Top Young Shooters Honored by Hannibal Parks & Rec
A number of young shooters were honored at the recent banquet marking the end of this season’s Shooter’s Education course.
According to the Hannibal Parks and Recreation Department, more than 40 children took part in the firearm safety awareness program, which starts in November, meets every week at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center, and is coordinated by Mark and Tammie McKinney. Representatives from the Missouri Department of Conservation also helped with the program.
The winning team was: Derek Coffey, Evan Flaspohler and Bobby Dinwiddie, coached by Markie McKinney.
The second place team was: John Fowler, who also coached, Malachi Dillman and Caleb Allen.
The third place team was: Jacob Hamm, who also coached, Dalton Largent and Geana Gilbert.
Individual winners were:
8-10: Sariah Barbee
11-13: Geana Gilbert
14-16: Sierra Barbee
8-10: Brook Doughty
11-13: Olivia Clark
14-16: Kale Flaspohler
8-10: Karson Westoff
11-13: Evan Flaspohler
14-16: Jordyn Hamm
Top Position – Rifle
8-10: Malachi Dillman, prone; Carter Sims, sit and kneel; James Largent, stand.
11-13: Evan Flaspohler, prone, sit, kneel, stand
14-16: Kale Flaspohler, prone; John Fowler, sit; Jordyn Hamm, kneel and stand
Top Position – Pistol
8-10: Kyle Gipson, prone; Karson Westoff, sit; James Largent, kneel; Brook Doughty, stand
11-13: Destiny Combs, prone; Evan Flaspohler, sit, kneel and stand
14-16: Kale Flaspohler, prone and stand; Kearsten Kreason, sit; Heath Ehret, kneel
90+ All with rifle (shooters who accumulate a score of 90 or higher on a target page): Jordyn Hamm, Kearston Kreason and Evan Flaspohler
10X shooters (Out of the 6,000 targets shot this year, only 17 of them hit the center of the 10-ring):
Jordyn Hamm, Kale Flaspohler, Olivia Clark, Geana Gilbert, Jacob Hamm, Heath Ehret, Shelby Patterson, Andrew Dillman, Sierra Barbee, Matthew Wilson, Kearsten Kreason, Ashton Wallace, Sariah Barbee, John Fowler, Bailee Sue Zinn, Evan Flaspohler and Kane Wilson