Youngest Springfield Armory Shooters Make Big Showing At Berry’s USPSA Area 1
GENESEO, IL, July 28, 2016 (AmmoLand) – At just 12 and 13 years old, Justine and Jalise Williams are making a splash in the competitive shooting world.
At the recent Berry’s USPSA Area 1 Championships, Justine Williams claimed the High Lady prize and top B class honors in the Production Division. Older sister Jalise earned High Junior and top B class shooter in Single-Stack Division.
Just 16 months apart in age, the sisters share a common passion for competitive shooting sports but have chosen slightly different paths in the USPSA world. Justine prefers shooting her Springfield Armory XD(M) 5.25 Competition Model in USPSA Production Division. Jalise competes with her Springfield Armory 1911 A-1 Professional 9mm in Single-Stack Division.
Jalise Williams comments on her decision to shoot a single-stack pistol, “From day one, I wanted a single stack. That’s one reason my first pistol was the Springfield XDM, because it was the closest ‘feel’ I could get to a 1911, until I could actually get one. Shooting Single-Stack takes a lot of discipline and has been said to be a very tough division, which is also why I chose it. I enjoy the challenge and dedication that …Read the Rest