Eagles pull 1st, 3rd place in Edgefield

Eagle shooters Abby Lewis, Mikaela Miller and Ella Grace Harrison | Richard Winn

EDGEFIELD – Richard Winn’s shooting team competed in the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Sporting Clay Championship in Edgefield on March 13. Two varsity teams stood atop the podium at the end of the day.

The Senior Ladies team of Abby Lewis, Mikaela Miller and Ella Grace Harrison placed first out of ten teams. The senior school team of Caleb Geddens, Campbell Sims and Berry Bonds placed third overall.

Lewis shot the highest for the Eagle girls with 78, Miller and Harrison followed closely with 77 and 75 respectively. The team’s individual scores were second, third and fourth highest in the division.

The Eagle boys team finished third out of 32 teams competing. Bonds shot a team-high 89, Sims shot an 84 and Geddens hit 79 of 100 clays. Bonds’s score was tied for third highest overall in the senior male division. Eagle shooter Matt Tate shot 86 on the day to tie for fourth place in the senior male division’s highest overall.

Miller received a $2,000 scholarship from the Hampton Wildlife Fund for her first place score. Berry Bonds and Caleb Geddens each received a $1,000 scholarship at the event.

Also highlights for the team, the JV team of Aaron Geddens (92), JT Wilkes (90) and Charlie Bonds (89) and middle school team of TJ Knight, Hoffman Sharpe and Dylan Albert both finished in first place in their divisions.

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