Members of the Chatham County Shooting Sports Club Achieve Success at the Central Regional and State 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament

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Members of the Chatham County 4-H Shooting Sports Club

On Saturday, August 17, 2019, members of the Chatham County Shooting Sports 4-H Club traveled to Ellerbe, N.C. to compete in the Central Regional 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament. The club had three senior teams and two junior teams competing in shotgun, rifle and archery competitions. The “On Point” junior team, consisting of Carissa Gaines, Eli Bryson, Jayce Puckett, and Laura Ann Walters, received third place in Junior Archery Compound and third place in Junior Rifle T-Class. Laura Ann Walters placed second in Junior Rifle T-Class Overall Individual. Senior Carter Phillips placed seventh in Senior Rifle O-Class Individual, and Gillian Ness placed eighth in Senior CMP Rifle T-Class Overall Individual. The “On Point” junior team, including Laura Ann Walters, as well as Carter Phillips and Gillian Ness qualified for the state competition. In addition, many of the other club competitors posted their best scores yet!

On Saturday, September 21, the State 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament was held in Ellerbe, N.C. The “On Point” junior team placed second in Junior Rifle T-Class, and Laura Ann Walters finished second in Junior Rifle T-Class Overall Individual. In addition, Senior Gillian Ness placed fourth in Senior Rifle T-Class Individual and sixth overall. Chatham County 4-H is very proud of the 4-H Club for their dedication and success! The Central Regional 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament was the first competition for the 4-H Club.