Wyoming County 4-H Shooting Sports Team Competes in Camp Perry Open

On January 18th through the 20th the Wyoming County 4-H Shooting Sports team which is also affiliated with the Warsaw American Legion and the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association traveled to Camp Perry in Ohio to compete in the Camp Perry Open.

Competitors were from Connecticut to Montana and as far south as West Virginia. Day one of the competition was in three-position Air Rifle. Hannah Spicer, age 15, of Pavilion broke her personal best and placed 18th, Hannah Siewert, age 15, from Perry also broke her personal best and placed 23rd, and Abbey Paddock, age 12, of Perry also beat her personal best and placed 66th. Rachael Paddock, age 14, from Perry placed 5th which qualified her for the finals match where she was able to move up to second place capturing the Silver Medal.

Rachael Paddock (L) from Wyoming County, NY, wins the Silver Medal in the finals match at the Camp Perry Open

The Wyoming County 4-H Shooting Sports team at the Camp Perry Open in Ohio

For more information on 4-H Shooting Sports or other programs offered by Wyoming County 4-H, please contact the office at 585-786-2251.

Holly M. Harwood
Extension Educator
4-H Youth Development

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