Ascension 4-H Shooting competes in state match

Staff reports

LAKE CHARLES –The Ascension Parish 4-H Shooting Sports team traveled to Lake Charles once again to compete in the Louisiana State Match May 1-2. 

The Ascension 4-H Shooting Sports members competed in archery, shotgun, 22 Rifle, 22 Pistol, air rifle, BB and air pistol.

Two students qualified to go to the national match that will be held in Nebraska.  Jacie Kennison qualified in CMP/silouette/3P and air rifle, while Jake Stoehr qualified in air rifle.

In senior archery/bare bow, Joseph Babineaux placed third (241) and Brett Brown placed 12th (90). In the junior division Chelsie Reed won (266) and Jacob Delaune placed 12th (100). 

In senior archery/compound, Taylor Gentile placed second (307), Joseph Babineaux placed third (287) and Brett Brown placed fifth (285). In the junior division, Charles Brignac placed fifth (272) followed by Adam Kling (183). 

Kennison place 9th (373) in smallbore pistol. In the junior division, Dakota Jenkins placed 15th (210) followed by Brendon Raffary (188), Charles Brignac (183) and Dillion Lejeune (164). 

Babineau placed fourth (248) in senior CMP smallbore and Rebecka Brignac placed fifth (152).  Kennison also placed fourth (394) in senior CMP/3P/silhouette small bore and Stoehr placed eighth. (367). 

Brown placed 23rd (111/150) in senior shotgun and Gentile placed 30th (107/15). Scoring in BB competition were Jared Stoehr (273), Jacob Delaune (254), Cameron Braud (243), Jason Stoehr (218) and Ethan Dixon (142).

Kennison won senior air rifle shooting 585, while Stoehr placed third (561) and Anthony Picou placed eighth (521). In the junior division, Dillion Lejeune placed eighth (319).

In air pistol - basic sitting, Jacob Delaune placed seventh (162), Cameron Braud placed eighth (159), Monique Reed placed ninth (158) and Colby Dixon placed 13th(132).  Lejeune placed fifth (129) in advanced sitting and Braud was eighth (101). Lejeune was also sixth (112) in two-handed sitting, while Dixon placed eighth (96), Delaune placed 12th (64) and Reed placed 10th (76). 

The mission of the Louisiana 4-H Shooting Sports Program is to assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills, and forming attitudes so that they may become self-directing, productive, and contributing members of society.

For more information, contact the local 4-H office at 225-621-5799.