This year we had 32 4-H'ers competing in 55 disciplines at the Southeast District 4-H Shooting Sports Competition held at Harrison County at the Coast Pistol and Rifle Club north of Biloxi. Results were as follows.

Lane Miles competed in bare bow archery and placed first. He competed in unlimited archery and placed first. He also competed in .22 rifle with optical sights.

Shayla Long competed in standard compound archery and placed third. Summer Sanders competed in standard compound archery and .22 pistol. Madison Alford competed in standard compound archery and so did Eric Bishop.

Elizabeth Sanders competed in standard compound archery, .22 rifle with peep sights and .22 pistol. Sabrina Simmons placed second in standard compound archery. Olivia Nicholson also competed in standard compound archery.

Robby Ellis placed first in standard compound archery and third in shotgun. Keaton Long competed in standard compound archery. Lathan Johnson competed in standard compound archery and placed third in .22 rifle with open sights.

Hunter Beason competed in standard compound archery, .22 rifle with optical sights and placed second in shotgun. Clayton Barham competed in standard compound archery and .22 rifle with optical sights.

Casea Cheatham competed in standard compound archery and placed second. Arayvon Stribling also competed in standard compound archery. Connor Cox competed in standard compound archery and .22 rifle with open sights.

Jonah Flake competed in standard compound archery and shotgun. Caden Rushing competed in standard compound archery and shotgun. Zackary Simmons competed in standard compound archery and placed third. He also competed in .22 rifle with optical sights.

Brody Pinter competed in standard compound archery, shotgun and .22 rifle with peep sights. Chandler Fortenberry competed in standard compound archery and shotgun. Cayla Fortenberry competed in 10 meter air rifle.

Julia Jackson competed in 10 meter air pistol and .22 rifle with open sights. Steve Bowman competed in 10 meter air pistol and 10 meter air rifle where he placed first. Jariq Stribling competed in 10 meter air pistol.

John Carter competed in shotgun and .22 rifle with optical sights where he placed second. Lang Pharis competed in shotgun. Cody Cheatham competed in shotgun, .22 rifle with optical sights and .22 pistol where he placed first.

Breann Nicholson and Zachary Grantham competed in .22 rifle with optical sights. William Fanning competed in .22 pistol and placed first. Dylan Pope competed in shotgun.

Senior 4-H'ers who qualified for the State Invitational are William Fanning, Cody Cheatham, Elizabeth Sanders, Eric Bishop, Summer Sanders, Shayla Long and Lane Miles. Congratulations to each of these 4-H'ers and their families.



UPCOMING EVENTS

• May 1 - 4-H Poster Art and Dairy Poster Contest Entry Deadline.

• May 7 - 4-H Advisory Council Luncheon, Neshoba Coliseum.

• May 7 - Horse Judging Practice, 3:45 p.m. Neshoba Coliseum.

May 13 - 4-H Shooting Sports Cookout and Awards Program, 6 p.m., Neshoba Coliseum.

• May 14 - County 4-H Council, 3:30 p.m., Neshoba Coliseum.

• May 15 - Conservation Pass It Down, Registration Begins at 5 p.m., Neshoba Coliseum.

• May 19 - Meats Judging Practice, 3:45 p.m., Neshoba Coliseum.

• May 20 - New 4-H Volunteer Registration Information Meeting, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., Neshoba Coliseum.

• May 21-22 - 4-H Record Keeping Workshop, 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Each Day, Neshoba Coliseum.

• May 22 - Horse Judging Practice, 3:45 p.m., Neshoba Coliseum.

Until next week, get into 4-H!