Upshur 4-H Shotgunners compete in Lufkin
May 26, 2013 | 1593 views | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Courtesy Photo / Michelle Painter<br>
UPSHUR COUNTY 4-H SHOTGUNNERS include, from left, Dawson Jones, 1st in Novice Trap in 4-H District 5; Jacob Poorman, Zach Poorman; Avery Painter, 4-H District 5 High Over-All Shooter; Cody East, 4-H District 5, 4th in Sr. 1 Tower; Jake Moses and Jed Ewell. Not pictured are 4-H Shotgun Coaches Bobby and Michelle Painter.
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Seven Upshur County youth recently competed in the 4-H District 5 Shotgun Competition at The Pines Gun Club in Lufkin.

Three Upshur 4-H Shotgunners brought home high honors with Dawson Jones (Novice) 1st in Trap, Cody East (Sr. I) 4th in Tower, and Avery Painter (Sr. I) High Over-all 4-H District 5 Shooter including 1st in Trap, 1st in Tower, 2nd in Skeet, and 2nd in Sporting Clays.

Additionally, Avery Painter will be competing in the 4-H State Competition at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio this summer.

The 4-H District 5 Shotgun Competition showcased the skills and talents of youth from 22 East Texas counties.

If you have a 3rd-12th grader interested in 4-H Shotgun Sports, or if you or your company would like to sponsor Upshur County’s 4-H Shotgunners, contact the Upshur County Extension Office at 903-843-4019 for more information.
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