Chadron, NE – The Dawes County 4-H Shooting Sports members were on the road again, Sunday, January 24, competing at the Scotts Bluff County Panhandle Best Shoot in Mitchell, Nebraska.
Results in the BB Gun divisions were:
9-10 year olds – Ethan Johns, 3rd; Jorja Pieper, 7th; and Alex Fisher, 9th.
11-12 year olds – Jada Pieper, 2nd; Samantha Johns, 3rd; Hannah Walker, 8th; Garrett Reece, 11th; and Hayden Heine, 13th. The Dawes County ladies won all the positions with Pieper placing 1st in Standing and tying for first in Sitting while Johns won the Prone and Kneeling positions. Both girls also had scores that ranked in the top six of all 49 competitors with Pieper coming in 3rd and Johns 6th.
In the Air Rifle division, results were:
8 to 10 year olds – Ethan Johns, 4th; Alex Fisher, 6th.
11-12 year olds – Samantha Johns, 2nd, Jada Pieper, 4th.
15-18 year olds – Chance Snook was 6th in the division as well as 6th overall out of 36 shooters.
In the Air Pistol, Basic Supported, Ethan Johns placed first in the 8-10 year old division with sister, Samantha winning the 11-13 year old Standing Supported. Hannah Walker received 4th place in the 11-13 year old Air Pistol, Standing Supported.
The next Panhandle Best Shooting competition will be held February 14, in Hyannis.