Posted June 9, 2017 6:30 pm by Comments

By Ammoland Editor Joe Evans

Emily Stith Wins Silver
Emily Stith Wins Silver

USA ShootingUSA -( Onto bigger and better, that’s what 18-year-old Emily Stith said upon her high school graduation day last week. The one she skipped to compete in the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Munich, Germany.

Friday, she proved what she was talking about while earning two silver medals in Air Rifle at the 27th Meeting of the Shooting Hopes junior competition in Pilsen, Czech Republic.

Stith (Colorado Springs, Colorado) highlighted a stellar day for the America rifle contingent that included three finalists and two team medals. Her teammate and Texas Christian University student-athlete Casey Lutz (Meridian, Idaho) also earned her way into the Final and finished sixth, the same spot she earned in Qualification.

The two combined with Olympic gold medalist Ginny Thrasher (Springfield, Virginia), a 12th-place individual finisher, to earn silver in Air Rifle team event. Ruby Gomes (Colorado Springs, Colorado) was 32nd while Morgan Phillips (Salisbury, Maryland) finished 35th.

On the men’s side, Spencer Cap (Cranbury, New Jersey) was the third Finalist on the day in the Men’s Three-Position Rifle event, finishing seventh overall after qualifying eighth. Cap’s Finals performance along with a 12th-place finish by Jared Desrosiers (Colorado …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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