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Sandcastles brighten misty day in Rehoboth

Aug 04, 2014
Photo by: Dan Cook Nine-time winner Darrell O'Connor teaches Millie Bawcombe, 6, of Alexandria, Va. the techniques of building on his community castle.

The 36th annual Sandcastle Contest was held Aug. 2 at Fisherman’s Beach in Rehoboth. The winners of the contest are as follows:

Top 10 Judge’s Favorites - Adult (15 & older) in no particular order:

· Card Sharks - David DeVitra, Justin Chimies and Emily Chimies

· Dark and Stormy Knight - Andy West

· Turtle Walker - Eric Bollinger, Glenda Roberts, Beverly Brown, Ashley Roberts, Sadie Bishop, John Webb and Amanda Roberts

· “Stuck” - Reese Brittingham and Eddy Seger

· Think Outside the Sandbox by Sandscapers - Kathryn Allen, Karlie Allen, Kayla Allen, Aubrey Miller and Jacob Miller

· Roast Busters - Lynn Williams, Heather Williams, Krista Williams and John Boyer

· It’s A Jungle Out There - Sheri Miller, Brenda Harvey, Greg Miller, Christine Miller, Rita Sharp, Ariella Sharp, Mary Ann Hoffecker, Scott Hoffecker, Alex Jacobs, Steve Borchelt, Cindi Borchelt, Joseph Cremi, Gary Stultz, Sue Stultz, Troy Hartman, Lisa Hartman, Kim Parish, Ashley Parish, Cheyenne Peet, Jeff Jacobs, Brent Miller, Jessica Thomas and Pam Osborne

· Just Chill - Robert Hedden, Sava Hedden and Allisen Hedden

· Putin on the Blitz - David O’Brien, Shai Segall, Patricia Joo, Dewan Clay and Devon Clay

· Test Your Smoke Detector - Larry Murray, Cassandra Murray and Miranda Murray

 

Top 10 Judge’s Favorite - Child (7-14) in no particular order:

· Mermaid Mack - Ella Niedelman, Hailey Smith, Ian Smith and Mackenzie McVay

· The Dead Want Their Treasure Back - Trevor Tiffany

· Sphinx - Emma Whalen and Audrey Whalen

· Bowl of Fruit - Grace Conway and Abbie Conway

· King Tut & Sarcophagus - Raymond Menoni and Reece Mononi

· Turtle with Grass - Sydney Wilson

· Anchor’s Away - Price Lindsay and Mikaylah

· Dragons and Egg - Grace Gunther

· Island Life - Grant Unterreiner and Tucker Pfiffer

· Live Mermaid - Maddison Hachl

Jason Tiffany of Frankford works diligently on his castle. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
It's a jungle out there was created by Sheri Miller, Brenda Harvey, Greg Miller, Christine Miller, Rita Sharp, Ariella Sharp, Mary Ann Hoffecker, Scott Hoffecker, Alex Jacobs, Steve Borchelt, Cindi Borchelt, Joseph Cremi, Gary Stultz, Sue Stultz, Troy Hartman, Lisa Hartman, Kim Parish, Ashley Parish, Cheyenne Peet, Jeff Jacobs, Brent Miller, Jessica Thomas and Pam Osborne. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Andy West puts the finishing touches on "Dark and Stormy." (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Troy and Lisa Hartman works on the alligator in the "It's a jungle out there" castle. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Joe Cremi puts finishing touches on the monkey in It's a jungle out there. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Andy West's castle "Dark and Stormy" took one of the top judge's favorites award at the 36th Annual Sandcastle Contest. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Jason Tiffany does some fine touch up work on his castle. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Brothers Jake,10,l, and Zack Reuzan,5, of North Potomac, Maryland show off their entry. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Ariella Sharp,4, helps her mom Rita during the making of her castle. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Bill Gaeckle, left, and his son Mark of Rehoboth work on their entry. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Terri Eros of Wilmington works on her entry. "I'm just in it for the tee shirt," she laughs. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Larry Murray, a firefighter, forms a tribute to his profession called, "Test your smoke detector." (Photo by: Dan Cook)
A group effort by Eric Bollinger, Glenda Roberts, Beverly Brown, Ashley Roberts, Sadie Bishop, John Webb and Amanda Roberts is put forth on "Turtle Walker." (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Nine-time winner Darrell O'Connor teaches Chloe Sylvester, 9, the techniques of building on his community castle while her friend, Morgan Bell, looks on. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
A little dreary rain and fog didn't deter the crowd from attending the 36th Annual Sandcastle contest. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Finishing touches are put on "It's a jungle out there" by Sheri Miller, Brenda Harvey, Greg Miller, Christine Miller, Rita Sharp, Ariella Sharp, Mary Ann Hoffecker, Scott Hoffecker, Alex Jacobs, Steve Borchelt, Cindi Borchelt, Joseph Cremi, Gary Stultz, Sue Stultz, Troy Hartman, Lisa Hartman, Kim Parish, Ashley Parish, Cheyenne Peet, Jeff Jacobs, Brent Miller, Jessica Thomas and Pam Osborne. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Glinda Roberts makes stairs on "Turtle Walker." (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Nine time winner Darrell O'Connor teaches a nervous Sophie Lambert,11, the techniques of building on his community castle. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Raymond Menoni, 14, is hard at work on his Sphinx. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Larry Murray, a firefighter, forms a tribute to his profession called, "Test your smoke detector." (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Reese Brittingham,12, works intently on his castle. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
David O'Brien carves the tank feature in the castle of Vladimir Putin's "Putin on the Blitz." (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Lynn Williams of Lewes makes a seaweed toupee on her Stay Puft marshmallow man. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cindi Borchelt beautifies the wave on the lion's mane in the castle "It's a jungle out there." (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Nine-time winner Darrell O'Connor teaches Julia,6, and Calyn,10, Goldberg the techniques of building a good foundation on his community castle. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
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