Incline High Rifle team performed well in 2016-17 season |

Incline High Rifle team performed well in 2016-17 season

Special to the Bonanza
The 2016-17 air rifle team at Incline High School.
Courtesy photo |

The Highlander air rifle team’s season recently came to a close.

The members of this team tested their strength, concentration and control of their body down to each breath this season.

The highlanders boasted a team of 11 members, seven of whom were varsity: Kimberly Floam (manager), Victor Herrera, Kaelan Pugh, Sophia Holm, Symone Dees, Alexis Krolick and Hannah McCarey. The four students on junior varsity were Garen Cross, Daniell Martinez, Austin Rogers and Mitzy Deanda.

Herrera shot a score of 1205 average — he was the Highlanders’ top shooter this season and was awarded MVP.

Overall, the varsity team had a successful season, which consisted of four matches. During thsse matches, the marksmen competed for a possible 300 points.

Cross and Deanda competed in five matches with 24 individuals shooters —Cross placed seventh out of 24, while Deanda placed 11th.

All students also shot in “The National Civilian Marksmanship Program” (CMP) postal match against 204 shooters — Herrera placed 27th, Pugh placed 74th and Sophia Holm placed 96th.

The team is looking forward on doing better next year.