RIFLE LEAGUE

Ben Swanson of the Jamestown rifle team fired a perfect 400, leading his team to a second-place finish in the Western Division of the Vermont Winter Postal League.

It was the first time a competitor has fired a perfect 400 this season and only the fourth time in league history.

The team finished third overall, just one point ahead of Whitehall (1,573-1,572).

The team’s other shooters were David Allen 393, Clayton Hanson 392 and Todd Hanson 388.

Clayton Hanson (393.5) has the 10th-highest average and Swanson (392.75) is ranked 12th, in a league of more than 100 shooters.

Clayton Hanson, Swanson and Andre Delcalzo were all named to the league’s junior all-star team. Allen and Swanson were both named to the open all-star team.

Plattsburgh Rough Riders 1,581

Albion 1,575

Jamestown 1,573

Whitehall 1,572

Quaker Hill 1,565

Barrington 1,542

Northfield 1,520

Aces 1,501

Hudson, Modesto 1,492

St Lawrence 1,348

Junior Rough Riders 1,247

Hudson Falls 1,132

Burlington 787

Sharpshooters 711

Marksman 303