Five members of the Patriots, a local 4-H shooting sports team, have qualified for the state competition scheduled for Wednesday through Friday in Albany.
This is the second year the Patriots have fielded a team.
The event includes both archery and shotgun events. This is the first year the Patriots have competed in shotgun.
Four members of the Baker County team qualified in both events:
andbull; Hannah Myers, 15. She was the reserve champion in archery at the state competition last year.
andbull; Nicholas Barnes, 13
andbull; Sam Black, 13
andbull; Michaela Tholen, 14
Orrin Black, 15, will compete in the archery event.
The team leader is Toni Myers. Assistants are Donnie Tholen and Jack Myers.