Freeport, Illinois — Our NJROTC reports having a fantastic day at the 2018 NJROTC Area THREE West Drill/Academic/Athletic competition hosted at Recruit Training Commander Great Lakes IL.
Led by a first place finish in the academic competition, fourth place finish in the athletic competition, and a pair of 5th place finishes in armed basic drill and the personnel inspection your Pretzel Navy placed 4th overall out of 16 teams.
Special individual highlights included a first place individual academic competition finish by Hunter Deal, 4th place academic finish by Colton Steele, and a 9th place individual academic finish by Austin Martinez.
In the Athletic side strong individual efforts were turned in by Linsey Kleckner who won the female division of sit-ups with an impressive 229. On the men’s side Alex Piefer finished in third place in Sit-ups with 179.
The NJROTC relay team finished second overall. Arielle Vick earned a medal for finishing in eighth place in the unarmed knockout and Five cadets earned medals by finishing in in the top 10 in the armed knockout. That group was led by Cadet Jaylen Gildon’s 1st place finish, Gaige Devers (3rd), Autumn Canada (4th), James Bell (7th) and Max Sager (9th).
Fantastic day at the 2018 NJROTC Area THREE West Drill/Academic/Athletic competition hosted at Recruit Training…