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RIFLERY: Madelyn Lee shoots a perfect score in prone to lead the Tigers in a loss to Buford
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Madelyn Lee focuses on her target before shooting from a prone position. She earned a perfect score of 100 from prone. - photo by Rio White
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Dawson County and Buford’s riflery team prepare to begin their competition. - photo by Rio White

Senior Madelyn Lee led the way for Dawson County’s coed varsity riflery team during its home meet against Buford Thursday, Nov. 17, with the visitors winning 1082 to 1035.

Lee shot a perfect 100 in prone position as part of a total score of 286 — just eight points short of her school record 294. She shot 94 in standing position and 92 in kneeling.

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"Overall a disappointing night after shooting so well during our first meet against Lumpkin," riflery coach Maj. Robert Wiley said. "Like any sport, you have good weeks and bad weeks. We keep track of our wins and losses in riflery, but in reality, we measure our success on individual improvement."

While Lee led the way for the Tigers, other DCHS shooters had notable scores as well. 

Aaron Anderson came close to Lee's perfect prone mark with a score of 98. Trinity Brooks shot a personal best of 257, and Tritan Brooksher shot a season-high of 225.  

The riflery team will continue its season Thursday, Dec. 1, with a home meet against North Forsyth.

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