Two Runnels County 4-H members were recently selected to participate on the 2016 Texas 4-H Shooting Sports Team. Ballinger High School sophomore student Paul McDaniel and Ballinger Junior High School eighth grade student Cameron Poteet were each selected to represent Texas this summer. McDaniel will compete on the Smallbore Pistol Team in Slow-Fire Bullseye Single State, Camp Perry Round and Smallbore Hunter Pistol Silhouette. Poteet was chosen as an alternate for the Air Rifle Team. The Air Rifle Team competes in Three Position Sporter Air Rifle, Standing Position Sporter Air Rifle, and Air Rifle Silhouette.
The Smallbore Pistol and Air Rifle Teams are two of nine discipline specific teams that comprise the Texas Team. They will represent Texas at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational, June 26th through July 1st, 2016 in Grand Island, Nebraska.
Paul is the son of Lee and Joy McDaniel of Ballinger. Cameron is the son of Dwane and Wendi Poteet of Ballinger.