LaFayette High School Rifle Team Participates In Regional Competition

Monday, February 26, 2018

The LaFayette High School Rifle Team competed against Army JROTC teams in Anniston, Al. Teams from the entire southeast region of the U.S. were present (approximately one-third of the U.S.).

Junior Alyssa Kiser ended day one as the number two shooter, only two points behind the top shooter. Emma Sargeant gained ground on day two and made her way up to the number seven shooter. At the end of the day LHS finished as the number three team in the southeast region of the U.S.

The top eight shooters then entered the finals. Ms. Kiser finished in fourth overall, and Ms. Sargeant was sixth. Other shooting members of LHS were Andrew Carroll, Steven Thompson and Logan Massingill. As the number five team in Army JROTC in the nation, LHS will travel to Camp Perry, Oh. on March 21-25 to compete in the CMP Service Nationals.  

LHS rifle, in conjunction with Ridgeland HS rifle team, will assist the Northwest Ga. Friends of the NRA with a Friends of the NRA Banquet on March 10 in Rock Spring.  The event is family-friendly, with many items to be auctioned off, and door prizes given.  A meal is included. 

For information on the banquet, email perryfouts@walkerschools.org, carlgentry@walkerschools.org or davidtomlinson@walkerschools.org, or check the website.



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