The 4-H D5 Shotgun Competition showcases the skills and talents of youth from 22 East Texas counties.
Three Upshur 4-H Shotgunners brought home honors. For the second consecutive year in a row, Avery Painter won High Over All Senior 2 District 5 Shooter including 1st in Trap, 1st in Sporting Clays, 2nd in Skeet, and 2nd in 5-Stand.
Avery will go on to compete in July at the 4-H State Shotgun Competition at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio.
Additionally, Jacob Poorman (Intermediate) tied for 5th in Trap at the 4-H D5 Shotgun Competition and Dawson Jones (Intermediate) scored 6th in Trap.
Shotgunners Andrew Bass and Zac Poorman also competed.
If you have a 3rd-12th grader interested in 4-H Shotgun Sports, or if you or your company would like to support the Upshur 4-H Shotgunners, please contact the Upshur County Extension Office at 903-843-4019 for more information or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Upshur4HShotgunners