4-H shooting sports teams do well in state competiton

Several Russell County 4-H shooting sports teams brought home honors over the weekend from the state shooting sports competition.

Dalton Foley, Carter Brown, Jace Anderson, and Will Hatter placed first in black powder percussion rifle in their age category as did  Zach Walters, Cass Foley, Eli Foley, and Will Hatter in their age category. Andrea Russell, Dalton Foley, and Will Hatter placed first in their age group in black powder flintlock rifle as did Sarah Stephens, Cass Foley, and Eli Foley. That trio also finished first in the black powder pistol category.

Brayden Popplewell, Titus Popplewell, Gabe Williams, and Emma Anderson placed second in BB rifle. Brayden, Titus, Gabe, and Carter Brown placed third in the .22 sport rifle.

Saturday’s competition was held at the Bluegrass Sportsmen’s League in Wilmore and on Sunday’s at the Miller Welch – Central Kentucky Wildlife Management Area in Berea.