Day One 50m Three Position Rifle JORC Women’s Results
The first of four days of women’s Junior Olympic Rifle Competition got underway with the first day of 50 meter three position rifle.
Five of the 70 shooters on the line hail from New England and Elizabeth Dutton of New Hampshire posted a 561 to lead the regional standings.
Vermont’s Julia Hatch and Connecticut’s Kaitlyn Kutz were neck and neck, placing 33rd and 34th respectively with a 559 and a 557.
The Bay State’s Mackenzie Conant knocked of a 551 for 47th overall while Shelby Varney of Maine cracked the 500 barrier with a 504 for 69th.
Preliminary smallbore will wrap up tomorrow with the finals to the contested on in the afternoon.
Category: Other Smallbore Information
About the Author: Hap Rocketto is a Distinguished Rifleman with service and smallbore rifle, member of The Presidents Hundred, and the National Guard’s Chief’s 50. He is a National Smallbore Record holder, a member of the 1600 Club and the Connecticut Shooters’ Hall Of Fame. He was the 2002 Intermediate Senior Three Position National Smallbore Rifle Champion, the 2012 Senior Three Position National Smallbore Rifle Champion a member of the 2007 and 2012 National Four Position Indoor Championship team, coach and captain of the US Drew Cup Team, and adjutant of the United States 2009 Roberts and 2013 Pershing Teams. Rocketto is very active in coaching juniors. He is, along with his brother Steve, a cofounder of the Corporal Digby Hand Schützenverein. A historian of the shooting sports, his work appears in Shooting Sports USA, the late Precision Shooting Magazine, The Outdoor Message, the American Rifleman, the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s website, and most recently, the apogee of his literary career, pronematch.com.