The Smith Cotton JROTC Raider Team competed in Des Moines Iowa on Saturday Sept. 29. Starting at 5 a.m. in Des Moines Iowa, the Raiders competed in the PT Test, 10 Kilometer Road March, One Rope Bridge, Biathlon, Land Navigation (Compass Course), and Raider Challenge Course. The Raiders have been working very hard for their first meet in Iowa this year.
The Black Team was commanded by Cadet Captain Shelbi Davis. They placed third overall. They placed second in PT Testing, First in the 10 Kilometer Road March, second in the Biathlon, and fourth in One Road Bridge.
The Gold Team was commanded by Cadet Captain America Lerma. They placed third in the 10 Kilometer Road March and third on the One Rope Bridge.
Submitted by Public Affairs Officer Cadet Master Sergeant Cristina Tejeda
Front row: Cadet Captain America Lerma, Cadet Captain Shelbi Davis.
Second row: Cadet Private Victor Tinoconieto, Cadet Private Chris Melgar, Cadet Captain Eric Melgar, Cadet Private Rosbel Garza, Cadet Master Sergeant Cristina Tejeda, Cadet Staff Sergeant Steven Bradbury, Cadet Private Miguel Matacua.
Third row: Cadet Sergeant Noah Rosendale, Cadet Staff Sergeant Gage Mabry, Cadet Second Lieutenant Alex Sanchez, Cadet Private Adam Buskirk, Cadet Staff Sergeant Christian Sarabia, Cadet Private Blaine Sarabia, Cadet Sergeant First Class Austin Rieckhoff, Cadet Corporal Alan Sharp, Cadet Corporal Angel Alvarez