Friday, September 22, 2023

Granbury MCJROTC Lady Pirate Rifle Team is the American Legion STATE - Precision Champion!

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The Granbury MCJROTC Rifle team earned first place overall in the precision team competition for the Round 1 Qualifier during the 2022-2023 American Legion Postal Competition.

Results were announced on February 22, 2023, with all individuals firing a 3×20 course of fire. Their combined score of 2341 edged out Texas Hill Country,  whose members recorded a score of 2319.  Granbury’s State championship team members were Ashton Arlington, Sunnee Schumann, Caroline Martin, and Julia Czernik.

Along with the team state championship, Granbury MCJROTC Rifle team individual shooters receiving an invite to shoot in the national postal qualifier next month are Ashton Arlington, and Sunnee Schumann, Caroline Martin, Julia Czernik, Kameron Wells and Kennedy Wells.

Scores from the match next month match will determine who will receive an invite to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado during July to compete for a $5,000.00 college scholarship provided in part by The American Legion and The Sons of the American Legion. Also, the overall winner will also receive an expense paid trip to the American Legion national convention city where they are honored as part of the Youth Champions Delegation.

American Legion Post 491 is the sponsoring post for the Granbury Rifle Team.

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