Submitted by Lt. Col. Scott Casey, Senior Marine Instructor, Granbury High School MCJROTC
The Granbury MCJROTC Rifle team earned first place overall in the precision team competition for the Round 1 Qualifier of the 2021-2022 American Legion Postal Competition.
Results were announced on Feb. 16, 2022, with all individuals firing a 3×20 course of fire. Their combined score of 2359 edged out Texas Hill Country, whose members recorded a score of 2357. Granbury’s State championship team members were Parker Haydin, Ashton Arlington, Sarah Folsom and Sunnee Schumann.
Along with the team state championship, Granbury MCJROTC Rifle team individual shooters receiving an invite to shoot in the national postal qualifier are Parker Haydin, Ashton Arlington, Sarah Folsom and Sunnee Schumann, as well as Caroline Martin, Julia Czernik and Kaylynn Salughter.
Scores from this match will determine who will receive an invite to Colorado in July to compete toward a $5,000.00 college scholarship, provided in part by The American Legion and The Sons of the American Legion. Also, the overall winner will receive an expense paid trip to the American Legion national convention city, where they are honored as part of the Youth Champions Delegation.
American Legion Post 491 is the sponsoring post for the Granbury Rifle Team.
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