BB & Air Rifle Teams
The Pierce County 4-H S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education) Team consists of our BB Team and Air Rifle Teams.
Orientation for both teams will be October 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Pierce County Ag Center, 705 College Avenue, Blackshear, GA 31516. If you child is interested in joining, make sure to attend this meeting to learn more about this phenomenal program!
The Pierce County 4-H BB Team had an amazing State 4-H BB Tournament on May 5, 2018! The Pierce Red Team placed 1st - BREAKING THE STATE RECORD by 6 points! WOW!!! Congratulations! Pierce White Team placed 7th and Pierce Blue Team placed 21st out of 77 teams! Great job shooters! We are also proud of the individual shooters: 1st place - Skylar Morrison (484) - and recipient of the Eddie Harper Award, 3rd place - McKinley Lee (483), 5th place - Lana Hays, 6th place - Becky Thigpen. These shooters competed in a group of 531 competitors!
Naila-Mackenzie Jordan - 2nd, Lana Hays - 4th, Skylar Morrison - 5th, Gracen Hall - 10th.
Kody Buchanan - 3rd, Becky Thigpen - 4th, McKinley Lee - 6th.
McKinley Lee - 1st, Skylar Morrison - 7th, Becky Thigpen - 9th.
FIRST YEAR SHOOTER INDIVIDUAL: Levi Yarbrough - 3rd, Lilah Hall - 6th, Lacy Rowland - 10th out of 275 competitors!
The Pierce County 4-H BB Team will be returning to Rogers, Arkansas, for the Daisy National Championship for the THIRD year in a row!
2018 BB Team members include: Kaley Bartolotta, Micah Bryant, Kody Buchanan, Andrew Case, Reiley Fairchild, Gracen Hall, Lilah Hall, Lana Hays, Lily Hays, Naila Jordan, McKinley Lee, Wyatt Mauffray, Claire Miller, Skylar Morrison, Lacy Rowland, Becky Thigpen, Emily Turner, Nate Turner, Levi Yarbrough, & Cason Zachary.
Pierce County Extension/4-H would like to thank David Turner (Head Coach), Diane Turner, Randy Morrison, & Sharon Morrison for the hard work and dedication they have for the BB Team!
AIR RIFLE TEAM
The 4-H Air Rifle Team competed in the State Tournament at Rock Eagle 4-H Center on April 28, 2018 and the Senior Team placed 4th in the State and the Junior Team placed 2nd in the State. David Turner, Jr. (541) was Senior High Overall Individual Shooter and earned his Master 4-H status! Emily Turner placed 3rd in Junior Sporter Individual! Way to go David and Emily!
The Pierce County 4-H Air Rifle Team has also qualified to go to the NRA Championship in Bloomington, Illinois on June 14-19, 2018. On March 3, 2018, the team finished 3rd place in the NRA 3p Sectionals qualifying them to go to the National Championships. On March 7, 2018, once again the Air Rifle Team qualified to participate in the CMP National Tour in Camp Perry, Ohio on June 21-24, 2018. David Turner also coaches the Air Rifle Team.
2018 Air Rifle Team members include: Lana Hays, McKinley Lee, Levi Stoneroad, Mason Thrift, David Turner, Jr., & Emily Turner.
If your 4-H'er is interested in joining either of these teams, please contact our office.