North JROTC Wins Regional Rifle Competition
The North High School JROTC Rifle Team competed in the Eastern U.S. Regional Championships for the Marine Corps in Camp Perry, Ohio last week and won the Regional title for the second straight year, easily out pointing Pocomoke, MD 4299-4097. Fern Creek, KY took the 3rd spot with a score of 4076.
North was represented by Jessica Ebersole, James Ellefson, Lexis Smith, Zane Simonton and Anya Young. Ebersole led the North team with a 2 day combined score of 1095 followed by Smith 1075, Ellefsom 1065, Simonton 1064 and Young with a 1049.
North’s Ebersole won the all-around Individual Championship followed by her teammate Smith. Calbe Moxley of Dallastown, PA was 3rd.
Next up for the North shooters will be the Armed Forces National Championships at Camp Perry, OH March 19-22nd. North will then host the Junior Olympic State Championships in April.