Athlete Of The Week: Cooper Champneys

Cooper Champneys is your D.L. Athlete of the Week.

Cooper Champneys took home the first national title awarded at the 66th Annual National High School Finals Rodeo.

Cooper claimed his first NHSFR title, but his second consecutive shooting championship.

Last year he claimed the National Junior High School Rodeo Championship in the same event.

At 14 years old he brings home the Rifle Crown to District 6.

As a freshman, Champneys held his own, shooting 114 in the prone position, 10 standing, and 108 kneeling for a total of 325 points.

He finished 5 points ahead of two-time defending champion Morgan Meyers of Texas.

Champneys rose above the poor weather conditions, finding his target despite gusty wind and sporadic rain.

Congratulations Cooper Champneys, your athlete of the week