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GHS MJROTC rifle team remains undefeated

Saturday, November 9, 2019

The Granbury High School Marine Corps JROTC air rifle team moved to 5-0 after taking an undisputed contest over Eldorado MCJROTC last week.

Just because Eldorardo didn’t compete doesn’t mean Granbury’s shooters didn’t perform at a high level. GHS posted its best score of the year, a 1636.4, in the win.

Philip Becker led Granbury with a scored of 413.8 over 40 shots. Becker, a senior will sign with a college team Wednesday during a ceremony at the GHS rifle range.

M’Leah Lambdin was close behind with a 410.9. Allison Henry hada 408.9 and Alexis Delapena added a 402.8 to round out Granbury’s scored rounds.

Other shooters for Gran-bury included Kaylynn Slaughter, Clarissa Layland, Ashton Arlington, Sunnee Schumann, Jayden Morroman, Mason Light, Tye Foster and Caroline Martin.

GHS is in first place in the JROTC conference of the Orion National Air Rifle League’s Precision Champions Division. Granbury will compete against Fountain Fort Carson AJROTC from Colorado in its next match. Fountain has a 3-1 record.

The regular season is eight weeks long and is followed by an eight-team playoff. Matches are similar to the Olympic shooting events, with the best four scores from each school being counted toward the team total.

Granbury is the defending champions of the Precision Champions Division. The rifle team is coached by Lt. Col Scott Casey.

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