The 60th junior rifle championship was held in Neepawa on May 31. More than 100 kids from across Manitoba turned up to compete.
The Brandon Wildlife Junior Rifle Club had a successful day. After intense competition and many countbacks, Brandon came home with nine trophies.
• Patrick Maybroda took home the .22 first place in the second division postal along with class C intermediate;
• Jarrod Hoddinott won second place intermediate .22;
• Lukas Knipping achieved third place intermediate .22 on a countback;
• Katharina Knipping took two air rifle postals — marksman first and intermediate first — along with first place intermediate air and first place overall at the competition
• Marksman Team first place trophy went to Marksman team one that consisted of Matthew Szoradi, Katharina Knipping, Sam Pople, Cole Neal, Jeremy Fisher and Parker Baraniuk with a score of 1187 out of 1200;