Best Athletes Named in American Legion Junior Air Rifle Round 2 Postcard

The results for Round 2 of the American Legion Three-Position Postal Event are in!

The tournament offers precision athletes and competitors affiliated with an American Legion Post the opportunity to test their marksmanship skills in competition with other juniors across the country. The course of fire for the tournament includes 60 shots for registration at 10 meters (20 shots in prone, standing and kneeling positions), taken in two postal phases. The second phase took place from February 15 to April 1, 2023.

The 15 best individual competitors and the 10 best teams in each category (sporter and precision) will be invited to participate in the next National Championship.

Leading the precision event in Round 2 of the Postals was Griffin Lake, 17, of Emmaus, PA, with an outstanding score of 599-53X, losing just one point in the standing position. Next in second place was Katrina Demerle, 18, of Hamilton, OH, at 597-45X, while Isabella Baldwin, 18, of Nashville, TN, followed close behind with a score of 595-49X for third overall.

In sporter, Hope Dobek, 18, of Des Moines, IA, shot a score of 564-23X to edge out second-place competitor Charles Bratton, 18, of Clover, SC. Bratton reached a score of 561-23X in the event. April DeCastro, 17, of Fort Mill, SC, came in third overall with a score of 556-16X.

Best teams of the match:


  1. Lafayette, Virginia Shooting Club – 2342-144X
  2. Shelby County, Alabama Shooting Sports Association – 2339-147X
  3. Granbury MCJROTC, Texas – 2328-149X


  1. Ford Nation, South Carolina – 2188-66X
  2. Mariner HSS AJROTC, Florida – 2152-64X
  3. Gallatin Valley, Montana Snipers – 2132-59X

Find a full list of results on the CMP Competency Tracker page at For more information about the event, visit the CMP website at

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