Hempfield Captures 2013 WPIAL Team Rifle Title
By: HSSN Staff
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.