JROTC cadets compete in marksmanship

October 31, 2012
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JROTC STATE CONTESTANTS: Granbury JROTC cadets competed in a state championship tournament Oct. 19 in San Antonio. Pictured are (front from left) Hunter Dowell, Tyler Morrissette, Bryton Mize and Haydon Rudd. Back from left: Rebecca Anderson, Stephen Schofield and Timothy Correa.

Several Granbury JROTC cadets competed in the annual William J. Bordelon Air Rifle Tournament and the Civilian Marksmanship Program state championship tournament Friday, Oct. 19, in San Antonio.

The team was composed of junior Rebecca Anderson (captain), sophomores Hunter Dowell and Stephen Schofield, and freshman Haydon Rudd. Anderson led the team with a total score of 489 out of 600, placing 28th in the field of 126 shooters.

Overall, the team posted a score of 1835 and finished 12th among the 25 teams.

A second squad composed of freshmen Timothy Correa, Bryton Mize and Tyler Morrissette competed as individual shooters.

The competition consisted of air rifle position shooting 20 shots in the prone position, 20 shots in the standing position and 20 shots in the kneeling position.

 

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