Shotgun Club members earn medals

Oct. 2—The Navarro County 4-H Shotgun Club hosted its sixth annual Whiz-Bang Sept. 23 and 24 at the Ellis County Sportsman Club in Waxahachie.

One hundred and ten 4-H'ers from across Texas competed in four shotgun disciplines: Sporting Clays, Whiz-Bang, Trap, and Skeet. More than 22,750 shells were fired over the two-day competition!

The shoot serves as a qualifier for the San Antonio Junior Livestock Show Junior Shoot-Out in February. Twenty-eight members from Navarro County were among those who competed.

The following members did an outstanding job and took home medals in events:

Trap:

Third — Jet Tacker (Boys Intermediate)

Fifth — Casen Montfort (Boys Junior)

First — Gracie Teetz (Ladies Int/Jr.)

Skeet:

First — Chandler Ware (Boys Senior 2)

Second — Ty Autrey (Boys Senior 2)

Fourth — Cole Montfort (Boys Intermediate)

Third — Gracie Teetz (Ladies Int./Jr.)

Sporting Clays:

Second — Chandler Ware (Boys Senior 2)

Fourth — Nicholas Aucamp (Boys Intermediate)

Fifth — Cole Montfort (Boys Intermediate)

Fifth — Casen Montfort (Boys Junior)

Second — Gracie Teetz (Ladies Int./Jr.)

Whiz-Bang:

Second — Chandler Ware (Boys Senior 2)

Third — Jacob Castillo (Boys Senior 2)

Fourth — Pearson Frank (Boys Senior 2)

Fifth — Cole Montfort (Boys Intermediate)

Fourth — Gracie Teetz (Ladies Int./Jr.)

Night Whiz-Bang:

Third — Jacob Castillo (Boys Senior 2)

Fourth — Chandler Ware (Boys Senior2)

Fourth — Cade Nelson (Boys Senior 1)

Fourth — Cole Montfort (Boys Intermediate)

Third — Gracie Teetz (Ladies Jr./Int.)

The Navarro County 4-H Shotgun Club would like to thank the sponsors and volunteers who helped make this event possible. The club is managed by 4-H volunteer Jima Montfort and is coached by Jason Gamez, Lance Miller, Clint Montfort, Todd Teetz, Nathan Franks, and Kennedi Barnham.