|County sends six shooters to state|
|Written by Holyoke Enterprise|
Six Phillips County 4-H members competed in Shotgun at Colorado State Fair at the Pikes Peak Gun Club in Colorado Springs over the Labor Day weekend. Scores are based on a possible 50 points.
Competing in Junior Individual Shotgun Trap were Wyatt Bishop, 44; Wyatt McCallum, 38; Tristan Sullivan, 32; and Gage Tuell, 30. Junior Individual Shotgun Skeet: Bishop, 27; Tuell, 24; W. McCallum, 23; and Sullivan, 18. Junior Individual Shotgun 5-Stand: Bishop, 27; Sullivan, 22; W. McCallum, 17; and Gage Tuell, 15.
Senior Individual Shotgun Trap: Trae McCallum, 47; and Daniel Martinez, 39. Senior Individual Shotgun Skeet: Martinez, 28; and T. McCallum, 13. Senior Individual Shotgun 5-Stand: T. McCallum, 15; and Martinez, 13.
Sponsors for the Shotgun program this year include the Haxtun Gun Club, Hassler Crop Insurance, Steggs Aerial Spraying, Scholl Oil & Transportation Co., Holyoke Community Federal Credit Union, Northeast Feed/Rick and Kathy Haynes, Holyoke Veterinary Service, Magnum Manufacturing, First Pioneer National Bank, Haxtun Locker Plant, Bar Lo Ag Sales, Hofmeister Insurance, Points West Community Bank, Hart Insurance Agency, G&L Sales/Phil and Stacey Geilert, Clint Nevins Scholarship Fund, Lyle’s Service, Spelts Roofing Co., L&L Ready Mix Concrete Co., KC Radiator Repair, Oliver Agency, Jack and Tish Falk, Rick and Gogi Noel/Blackwolf Transport, STC Corp. and Elaine McCallum.
Local Shotgun members are coached by certified instructors Todd Orcutt and Glen McCallum, with advisor Rick Noel. For more information on the 4-H Shooting Sports program in Phillips County, including Archery, Air Pistol, .22 Rifle and Air Rifle, contact the Extension office at 854-3616.