Winners announced for Mountain Chile Cha Cha

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    By Jacque Aragon
    Special to The PREVIEW
    Last weekend’s Mountain Chile Cha Cha featured multiple competitions, including the Patty Aragon Green Chile Classic and a margarita contest.
    Following are the winners.
    Patty Aragon Green Chile Classic
    This year, there were 40 entries. Thanks to all who participated. It was the best year yet.
    Veggie: third place , V8, Candice Nunez; second place, V5, Isabel Herrera; first place, V10, Bryant Roybal.
    Meat: third place, M27, Malicia Thatcher; second place, M9, Isabel Herrera; first place, M17, Ron Martinez.
    People’s Choice: third place, M27, Malicia Thatcher; second place, M17, Ron Martinez; first place, M9, Isabel Herrera.
    Restaurant: third place, M3, Los Dos Charros; second place, M1, AJ’s Good Grub; first place, M2, Colorado Roadhouse.
    Margarita contest
    Judges Traditional: First place, Kip’s; second place, Chavolo’s.
    Judges Flavored: First place, Riff Raff on the Rio; second place, Neon Mallard. Judges Best All-Around: The Lounge at Motel SOCO.
    People’s Choice Traditional: First place, Chavolo’s; second place, Neon Mallard.
    People’s Choice Flavored: First place, Chavolo’s; second place, Kip’s.

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    Isabel Herrera picked up several awards at the Patty Aragon Green Chile Classic this year: second place in the veggie category, second place in the meat category and first place in People’s Choice.

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    Malicia Thatcher took home two medals at last weekend’s Patty Aragon Green Chile Classic, for third place in the meat category and third place in People’s Choice.

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    Judges Matt Aragon, Valissatie Chavez and Josh Sanchez took on choosing the winners of the Patty Aragon Green Chile Classic at last weekend’s Mountain Chile Cha Cha.

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    Judges Olivia Modern, Melissa Buckley and Nikki Macomber served as the margarita contest judges at last weekend’s Mountain Chile Cha Cha.

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    Bryant Royball laid claim to first place in the veggie category at last weekend’s Patty Aragon Green Chile classic.

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    Ron Martinez took home first place in the meat category and second place in the People’s Choice category at last weekend’s Patty Aragon Green Chile Classic.