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10th Annual Pistol Shoot draws a variety of shooters
July 11, 2020

The Young Leader Committee of the White County Farm Bureau held their 10th Annual Young Leader Pistol Shoot at the Carmi Rifle Club on Saturday, July 11. Twenty-one shooters participated this year.

This year’s event had one competition, a “Speed Steel” event, where shooters had to work their way through six different stations, with five steel targets each. Individuals shot five relays at each station for a total of 150 targets shot. Time was kept for each relay with the slowest relay time at each station being dropped. All remaining times were added. The lowest overall time won the competition.

In the adult division, Jared Dowdy of Woodlawn, IL won the division with a total time of 78.64 seconds. Second place went to Justin Aldrich of Carmi, IL with a time of 82.79 seconds. Jason Kosikowski of Carmi, IL took third place with a time of 83.05 seconds. Jared won a brick of .22 ammunition for winning the division.

In the youth division (16 & under), there was one shooter this year. Kaitlyn Aldrich of Carmi, IL took first place with a time of 132.06 seconds. Kaitlyn received a brick of .22 ammunition for winning the youth division.

All of the shooters were given one ticket for the grand prize drawing of a Ruger Mark IV target pistol. The top three shooters in each division were given extra chances. Jason Kosikowski of Carmi, IL was the winner of the pistol. The Gun Room at Indian Creek RV in Norris City donated the pistol.

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