Currituck County 4-H Sharpshooters Qualify for State Tournament

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Currituck 4-H Sharpshooters Team

Members and coaches of the 2018 Currituck 4-H Sharpshooters team.

Currituck County 4-H Sharpshooters represented the county well at the recent 2018 Eastern Regional Shooting Sports Qualifier, held at the Eastern 4-H Center in Columbia, NC. Eight members of the Currituck County 4-H Sharpshooters qualified in four disciplines and will represent the county at the State 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament being held September 29th at Millstone 4-H Camp in Ellerbe, NC.

Kaitlyn Carey, Justin Noon and Bode Fredrick placed 1st in the Senior Rifle Team (Open Sight) competition, with Kaitlyn scoring 3rd overall individual. Kaitlyn also qualified in the Small Bore Pistol discipline. The Junior Rifle Team (Open Sight), consisting of Jacob Murray, Kilynn Brinkley, Robert Worrell and Emma Solly place 3rd in the team competition. Jacob Murray also qualified in the junior Shotgun discipline. Tucker Melton placed 1st individual and 1st overall in the Senior Rifle (Telescopic) discipline.

The State 4-H Shooting Sports tournament is a qualifying event for senior competitors, for selection to the NC State 4-H team which will compete at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament in Grand Island Nebraska in June, 2019.

Congratulations and Good Luck in the State Competition!

If you would like more information on this and other 4-H activities and events, please contact the Currituck County 4-H Staff at 252-232-2262.

4-H is North Carolina’s largest youth development organization, equipping more than 263,000 young people each year with the skills to succeed and improve the world around them. 4-H programs and camps encourage young people to “learn by doing,” helping them to develop into active, contributing citizens. NC State Extension and the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University coordinate 4-H programs statewide.