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Piedmont Shooting Team Qualifies for State

Archery at the Stanly County scrimmage

On March 7, Piedmont Middle Shooting Sports Club competed in the Stanly County Scrimmage. The Blue Team members placed 3rd overall and received 2nd place for Archery and 3rd place for shotgun.

These individuals were also recognized at the scrimmage:
• Archery-Lucas Porter 1st place
• Archery-Weston Laney 2nd place
• Overall-Kenneth Austin 5th place
There were about 15 middle school teams represented at the Stanly County Scrimmage.

On March 21, the club competed in the North Carolina Wildlife District 6 Competition in Ellerbe, NC. Once again, Blue Team members took top honors receiving 3rd place in Archery, Shotgun and Hunter Skills, and tied 3rd place for Rifle. The Blue Team also placed 3rd overall. The Blue Team qualified for the state competition set for late April and is waiting to hear if they will be selected after several more district tournaments take place. Wish them luck!

Written by: Deanna Outen
Posted: Mar 24, 2015 by Karen Barbee

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