Shooting Sports USA | 47 athletes from Team USA will compete in the 2021 ISSF World Junior Championships

Junior athletes from the USA will compete in more than 30 events at the 2021 International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Junior Championships. The match will take place from September 28th to October 9th at the Las Palmas Shooting Range in Lima, Peru.

Team USA’s 47-man roster includes Olympic champion Will Shaner and silver medalist Mary Tucker, Tokyo Olympics alternates Katelyn Abeln and Hunter Battig, and 2021 Junior Olympic champions Molly McGhin, Remington Smith, Alishia Fayth Layne , Ben Keller and Carey Garrison. In addition to individual standouts, the roster features shooters from collegiate rifle powerhouses such as West Virginia University, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, University of Kentucky, Murray State, Ole Miss, Army West Point and Ohio State.

Several team events will debut this week at the 2021 ISSF World Junior Championships. They are listed below:

  • 10m air rifle team men
  • 10m air rifle team women
  • 10m air pistol team men
  • 10m Air Pistol Team Women
  • 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Team Men
  • 25m Pistol Team Women
  • 50 m rifle 3 position team men
  • 50 m rifle 3 position team women
  • Trap Team Men
  • Trap Team Women
  • Skeet team men
  • Skeet team women

Below are the US athletes participating in the 2021 ISSF World Junior Championships by discipline:

skeleton of men
  • Aidin Burns (Ingram, Texas)
  • Ben Keller (Johnstown, Colorado)
  • Eli Ellis (Kingsport, Tennessee)
  • Luke Priestly (Robstown, Texas)
  • Jordan Sapp (Gilbert, Arizona)
  • Josh Grganto (Granite Bay, California)

Skeet of women
  • Alishia Fayth Layne (Colombia, Tennessee)
  • Haidyn Stewart (Greensboro, Georgia)
  • Jessi Griffin (Jasper, Georgia)
  • Karsyn Ross (Seguin, Texas)

man trap
  • Grayson Davey (Columbus, Georgia)
  • Jack Nelson (Kimberly, Id.)
  • Owen Bin (Kerrville, Texas)
  • Tristan Schroeder (Battle Creek, Mich.)
  • Vincente Mercado (San Antonio, Texas)
  • Emilio Carvalho (Tranquility, California)

woman trap
  • Bethany High (Camilla, Georgia)
  • Carey Garrison (Crossville, Tennessee)
  • Faith Pendergrass (Pulaski, Tennessee)
  • Ryann Phillips (Gail, Texas)
  • Sidney Coffin (Spring Branch, Texas)
  • Sydney Warriors (Cave Creek, Arizona)

woman gun
  • Mary Tucker (Sarasota, Florida) (University of Kentucky)
  • Katie Zaun (Buffalo, ND)
  • Molly McGhin (Griffin, Georgia) (West Virginia University)
  • Kristen Derting (Salem, Oregon) (Ole Miss)
  • Natalie Perrin (Coopersville, Mich.) (West Virginia University)
  • Katrina Demerle (Hamilton, Ohio)
  • Rachael Charles (Urbandale, Ia.)
  • Julianna Hays (Maplewood, Minnesota)
  • Bremen Butler (Fort Wayne, Ind.)

man gun
  • Will Shaner (Colorado Springs, Colorado) (University of Kentucky)
  • Rylan Kissell (Lake George, Colorado) (University of Alaska-Fairbanks)
  • Gavin Barnick (Appleton, Wisconsin) (University of Alaska-Fairbanks)
  • John Blanton (Wingate, Indiana) (Murray State)
  • Kyle Kutz (Darien, Conn.) (Army West Point)
  • Braden Chimneys (San Angelo, Texas)
woman gun
  • Katelyn Abeln (Douglasville, Georgia) (Ohio State)
  • Suman Sanghera (Great Falls, Virginia)
  • Annabell Yi (Diamond Bar, California)
  • Ada Korkhin (Brookline, Massachusetts)
  • Abbie Leverett (Bainbridge, Georgia)
men’s pistol
  • Remington Smith (Ashburn, Georgia)
  • Hunter Battig (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
  • Wesley Anderson (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
  • Henry Leverett (Bainbridge, Georgia) (Ohio State)
  • Paul Kang (Los Angeles, California)

For live results and more visit the ISSF website. Learn more about shooting in the United States.

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