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Iron Horse team 7th in Nationals

By submitted, 04/3/18 9:15 AM


HOPE – The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Iron Horse Shooting Team competed in the ACUI Collegiate Clay Target Championships in San Antonio, Texas, on March 26 through April 1.

The Iron Horse Team finished seventh place in all-around American events for their division and eighth place in high overall points.

Final event standings for the team:

  • Sporting Clays 9th place, Austin Johnston top shooter
  • Super Sporting Clays 6th place, Austin Johnston top shooter
  • International Trap 8th place, Zack Rhinehart top shooter
  • International Skeet 10th place, Austin Johnston top shooter
  • American Trap 12th place, Zack Rhinehart top shooter
  • American Skeet 8th place, Austin Johnston top shooter

Zack Rhinehart was chosen to shoot for a $500 scholarship. Out of 21 competitors, Rhinehart finished second by one target.

Iron Horse Coach, Eddy Anders, finished second in the Blaser Invitational Sporting Clays event for Coaches with a 95/100 score.

“It was a very eventful week with every day being filled with opportunity to compete at a higher level for trophies and scholarships,” said Eddy Anders, Coach. “We were right in the mix in every event, and the team worked together and had fun up to the very last day. It was my honor to represent and coach these young men at the National Championships.”

Pictured left to right: Austin Johnston of Genoa; Nicholas Lerew of Hope; Logan Crawford of Texarkana; Allen Westbrook of Blevins; Zach Rhinehart of Texarkana; Eddy Anders, Coach of Texarkana