Airgun competitors finish 4th in nation

By Daily Herald

The Arlington International Airgun Club AIAC Juniors team finished with a bronze medal in the sporter-class club category of the National Junior Olympic Three-Position Air Rifle Championship held this month in Bowling Green, Ky.

The team includes Katrina Meier and Nicholas Meier, both of Glenview, and Hannah McHugh of Palatine and Matthew Kou of Prospect Heights.

The contest included 15 state champion teams, as well as the winning national champion team, from as far away as Hawaii.

In national overall sporter-class standings, the club finished fourth out of 36 teams.

Top AIAC Juniors finisher in the individual overall standings was Katrina Meier at 18th place in the 151-competitor field. Her score placed her seventh in her age category that included 51 competitors.