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Kansas 4-H Tip Sheet

July 16, 2018

Kansas Shooting Sports Team Takes 3rd in the Nation

Submitted by Briana Jacobus

Kansas Team at National Shooting Championship

Kansas took a team of 36 shooters to Grand Island, Nebraska on June 26-29 to compete at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Championship. Teams of four shooters per discipline competed against other states all week in multiple events. The Kansas team took third place overall, with many teams and individuals placing as well. 

Overall team placings at Nationals:
Air Rifle 1st place
Air Pistol 2nd place
Smallbore Rifle 6th place
Smallbore Pistol 1st place
Muzzleloading 3rd place
Hunting Skills 3rd place
Recurve Archery 5th place
Compound Archery 21st place
Shotgun 14th place

Top individuals overall from Kansas at Nationals:
Air Rifle - Liza Rogers 1st, Kenton Smith 6th
Air Pistol - Sophie Roper 3rd, Scott Schmidt 5th, Eunice Ray 6th
Smallbore Pistol - Gaven Mork 2nd, Keatynn Bull 7th, Parker Smith 11th
Muzzleloading - Ben Rogers 1st, Adam McCarter 11th
Hunting Skills - Hunter Mericle 2nd, Preston Feuerborn 4th, Grant Friesen 11th
Recurve Archery - Mason Shrader 11th

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