Rifle Match

Parris Island's Small Bore team will meet the 3649th Ordnance Company, National Guard from Columbia, S.C., in a "shoulder to shoulder" match at the Small Bore Range today at 8 p.m.

Officer in charge of the Marine shooters will be Lt. W. W. McMillan. Coach is MSgt. J. A. Fowler. Shooting on the team will be Sgt. A. W. Hauser, Cpl. H. R. Matthews and Cpl. R. L. Shaffer.

The Parris Island Boot, October 16, 1953

Small Bore Team Wins

Parris Island's Small Bore rifle team defeated the 3649th Ordnance Company, National Guard, Columbia, S.C., 1,373 to 1,309 last Friday night at the Small Bore range here.

TSgt. Jesse A. Davenport fired the Marines' high score in leading them to victory over the 1952 South Carolina National Guard champions. Davenport racked up a spectacular 282x300 to lead his nearest competitor by four points.

The Parris Island Boot, October 23, 1953

Team Results
Rank Team Service Branch/Agency Score
1 Parris Island Small Bore Rifle U.S. Marine Corps 1,373
2 3649th Ordnance Company U.S. National Guard 1,309

Individual Results
Parris Island Team
Rank Name Total Points
1 TSgt Jesse A. Davenport 282
2 Cpl H. R. Matthews 278
3 MSgt Arthur Snyder 276
4 2d Lt W. W. McMillan 270
5 Sgt A. W. Hauser 267
Team Total: 1,373

Individual Results
National Guard Team
Rank Name Total Points
1 - -
2 - -
3 - -
4 - -
5 - -
Team Total: 1,309

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