Shenandoah Apple Pie Baking Contest

Brandi Hammond, of Stephens City, rolls out her pie dough during the Apple Pie Baking Contest held at Marker -Miller Orchards Farm Market and Bakery in Winchester on Thursday morning. There were 21 contestants in the adult and youth divisions competing. Jessica Story, of Stephens City, won the adult division and Hannah Keri, 13, of Delaplane, won the youth divison. The contest was sponsored by BestCare Home Care. Rich Cooley/Daily
Corrie Doran, of Winchester, applies some canned milk to her apple pie crust during the contest. Rich Cooley/Daily
Theresa Vaught peels a Granny Smith apple during the contest. Rich Cooley/Daily
Surprise celebrity judge Abby Major, 9, of Winchester, a Fox TV show MasterChef Junior semi-finalist, checks to see if this fresh apple pie passes the sniff test. Rich Cooley/Daily
Surprise celebrity judge Abby Major, 9, of Winchester, a Fox TV show MasterChef Junior semi-finalist, watches a contestant put the final touches on a pie. Rich Cooley/Daily