TAVARES — The Lake County Eustis Gun Club 4-H Target Teens consistently perform well at the 4-H State Air Rifle and Small Bore Match and this year was no different at the event held in March in Bronson, Fla.
Jesse Nasgovitz, Rebecca Cotton and Eva McKinney were the second-place junior team in Air Rifle. Nasgovitz came in first place overall.
Elizabeth Guy, Mark McKinney, Tracy Cotton and Kaitlyn Clark were the first-place intermediate team in Air Rifle. Guy came in first place overall. They were the only shooters on the Intermediate level.
Luke McKinney, Tyler Freyser and Keith Arnold were the second-place senior team in Air Rifle. Gary Thomas came in first place individual with Small Bore. Luke McKinney and Gary Thomas received an invitation to Nationals in Kerrville, Texas. Thomas and Freyser will be the going to Nationals in June.
The Eustis Gun Club sponsors the 4-H Shooting Sports program. The 4-H air rifle program emphasizes shooting safety and is open to 4-H members 8 years and older. For more information about this team or other 4-H programs, call the Lake County 4-H office at (352) 343-4101.
For those who are interested in making a contribution to help send the Florida Air Rifle team to the National Competition, donations may be sent to the Lake County Extension Office, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares, FL 32778.