Hempfield’s Jordan Miller Wins WPIAL Rifle Title

Friday, February 10, 2017 | 1:17 AM

Hempfield junior Jordan Miller beat out Aleah Atkinson of Woodland Hills via the bull’s-eyes and center shot tiebreakers Thursday afternoon to win the 2017 WPIAL Individual Rifle Championship at the Dormont-Mt. Lebanon’s Sportsmen Club in Canonsburg.

Miller and Atkinson both registered scores of 200, but Miller 19 bull’s-eyes and 5 center shots compared to Atkinson’s 19 and 3.

It was a bitter-sweet win for Miller, whose older sister Keegan finished in 15th place, just one spot out of the PIAA state qualifiers. Keegan and Jordan’s dad, Tom, is the head coach of the Spartans, who finished third behind Trinity and Woodland Hills on Tuesday in the Team Rifle championships.

Jordan Miller (Hempfield) – 200-19x {won by tiebreaker}
Aleah Atkinson (Woodland Hills) – 200-19x
Matthew Corlew (Butler) – 200-18x
Shawn Halligan (Bethel Park) – 200-18x
Luke Montag (Butler) – 200-18x
Kayla Brownsfiled (Hempfield) – 200-18x
Wade Richards (Avella) – 200-17x
Jessica Baker (Trinity) – 200-17x
Hunter Wasson (Waynesburg) – 200-17x
Casey Mack (Bethel Park) – 200-17x
Julia Corrick (McGuffey) = 200-16x
Noah Lemley (West Greene) – 200-16x
Sarah Rodacker (Woodland Hills) – 200-16x
Emilee Tuttle (Waynesburg) – 200-16x
Kyle Dietrich (McGuffey) – 200-15x


(Above all qualified for PIAA state rifle championships)




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