Rifle Tops Akron, 4682, in Palmyra
The Army West Point Rifle team topped Akron, 4682-4663, this past Saturday afternoon. Army had four members reach the 590-mark in air rifle and two shooters hit the 580-mark in smallbore. Yearling Emily Gay posted a career-high score of 593 in air rifle, which was tied with Anusha Pakkam and Clayton Hanson for the second-best score of the match.
“We did really well for our first match back,” Gay said. “It's great to travel again and I’m excited to beat Navy in a couple of weeks. Air rifle went well for me today, so I’m excited to keep the momentum going for our next match.”
Aggregate: Army 4668, Akron 4663. Army had the top three individual aggregate scores. Pakkam had the highest mark with 1173. Lauren McMahan had the second highest tally with a mark of 1172. Hanson's 1171 was the third highest tally of the match. Read more.