Red River Parish 4-H Shooting Sports

By Addison Bounds (Red River Parish State Shooting Sports Ambassador)

The Red River Parish 4-H Shooting Sports recently participated in the Northern Regional and State Shooting Sports competitions. On March 26- April 2, Louisiana 4-H hosted their 2023 Northern Regional Shooting Sports matches. The Red River 4-H Shooting Sports team competed in the matches that week and pulled out some wins.


Juniors- Bailey Francis, Joseph Shaver, Trevor Bell 

Seniors- Brody Francis (1st place 3D compound limited; 2nd place modified FITA compound open, advanced to state)

Shotgun Modified: 

Juniors- Sawyer Maines (advanced to state), Brent Francis, Riley Keith

Seniors- Gabriel Dabbs (advanced to state), Remington Dabbs, Caleb Dabbs (advanced to state), Tyler Wilhite, Mason Wilhite, Jordan Friday (advanced to state)

Shotgun Advanced: 

Juniors- Brent Danzy (1st trap and skeet, 2nd overall advanced to state)

Seniors- Trey Simmons and Blake Francis

Rifle CMP:

Juniors- Morgan Moseley, Gabi Bounds, Hailey Dabbs, Gavin Franks

Seniors- Hannah Worsham, Addison Bounds, Ben Moseley

Rifle Silhouette:

Juniors- Gabi Bounds

Seniors- Addison Bounds (advanced to state), Ben Moseley (8th place rifle silhouette advanced to state)

4-H State Shoot was held at the Long Range Alley Gun Club in Grand Cane, LA, the David Means Memorial 4-H Center in Grand Cane, LA, and the Shreveport Gun Club in Shreveport, LA. Shooters from all over the state came to compete for a shot at winning state or advancing to nationals. It wasn’t easy, but some of Red River’s competitors came out with a win.

Shotgun Advanced: Brent Danzy (1st skeet, 4th trap, 7th overall)

Archery: Brody Francis (9th place archery, 4th 3D archery)

The Red River 4-H Shooting Sports teams would like to thank our 4-H Shooting Sports Coaches, 4-H parents, 4-H Agent and local sponsors for their support this year. Your support this year through fundraising, donations and other means has been greatly appreciated. Red River 4-H Shooting Sports would like to thank sponsors Sheriff Glen Edwards and the Red River Sheriff’s department for all their support each year.  National Rifle Association (NRA), Fairview Trucking Inc, Cason Plantation LLC, Bank of Coushatta, Rodney L Achord Electrical LLC, David Tray Murray (State Farm Insurance), Cason Land & Cattle LLC, American Bank, Bank of Coushatta (Coop.), and Weeks Tractor & Supply Co. LLC. Red River Parish 4-H appreciates your support of the Shooting Sports program and all 4-H programs in our Parish and the State.

The photo album is below.