Pueblo County JROTC RIfle Team Repeats as State Champions.
Hannah Brown won the State Championship
Brown and Nathaniel Romero were Co Two Man Team Champions
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Shooting their highest score of the postseason Pueblo County AJROTC narrowly defeated Zion Benton NJROTC 2187 to 2186 last week in the National Air Rifle League Championship Tournament. With the win Pueblo County will advance to the championship game to take on Nation Ford MCJROTC.
In their semi-final game Pueblo County AJROTC was led by, Nathaniel Romero who shot a 559. The remaining contributing members were Hannah Brown, Vannesa Martinez, Jennifer Knox, and . Pueblo County AJROTC is from Pueblo, CO, and is coached by Arnold Lewis.
Zion Benton NJROTC finishes the season with an overall 7 - 2 record. They are also the winners of the Navy JROTC Conference title, for the fourth year in a row. In their simi-final game Zion Benton NJROTC was led by, Bailey Hoenig who shot a 564. The remaining contributing members were Alexia Resendiz, Regina Raquino, Diana Roman, and Halie Creekmore. Zion Benton NJROTC is from Zion, IL, and is coached by Dan Hackstein.
The championship game this week, Nation Ford MCJROTC versus Peublo County AJROTC will be the first meeting between these two teams.
Stephen C. Klein
Senior Army Instructor
Pueblo County High School JROTC