Shooting in Farmington Saturday for the Los Alamos Young Guns are, from left, Joseph Maes, Gavin Robles, Rhyen Vigil, Matthew Nowell, Alyssa Vigil, Donovan Allen, Sarah Randall, Morgan Catlin and Kadin Hansel. Photo by Barbara Vigil
Medal winners on the Los Alamos Young Guns team Saturday were, from left, Morgan Catlin, Gavin Robles, Alyssa Vigil, Rhyen Vigil and Sarah Randall. Photo by Barbara Vigil
Competitor’s shoot at Morgan Catlin’s hat after he broke his 50 straight clays Saturday in Farmington. Photo by Barbara Vigil
BY BARBARA VIGIL
Nine athletes from the Los Alamos Young Guns team traveled to Farmington last weekend to compete in the New Mexico High School Clay Target Association Zone 1 Competition.
- Sarah Randall took first in Varsity Female Handicap and third in Varsity Female Singles.
- Alyssa Vigil took first in Varsity Female Doubles
- Rhyen Vigil took first in Varsity Female Singles, third in Varsity Female Doubles and third in Varsity Female Handicap after a shoot off with Elysia Hidalgo from Albuquerque.
- Morgan Catlin took third in Varsity Male Handicap after a three way shoot off and his first 50 straight in Handicap and had his hat shot at by fellow competitors in recognition.
- Gavin Robles took third in Varsity Male Doubles.
- Other team participants were:
Intermediates Joseph Maes and Kadin Hansel
Varsity Matthew Nowell and Donovan Allen
- Coach Mike O’Neill won the Coaches’ Challenge
The Los Alamos Young Guns will be practicing hard for the next few weeks before participating in the New Mexico High School State Competition May 6 – 8 at the Whittington Center in Raton.
Los Alamos Young Guns Coach Mike O’Neill receives his proze for winning the Coaches’ Challenge in Farmington Saturday. Photo by Lisa Randall