I can’t help but re-direct you to this amazing post about contradictory feedback by Rachelle Gardner.
It is something all writers deal with and is something most readers might not realize that we have to battle. In my own experience, I’ve gotten a full spectrum of contest scores (from 94 to 59). So who is “right?” Who should I really listen to?
That, my friend, is the right question. Is there a right answer?