4-H shooters win state awards

Published 9:41 am Thursday, October 5, 2017

On Saturday, Sept. 23, the Tom Cowden Memorial Youth Shooting Sports 4-H Club travelled to Ellerbee to Milstone 4-H Camp and competed in the State 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament.

“We are so proud of these youth and their coaches that have practiced daily for many weeks to prepare for this competition and are now able to rest a little until the next competition,” said Hannah Elmore, Davie 4-H Cooperative Extension agent.

Direct questions about joining the 4-H Shooting Sports Club or see what other opportunities that 4-H has to offer youth, contact Elmore at Hannah_elmore@ncsu.edu or 336-753-6100.

The following are the youth who competed and their placings.

Junior competitors were Samantha Taylor, Naomi Hellard, Caleb Mathis, Jacob Durham,  Rebekah Walker, Righteous Cline, Anthony Mills and Wesley Carter.

Righteous Cline was first first high individual overall and first overall individual muzzleloading.

Caleb Mathis was second in individual fifle match.   

Junior Blaze Team Members were Samantha Taylor, Naomi Hellard, Caleb Mathis and Jacob Durham. They placed third in match rifle and third in muzzleloading

Junior Green Team Members were Righteous Cline, Anthony Mills and Rebekah Walker. They placed fifth in match rifle.

Senior competitors were Stephen Walker, Mattie Clark, Zoe Staley, Darcy Ren, Mason Hollar, Isaiah Mitchell, Miracle Cline and Chandler Carter.

Stephen Walker was first in high overall match compound archery, first in individual and second in overall air pistol, second in individual and third in overall sporter compound archery.

Senior Blaze Team Members  Stephen Walker, Mattie Clark, Zoe Staley, Darcy Ren and Mason Hollar was second in muzzleloading, sixth in T-Class Rifle, third in  compound match archery (Mason Hollar was not on the archery team).