Hughestown man wins hot dog eating contest for third year

Staff reports | July 29th, 2015 2:33 pm

DUPONT — Hot diggity dog!

The Ninth Annual Dupont Softball Tournament was held from Friday, July 24 to Sunday, July 26 at the Dupont Little League Field on Elm Street.

As part of the event, the Third Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest was held on the field on July 25. Two-time defending champion Geoff Baumes of Hughestown finished his fifth hot dog in about two minutes to win for the third time.

Participants in the third annual hot dog eating contest try to be the first to consume five hot dogs at the Dupont Little League field on Saturday, July 25.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_SD_Hot-Dogs_1.jpgParticipants in the third annual hot dog eating contest try to be the first to consume five hot dogs at the Dupont Little League field on Saturday, July 25. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Two-time defending champion Geoff Baumes of Hughestown, right, finishes his fifth hot dog in about two minutes to win for the third time.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_SD_Hot-Dogs_2.jpgTwo-time defending champion Geoff Baumes of Hughestown, right, finishes his fifth hot dog in about two minutes to win for the third time. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Hot dog eating contest winner Geoff Baumes of Hughestown, center, dons his hat symbolic of the championship.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_SD_Hot-Dogs_3.jpgHot dog eating contest winner Geoff Baumes of Hughestown, center, dons his hat symbolic of the championship. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Hot dog eating contest champion Geoff Baumes, left, poses with his mom Patricia after winning for the third time in Dupont.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_SD_Hot-Dogs_4.jpgHot dog eating contest champion Geoff Baumes, left, poses with his mom Patricia after winning for the third time in Dupont. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

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