New England At JORC Three Position Rifle Championship

New England At JORC Three Position Rifle Championship

Five New England Women represented Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire in the 2017 Women’s Division of the 2017 National Junior Olympic 50 meter Rifle Three Position Rifle Championships.

Kaitlyn Kutz, Cos Cob Rifle Club, 1135, who is headed to shoot for Web Wright at West Point this fall was the top scorer among the New England Ladies finishing 22nd.

New Hampshire’s Hudson Fish and Game Club was well represented by Elizabeth Dutton who finished 30th overall, 1121, just a single point ahead of Abby Monique whose experience with the Mass Rifle Rebels led her to a spot on the University of Texas at El Paso Rifle Team.

Hope Kavulich, shooting for the Stratford Police Athletic League Junior Rifle Club, placed 49th shooting a 1107.

Rebecca Green, a freshman shooting for Newt Engle at the University of Akron, rounded out the New England effort in 37th place with a 1091.

Monday the ladies unpack their air rifles for a two day contest concluding Tuesday with a finals after a second 40 shot string standing.

About Hap Rocketto

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,
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