Pierre Junior Shooters – National Champions

The Pierre Junior Shooters traveled to Rogers Arkansas and won the BB Gun National Championship. There were 64 teams that competed, over 320 competitors, 107 alternates and 53 competitors in the champions match.

Head Coach Johnathan Hays expressed how this team really helped each other out especially at the National Championships…

Rylie Stoesser led the way for Pierre and ranking sixth overall, followed by Griffin Gates with an overall finish at eighth. Jenna Kruger also finished in the top 15 as she finished in 11th while Skyler Ruth was 31st and Samuel Sterling was 48th. Ireland Templeton and Marlee Shorter were both alternates for Pierre both shooting very well.

For the Junior Shooters, it’s been a long six months according to Hays..

And for Hays, to be the coach of this team, means a lot to him…

Pierre beat out Walton, Georgia (2nd) Britton, South Dakota (3rd) and Humboldt, South Dakota (4th) for the title.