Growers compete for heaviest pumpkin title

Posted at 6:45 AM, Oct 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-05 06:45:29-04

Pumpkin growers from all over New York and Pennsylvania came out on Sunday to see who would claim the title of "heaviest pumpkin" at the "World Pumpkin Weigh Off" at the Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence.

First place went to Karl Haist of Clarence Center for the second year in a row. Haist's pumpkin weighed in at 1,781.5 pounds.

Second place went to Bill Bobier from Windsor. His pumpkin weighed 1,574 pounds.

Third place went to Jim Hazeltine of Develan. His pumpkin weighed just under 1,400 pounds.




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