Young Guns Compete In Belen

IMG_1584 (1).JPGTwo new junior varsity members of the Young Guns, Maria Lucero and Alex Pasulka at the Nov. 2-3 competition in Belen. Lucero only missed high overall for junior girls by one point. Courtesy photo

Resized_20191103_195950 (2).jpegYoung Guns coach Mike O’Neill, far left. with team members from left, Maria Lucero, Alyssa Vigil, Sam Bond and Chantry Stermer. Photo by Barbara Vigil

73111273_10214326449106881_8698441718053208064_n.jpgYoung Guns varsity team members competing in Belen Nov. 2-3 are, from left, Alyssa Vigil, Monica Smith, Sarah Randall, Sam Bond, Chantry Stermer and Andres Chacon. Photo by Lisa Randall


Los Alamos Young Guns shotgun sports team traveled to Belen for the High Plains Shootout two-day trap competition Nov. 2-3.

Team captain Chantry Stermer, a junior, led the way first in singles with a 96, first in handicap with an 89 and first in doubles with an 86. Stermer is currently high overall in the senior division ladies.

Senior Sam Bond had a strong showing, winning a shoot-off for third place in handicap which involved three rounds. Bond is currently seventh in the high overall mens.

Rounding out the varsity team, Andres Chacon of Coronado High School, Sarah Randall of Taos High School, Monica Smith of Los Alamos High School and two new varsity level shooters Gavin Robles and Alyssa Vigil, both of Pojoaque Valley High School. Alyssa Vigil had a strong showing taking sixth place in singles, third place in handicap and seventh place in doubles ending in fifth place for high overall.

Two new junior varsity shooters, Alexander Pasulka and Maria Lucero also competed. Lucero took first place in singles, third place in handicap and third place in doubles. She missed high overall for junior girls by only one point.

For more information on the Los Alamos Young Guns shotgun sports, call Mike O’Neill, (505) 309-1762.