South Side Bee Branch, Batesville AYSSP squads snag regional titles
By Ronnie Weston| May 10, 2012 at 2:44 PM CDT - Updated June 27 at 2:46 AM
LONOKE (AGFC) – Over 250 teams competed in this week's Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program regional tournament. The Gun Slingers from South Side Bee Branch won the junior division and the Clay Commanders from Batesville won the senior division. The regional tournament was held May 4-5 at the Remington range near Lonoke.
Two more regional tournaments will be held in the coming weeks, followed by the state finals June 1-2 at Lonoke. The top 16 teams from each region will compete in the state finals.
The AYSSP is an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission program that encourages youth to learn to shoot shotguns safely while enjoying the outdoors. To learn more about the AYSSP or to become a coach, visit www.agfc.com to download a brochure or contact Woodson, 501-230-4738.