By Lars Dalseide | July 24 2014 15:16

Postal Match team from the United States led by TCU's Katie Bridges

Junior Shooters at the NRA National Smallbore Rifle Championships

Bristol, Indiana - Every year at the NRA Smallbore Championships, the top 10 junior shooters are brought together for a special match; the Drew Cup.

Brought to life back in 2003 thanks to the British National Smallbore Rifle Association (NSRA), the Drew Cup is named for British Smallborer William Drew. It is a postal match where each team shoots a the specified course of fire at their home ranges and send the results in to be scored against other teams ... that would be teams from Australia, Britain, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States.

The match is fired as an English Match, 60 shots at 50 meters under International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) rules.

Picking top juniors form the Metallic Prone match during Smallbore 3-Position, the teams come in the shape of 3-man Junior Men, 3-man Junior Women, and an overall team of ten.

This year, the American team was comprised of:

NRA Smallbore Rifle Championships
Drew Cup

Place Name Score
1 *Katie Bridges 593
2 William Dixon 589
3 **Caleb Lloyd 587
4 **Remington Lyman 586
5 William Anti 583
6 *Emma Frenchu 581
7 **Peter Fiori 580
8 Jacob Buchanan 578
9 Jacob Hanni 577
10 Billy Azzinaro 557
All Team Total 5811

* designates members of the Junior Women Team
** designates members of the Junior Men Team
Virginia Thrasher, member of the Junior Women Team, shot a 591


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