By Patrick Massey
The Cossatot River High School chapter of FFA recently competed in a statewide trap shooting contest and ended the tournament as one of the top teams in the state.
The Cossatot River FFA Trap Shooting Team competed Nov. 17 in Jacksonville for the 2023 Arkansas FFA State Trap Shooting Contest. The team earned several accolades during the competition, including First Place Southern District and Third Place Overall Squad.
In addition, Cossatot FFA members Flint Dickerson and Justin Bell tied for third in the southern district, each shooting 47 of 50 targets. Brodie Dickerson shot 46 of 50; Tayden Broach, 42 of 50; and Thomas Goethals, 40 of 50.
Other team members competing in Jacksonville included Cooper Hayes, Spencer Hammer, Landon Case and Gabe Bell.