Jul 29, 2012
7/29/2012 11:00:00 AM Blue Bag Media No comments
BY JOY ROSEBERRY
ASST. MANAGING EDITOR
GREENVILLE—Elisabeth Harless has earned the title “2012 Miss Annie Oakley” after calmly outshooting her competitors at this year’s contest. Although only nine girls competed in this year’s competition, the shooting was really ‘on target’ as the first two contestants to fall, did so from the 75 foot mark. Elisabeth made the wining shot from 105 feet (only 10 feet from the record of 115) to claim this year’s title.
Elisabeth, 16, the daughter of Margaret Hawes, is a sophomore at Tri-Village High School. Her sponsors were Jack and Carol Harless.
First runner-up was Courtney Osborne, 14, daughter of Kathryn and Gerald Osborne, is a sophomore at Tri-Village High School. Her sponsor was the New Madison Mini Mart.
Seventeen year old Rachel Francis was the third runner-up, , daughter of Gary and Susan Francis, is a senior at Ansonia High School. Her sponsor was Francis Auto Image.
Also competing in the final rounds was Alyssa Baumgardner, 15, daughter of John Baumgardner and Jodi Byers, is a sophomore, Greenville High School. Her sponsor was Greenville Car Wash.
Other participants in the competition were Marie Blakeley, 17, daughter of Bob and Carolyn Blakeley, a senior at Ansonia High School. Her sponsor was sponsor Schmitmeyer Organic Dairy Farm.
Kayla Knapke, 14, daughter of Keith and Julie Knapke, is a freshman at Ft. Recovery High School. Her sponsor was Philothea Country Club.
Cailin Litten, 14, daughter of Doug and Lora Miller and Jeremy Litten, is a freshman at Bradford High School. Her sponsor was Shook Cycle Service LLC. Cailin received the annual Best Costume Award.
Molly Magoto, 17, daughter of Jerry Magoto and Lori Lloyd, is a senior at Greenville High School. Her sponsor was Greenville FFA.
Majennica Nealeigh, 16, daughter of Dan and Melanie Nealeigh, is a home-schooled senior. Her sponsor was Greenville Farm Power of the Past.