Valdez sweeps MAC rifle championships

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska. (KTVF) The Mid-Alaska Championships for rifle were being held at the E.F. Horton Range up at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Valdez Buccaneers dominated the field, winning both the air rifle and smallbore events.

Valdez Buccaneers sweep the awards after the 2019 Mid-Alaska Conference rifle championships. (Aaron Walling/KTVF) December 8, 2019

Valdez scored a 4,401 which was around 700 more than second placed Hutch. Their top shooter was Tiffany Larcom who took the top spot in each event.

Hutch finished runner up in air rifle and in the aggregate score, while Lathrop took second in the smallbore category. Delta, last year's MAC champion, placed fourth overall ahead of West Valley. West Valley's Diana Maxey took second in air with a 574 score, while Kelsey Wade of Lathrop, placed behind Lacrom for the top spot in smallbore.

This is where the season ends for high school rifle, since there isn't a state championship for the sport.

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