A local entrant was not among the top five finishers in the National Grocers Association’s “Best Bagger Competition” last weekend in Las Vegas.
Gina Traniello, 24, a Medaille College graduate student who works for Tops Markets in Amherst, was among 23 contestants who competed in the championship Sunday. The top five scorers advanced to the final round.
The winner of the $10,000 first prize was from Seattle. Traniello can still lay claim to the New York State bagging title.