The Illinois S3DA held their state tournament on July 6, 2019 at Sahara Woods State Park near Carriere Mills, Il. There were 15 clubs/teams participating that traveled from all over the state to compete in the one day event.
The event started with an opening prayer by Pastor Chris Marsh of Ditney Ridge Baptist Church of Norris City and singing the National Anthem.
The NCOE Elementary team as well as the NCOE High School team took first in the team events. Twelve of the 21 shooters from NCOE had “podium” finishes, medaling and placing in the top three in the entire state.
Nationals were held the week of July 14 in Metropolis, IL. This featured the Nationals Outdoor Target and Outdoor 3D competitions.
Placings in the Illinois S3DA tournament on July 6 are as follows:
Elementary School: Lacy Sanders 1st place, Lily Sanders 2nd place, Zane Fiala 3rd place, Klaire Rigsby 4th place, Madison Campbell 5th place, Jayden Surratt 4th place, Brody Coy 5th place, Seth Neal 9th place,Tate Bickett 4th place
Middle School: Jerzi Sharp 1st place, Brooklyn Campbell 2nd, Austin Surratt 10th place
High School: Jalyn Sharp 1st place, Morgan Pearce 1st place, David Gross 2nd place, Haley Lange 3rd place, Kinsey Woodrow 3rd place,Hunter Gross 3rd place, Zeppelyn Fiala 3rd place, Sean Neal 8th place, Ethan Wyatt 11th place