Seven Gillespie County 4-H sharpshooters will represent Texas at the Annual Daisy National BB Gun Championship in Rogers, Arkansas, this summer after winning a state championship Saturday in Conroe.
Qualifying for nationals, July 4-5, was the Gillespie County #1 team of Darien Robles, Delaney Whitworth, Jacob Brown, Joshua Moore, Charles Schmidt, Joel Jenschke and Reed Spies.
The team earned a total of 2,310 points for the win ahead of runner-up Lake Houston (2,263) and third place Montgomery County (2,246).
Gillespie County #2 finished fourth with 2,226 points. Team members included Macie Rogers, Jace Williams, Kade Jenschke, Amy Dittmar, Autumn Adams, Hunter Frantzen and Tripp Dennis.
Finishing fifth with 2,163 points was Gillespie #3 that included Caleb Welch, Derek Whitworth, Clay Ellebracht, Amanda Phelps, Joey Wendel, Wyatt Turner and Gabe Cross.