4-H shooting sports team members headed to national competition

Published 9:06 am Thursday, June 9, 2022

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Four members and two coaches from the Davie County 4-H Shooting Sports Club are headed to Grand Island, Neb. to compete in the 4-H National Shooting Sports Championships  June 26-July 1.

Rebekah Walker will be making her third appearance shooting Muzzleloader. She competed in Air Pistol in 2019 and Smallbore Pistol in 2021.

Naomi Hellard will be making her second trip out to Nebraska to compete in Shotgun. She was on the NC 4-H Hunting Skills Team last year.

Dallie Lakey and Ethan Durham will make their first trip to the nationals. Ethan will be competing in Smallbore Pistol and Dallie will be joining Naomi on the Shotgun Team, along with Grace Marshall who is on the  team but competes in 4-H for Davidson County.

Dallie, Naomi and Gracie are coached by Jimmy Staley. Ethan is coached by DC 4-H instructor, Maurice Walker. Staley has been coaching the NC 4-H Shotgun Team since 2018 and Walker the Smallbore Pistol Team since 2019.