The Marshall County 4-H Sharpshooters placed third in the Daisy National BB Gun Championship held in Rogers, AR, last week. Team members in front left to right are William Cutler, Dane Hansen, and Hunter Biel. Back row Lexi Cutler, Erika Symens, Montana Marlow, Jayden Bender, and Katee Freeman.
BB Shooters Third In Nation
South Dakota continued to show its dominance in the BB Gun world during the 54th Annual Daisy National BB Gun tournament, one of the most prestigious BB gun tournaments in the world held in Rogers, AR, last week.
The dominance began on day one when the written safety test was given and all three South Dakota teams - Marshall County 4-H Sharpshooters from Britton, the Humboldt Sharp Shooters and the Pierre Junior Shooters – all tied for the top spot with a score of 496, each team missing just two questions. Going into practice day and Opening Ceremonies the Orion Scoring System posted the three South Dakota teams as 1, 2 and 3.
Coach Mike Kraft said, “Our kids had no clue where we were sitting, they knew by comparing answers that they had done well, but they also knew that the other South Dakota teams would come in strong also.
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