The DuBois Rifle and Pistol Club hosted the 2017 -2018 PA State Interscholastic 3 Position

Smallbore and Standing Air Championship match in DuBois, PA on Feb 23, 24 and 25 th.

Fourteen High School Teams and nine individuals from across Pennsylvania participated at this match.

Each team consisted of 4 firing members for both Smallbore and Air Rifle.

 

The favorite entering the state match was last year’s 3 position Smallbore State Champion team, Everett

Area High School. They were also the only undefeated Team entering the match.  Conemaugh Twp High

 School lost one regular season match to Everett Area.  Rounding out the top three teams, DuBois Area

High School entered the match with one loss to Conemaugh Twp.  DuBois did not compete against

Everett Area in the regular season.

 

After three days of shooting, Everett Area High School won the State Championship 3 Position Smallbore

 Title with a score of 2242.  Finishing three points behind taking 2nd place was Conemaugh Twp High

School.  DuBois Area High School took third place with a score of 2222. 

On the individual side.  Individual shooter, Madilyn Riegel from Northwestern Lehigh High School took

home the Gold Medal with a score of 573 – 21.  Second place finisher was Cailey Dahlquist from Trinity

Area High School with a  573 – 20.  Finishing in third place was Rachel Sprague from DuBois Area High

School with a score of 567 -13.

 

3P Smallbore Position award winners are:  High Prone, Allison Klavuhn.  High Standing, Abigail Zeitler

and High Kneeling, Madilyn Riegel.

 

Eight High School Teams and nine individuals competed in the Standing Air Rifle State Championship

Match.  Taking home the State Championship Title was DuBois Area High School with a score of 1530.

Conemaugh Twp High School finished close behind for second place with a score of 1524. Rounding out

the top three was Everett Area High School with a team total of 1517.

 

Taking home the Gold Medal State Championship Title in Air Rifle was Abigail Zeitler from DuBois

Area High School with a score of 391.  Silver Medal winner was Katie Frye from Derry Area High

School with a score of 389.  Bronze Medal Winner was Rachel Sprague from DuBois Area High School 

with a score of 388.

 

High School participating at this match:

Chestnut Ridge High School

North Star High School

Forest Hills High School

Northern Cambria High School

Myersdale Area High School

Bishop Carroll High School

DuBois Cental Catholic High School

Portage Area High School

Everett Area High School

Somerset Area High School

Shanksville Area High School

Conemaugh Township High Schhol

Southern Lehigh High School

DuBois Area High School

 

Individuals Participating:

 

Rachel Mills – Penn Trafford High School

Brooke Sargent – Penn Trafford High School

Rachel Bell – Cranberry Jr/ Sr High School

Austin Seigworth – Cranberry Jr/ Sr High School

Madilyn Riegel – Northwestern Lehigh High School

Cailey Dahlquist – Trinity Area High School

Amber Schifano – Mifflin County High School

Katie Frye – Derry Area High School

Lily Cicatella – Venango Catholic High School

 

 

The DuBois Junior Rifle Team would like to thank all the teams and individuals for

 

competing at this match.  It was a pleasure to meet and talk to so many fine junior

 

shooters, coaches and parents.

 

Congratulations to the winners and to all the junior shooters for a great match.

 

Regards,

 

Joanne Pentz