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Devil's Thumb Shooters stay on target in Juneau

 

October 28, 2021

Photo courtesy of Kathy O'Rear

Devil's Thumb Shooters. From left to right: Back row: Head Coach Larry O'Rear, Adam Perry, Tyler Miyaki, Trent Kittams , Erik Thynes and Cayden Turland Front row: Calden Smith, Thomas Slaven, Cedar Helms, Tucker Gibson, Serena Helms and Coach Cade Clay. Not pictured: Coaches Craig Anderson and Randy Holmgrain, team members Jonas and Markus Anderson, Alex Holmgrain, Cadence and Devyn Flint, and Emilia and Elias Anderson.

The Devil's Thumb Shooters marksmanship team traveled to the seventh annual Southeast Fall Invitational Shoot in Juneau last weekend.

10 student members of the team attended the competition and claimed a total of 31 awards while competing against students from Alaska and Washington. Students competed in four shotgun disciplines including American trap, double trap, wobble trap, and sporting clays.

The team practiced for five weeks and only on Sundays as they cannot practice at night without lights according to Head Coach Larry O'Rear. The team's ability to practice with their 12-gauge shotg...



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