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4-H shooting sports heading to state April 10

Members of the 2020-21 4-H Shooting Sports team excelled in county competition and are heading to state.
Members of the Anderson County 4-H Shooting Sports project group have been working very hard to learn firearm safety and marksmanship skills.

Students put their skills to the test during the county 4-H shooting sports contest. Youth competed in either the air rifle or BB discipline.

Members have been meeting since September and are coached by certified 4-H Shooting Sports volunteers Tim and Tina Phillips, Sandra Calhoun, Simone and Ceylon Blanchat, along with 4-H staff members Breeanna Stanford and Donna Carter. Top honors in the county 4-H contest included the following.

Air Rifle Discipline:

• 1st-Rylie Sizemore, 2nd-Samuel Alvis, 3rd-Isaac Phillips

BB Discipline:

• Junior Division: 1st - Rachel Alvis, 2nd - Baylee Brown

• Junior High Division: 1st - Sunny Alvis, 2nd - Caden Hill, 3rd - Jeremiah Sizemore

• Senior High Division: 1st - Bristol Brown, 2nd - Viola Blanchat

Contestants will advance to the State Shooting Sports Jamboree April 10, which will be held in Dixon.