Kentucky Rifle Wraps Two-Match Weekend with 4692 at Memphis
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Kentucky rifle team defeated Memphis 4692-4674 to conclude a two-match weekend on the road with as many victories.
Kentucky defeated No. 12 Ole Miss 4694-4647 on Saturday. The Wildcats have emerged victorious from each of its four matches this year, including the three-team Kentucky Long Rifle Match earlier this month.
UK shot 2322 in smallbore. The Wildcats shot seven points fewer than their score a year ago.
The Wildcats improved their air rifle score from a day ago by five points to 2370.
Ruby Gomes shot a smallbore personal best 580.
The Wildcats won the opening discipline 2322-2319.
Cathryn Papasodora led the way for UK, second overall in the match, with a 583 – same as Memphis’ Levi Clark who was top shooter in the match.
Gomes was fourth overall in smallbore with her non-squad 580, same as Hanna Carr and Jason Spaude – both of whom were on the scoring squad. Hailee Sigmon shot 579 and Will Shaner produced a 575.
Air rifle report
UK outscored Memphis in air rifle 2370-2355.
Will Shaner led all competitors with a 596. Gomes (593) and Papasodora (592) were the other Wildcats over 590.
Sigmon scored 589 and Carr rounded out UK’s AR squad with a 583.
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