Small Bore, Pistol Teams Defeat NROTC

Parris Island's small bore and pistol teams captured their second victories of the season when they easily topped teams from teh Citadel last Friday night at the rifle range.

The small bore squad, which previous had taken the measure of a team from the University of South Carolina, beat the NROTC team from the Citadel by nearly 100 points.

DAVENPORTS TOPS

TSgt. Jesse Davenport and 2d Lt. William McMillan were the "big guns" in the Island victory. TSgt Davenport fired 382 out of a possible 400 in the small bore contest. He was followed by Lt. McMillan who hit 376.

The Parris Island Boot, November 20, 1953

Team Results
Rank Team Service Branch/Agency Score
1 Parris Island Small Bore Rifle U.S. Marine Corps 1,873
2 NROTC The Citadel 1,787

Individual Results
Parris Island Team
Rank Name Total Points
1 Davenport 382
2 McMillan 376
3 George 375
4 Hagen 372
5 Snyder 369
Team Total: 1,873

Individual Results
NROTC Team
Rank Name Total Points
1 Wood 373
2 Carlisle 357
3 Griffin 356
4 Warren 352
5 Cameron 349
Team Total: 1,787

WIN PISTOL MATCHES

In the pistol matches, Parris Island won even easier. The team with Lt. McMillan paving the way, beat the college shooters by more than 200 points. Lt. McMillan hit 291 out of a possible 300.

The Parris Island Boot, November 20, 1953

Team Results
Rank Team Service Branch/Agency Score
1 Parris Island Pistol U.S. Marine Corps 1,291
2 NROTC The Citadel 1,063

Individual Results
Parris Island Team
Rank Name Total Points
1 McMillan 291
2 Eagen 266
3 Davenport 262
4 Matthews 252
5 Lennon 220
Team Total: 1,291

Individual Results
NROTC Team
Rank Name Total Points
1 Casada 247
2 Field 241
3 Shinholster 229
4 Warren 186
5 Carlisle 160
Team Total: 1,063

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