February 23rd, 2010

Teen Tyler Rico Wins NV High Power Championship

We congratulate 15-year-old Tyler Rico on his recent victory at the Nevada Regional High Power Rifle Championship held on February 13, 2010. Rico scored an impressive 791-26X, securing the overall “Open Winner” match rifle championship. Tyler also won the High Master Class and NRA Junior Class titles at the recent Boulder City, NV event.

distinguished riflemanThis NRA-sanctioned match, held at the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club, is one of many regionals conducted throughout the year. High Power shooters can also compete in the National Championships held each summer at Camp Perry in Port Clinton, Ohio. Rico secured his win by completing the four-stage course of fire that included 20 shots standing at 200 yards; 20 shots sitting at 200 yards; 20 shots from the prone position at 300 yards; and 20 shots from the prone position at 600 yards.

Rico, age 15, is a former Junior National High Power Rifle Champion. Tyler is also the youngest-ever recipient of the Distinguished Rifle Badge, which he received at the 2007 National Matches. Tyler and his father, Cecil Rico, joined the Remington High-Power Rifle Team in October 2009, and reside in Tucson, Arizona.

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