Hempfield Captures 2013 WPIAL Team Rifle Title

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 | 10:18 AM


For only the second time in school history, the Hempfield Spartans are the master marksmen as they won the 2013 WPIAL Team Rifle championship Tuesday afternoon at the Dormont/Mount Lebanon Sportsmens Club in Canonsburg.

Hempfield, which also won the title in 2010, finished with a score of 800-66x to edge out defending champion Woodland Hills which finished with a score of 800-57x. Section 3 winner Hempfield came into the championships ranked third behind #1 and Section 2 champion Woodland Hills and #2 and Section 1 champion McGuffey.

Finishing behind the Spartans and Wolverines to round out the top six:

3)  McGuffey Highlanders (798-64x)

4)  Avella Eagles (797-62x)

5)  Trinity Hillers (797-59x)

6)  Plum Mustangs (796-56x)

The 2013 WPIAL Individual Rifle Championships will take place Thursday, aslo at the Dormont/Mount Lebanon Sportsmens Club in Canonsburg.

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