Lincoln County’s Patrick Hubble of the 4-H Anchor Point Archery Club and Colby Robeson of the 4-H Coastal Ranchers Club stand in 46th and 48th place, respectively, after the first day of competition in the 2018 National 4-H Shooting Sports Championships in Grand Island, Neb.
Both earned medallions and qualified for the three-day competition last June at the Oregon 4-H Shooting Sports State Contest.
Nearly 700 4-H youth, ages 15-19, from across the nation are competing in Grand Island in the national championships. Several disciplines are offered to youth to compete in, including Archery, Air Rifle, Air Pistol, Smallbore Rifle, Smallbore Pistol, Muzzle Loading, Hunting Skills and Wildlife Management.
Twelve youth from Oregon are in Nebraska representing Archery, Shotgun, Smallbore Rifle, Hunting Skills and Wildlife Management. Hubble and Robeson are representing Lincoln County 4-H.
For more information about the Lincoln County 4-H Program or the Oregon 4-H Shooting Sports Program, call Lincoln County 4-H Program Coordinator and Assistant State Shooting Sports Coordinator Todd Williver at the OSU Extension Office, 541-648-6815.
Visit https://4h.unl.edu/4hssnationalchamp/ for photos, up to date competition results and more information about the National Shooting Sports Championship.
Results for the Oregon Youth After Day 1:
Daniel Geroux – 1st
Ashley Myers – 8th
Drayson Gibson – 6th
Patrick Hubble – 46th
Colby Robeson – 48th
Allison Dixson – 66th
Archery Team – 8th (of 24 teams)
Elias Tollefson – 10th
Devon Brittner – 41st
Ian Hull – 56th
Tanner Crawford – 85th
Shotgun Team – 10th (of 28 teams)
Hunting Skills and Wildlife Management
Brandon Bailey-Baird – 28th
Jake Hedrick-Allen – 48th