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
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.