Easley NJROTC squad places in championships

EASLEY — Easley High School’s Navy JROTC orienteering team competed Jan. 13-14 in the Southeast United States Interscholastic/JROTC Orienteering Championships, otherwise known as the Georgia Navigators Cup, held at Mistletoe State Park in Appling, Ga.

The meet was a well-organized event hosted by Georgia Orienteering Club. Schools throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee can enter teams in the interscholastic category, and JROTC units in the same states can enter both the interscholastic and JROTC categories. Teams consist of three to five students/cadets, and the fastest times from three of the runners each day determine the winners.

Easley’s NJROTC orienteering coach Chief Mark Stauder entered four teams of four cadets — two varsity and two junior varsity teams. The varsity teams placed third and fifth, while the junior varsity teams placed sixth and seventh.

The cadets on Easley’s varsity team one were cadets Kelsie Hart, Jason Jeanes, Billy Brown and Brady Beckman. Varsity team two members were

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