winning the pedal pull at the Russell County Fair and Luray Friendship Day last year.  He then took second at the state fair in Hutchinson and fifth at the national competition in Mitchell, South Dakota.

Letsch will be a third grader at Natoma Elementary School this fall and is the son of Julie Letsch of Luray.

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