SCTP championships held


By Rob Hamilton - roberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.com



Youth shooters from around the country were at Cardinal Center in July for the SCTP National Championships.

Youth shooters from around the country were at Cardinal Center in July for the SCTP National Championships.


Rob Hamilton | Morrow County Sentinel

When not competing in events, shooters were able to get in some practice shots at the Cardinal Center.


Rob Hamilton | Morrow County Sentinel

Cardinal Center hosted the Scholastic Clay Target Program American Team National Championships from July 14-21, with youth competing in seven events during that time.

Following are the champions in each category of those events.

200 Target American Skeet

Athlete, Benjamin Schroeder, 200; Collegiate team, Michigan State University Shotgun, 592; Senior Divisions team, North Scott Trap Team, 591.

Squad: Rookie, Forest City Rookie Gold, 478; Intermediate/Entry Level, Young Guns IE I, 562; Intermediate/Advanced, Haywood Young Guns IA, 567; Senior/Jr. Varsity, CGES JV Skeet Black, 571; Senior/Varsity, Henry County Varsity Skeet 1, 592; Open, No Option S SPE, 578.

Men: Rookie, Bryce Hedrick, 186; Intermediate/Entry Level, Pete Wann, 191, Intermediate/Advanced, Dylan Dick, 200; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Harlan Brooks, 198; Senior/Varsity, Douglas Williams, 200; Collegiate, Benjamin Schroeder, 200.

Ladies: Rookie, Molly Elliott, 174; Intermediate/Entry Level, Kiersten Sales, 193; Intermediate/Advanced, Ella Kurrus, 187; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Taylor Wray, 198.

100 Target Bunker Trap

Athlete, Dawson Peer, 92; Collegiate team, Mason Dixon Clay Busters, 203.

Squad: Open, Flyway 1, 209; Intermediate Divisions, North Lawrence IA, 191; Senior Divisions, WWST Bunker 1, 223.

Men: Collegiate, Dawson Peer, 92; Intermediate Divisions, Austin Pohlman, 75; Senior Divisions, Logan Lucas, 90.

Ladies: Collegiate, Madelynn Bernau, 80; Intermediate Divisions, Abbey Wigh, 68; Senior Divisions, Faith Moerke, 80.

200 Target Doubles Trap

Athlete, Eric Long, 195; Collegiate team, Jacksonville University Sporting, Skeet and Trap Team, 804.

Squad: Rookie, BACC Rookie, 227; Intermediate/Entry Level, Ankeny Centennial Little Jags Echo, 718; Intermediate/Advanced, Golden Eagle Intermediate 1, 887; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Ankeny Centennial Jaguars Delta, 870; Senior/Varsity, North Scott HS Red, 948; Open, WWST State Doubles PH, 827.

Men: Rookie, Thomas Burton, 171; Intermediate/Entry Level, Ben Stocker, 169; Intermediate/Advanced, Stephen Leonard, 190; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Emanuel Butdorf, 182; Senior/Varsity, Eric Long, 195; Collegiate, Jordan Hintz, 195.

Ladies: Intermediate/Entry Level, Kiersten Sales, 156; Intermediate/Advanced, Ella Kurrus, 174; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Leah Hofstadter, 181; Senior/Varsity, Tomi Ownby, 189.

200 Target Handicap Trap

Athlete, Matthew DeBord, 192; Collegiate team, Jacksonville University Sporting, Skeet and Trap Team, 799.

Squad: Rookie, WWST R, 699; Intermediate/Entry Level, Ankeny Centennial Little Jags Echo, 814; Intermediate/Advanced, Golden Eagle Intermediate 1, 912; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Buckeye Chippewa HDCP JV, 820; Senior/Varsity, North Scott HS White, 911; Open, Cass County Clays Open, 798.

Men: Rookie, Thomas Burton, 186; Intermediate/Entry Level, Alan Hauser, 191; Intermediate/Advanced, Landon Sievers, 191; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Kaden Westfall, 186; Senior/Varsity, Tanner Harrison, 191; Collegiate, Matthew DeBord, 192.

Women: Rookie, Madalynn Schroder, 130; Intermediate/Entry Level, Angie Wolfert, 182; Intermediate/Advanced, Ella Kurrus, 181; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Kallista Roers, 181; Senior/Varsity, Nicole Breese, 190.

200 Target Sporting Clays

Athlete, Todd Hitch, 198; Collegiate team, Michigan State University Shotgun, 533; High School team, Southlake Carroll Training Program, 542.

Squad: Rookie, Young Guns Rookie 1, 429; Intermediate/Entry Level, 518; Intermediate/Advanced, Henry County NFZ IA SC 1, 499; Senior/Jr. Varsity, CGES JV Sporting Black, 555; Senior/Varsity, Lost SV, 565; Open, Monroe County Open, 544.

Men: Rookie, James Frank, 162; Intermediate/Entry, Brayden Wojcieszak, 176; Intermediate/Advanced, Hunter Raley, 180; Senior/Junior Varsity, Todd Hitch, 198; Senior/Varsity, Colin Davis, 194; Collegiate, Nicholas Blenker, 196.

Ladies: Rookie, Molly Elliott, 142; Intermediate/Entry Level, Kiersten Sales, 167; Intermediate/Advanced, Abbey Wigh, 159; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Dallas Ward, 189.

200 Target Singles Trap

Athlete, Jack Meixelsperger, 200; Collegiate team, Marquette Hilltoppers Trap Team, 966; High School team, North Scott Trap Team, 991.

Squad: Rookie, WWST Nationals Trap R, 875; Intermediate/Entry Level, Ankeny Little Jags Echo, 910; Intermediate/Advanced, Golden Eagle Intermediate 1, 959; Senior/Jr. Varsity, CCB JV, 957; Senior/Varsity, North Scott HS Red, 983; Open, Wayzata Trap 1, 966.

Men: Rookie, Thomas Burton, 195; Intermediate/Entry Level, Ricky Fabry, 196; Intermediate/Advanced, Tyler Haney, 199; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Dominic Menedez, 200; Senior/Varsity, Jack Meixelperger, 200; Collegiate, Jordan Hintz, 200.

Ladies: Rookie, Molly Elliott, 185; Intermediate/Entry Level, Mia Moriarty, 189; Intermediate/Advanced, Ella Kurrus, 187; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Dallas Ward, 197.

100 Target Doubles Skeet

Athlete, Tate Skipper, 100; Team, Collegiate, Central Georgia Elite Shooters, 259.

Squad: Rookie, LOST Rookie, 196; Intermediate/Entry Level, Allen-SkeetDbls-9, 250; Intermediate/Advanced, Haywood Young Guns IA, 268; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Mambas JV, 281; Senior/Varsity, Henry County NFZ Skeet Dbl 4, 289; Open, KCCL Mixed, 280.

Men: Rookie, Evan Dowd, 79; Intermediate/Entry Level, Connard Bailey, 92; Intermediate/Advanced, Jesse Lewis, 97; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Rennie Wilson III, 97; Senior/Varsity, 100; Collegiate, Matt Chlupach, 95.

Women: Rookie, Tinsley Rigsby, 52; Intermediate/Entry Level, Kiersten Sales, 85; Intermediate/Advanced, Ella Kurrus, 91; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Dallas Ward, 96; Senior/Varsity, Meghan Darrough, 98.

Youth shooters from around the country were at Cardinal Center in July for the SCTP National Championships.
https://www.morrowcountysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2018/08/web1_team.jpgYouth shooters from around the country were at Cardinal Center in July for the SCTP National Championships. Rob Hamilton | Morrow County Sentinel

When not competing in events, shooters were able to get in some practice shots at the Cardinal Center.
https://www.morrowcountysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2018/08/web1_shooter.jpgWhen not competing in events, shooters were able to get in some practice shots at the Cardinal Center. Rob Hamilton | Morrow County Sentinel

By Rob Hamilton

roberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.com

Rob Hamilton can be reached at 419-946-3010, ext. 1807. Connect with him on Twitter at @SportsMCS

Rob Hamilton can be reached at 419-946-3010, ext. 1807. Connect with him on Twitter at @SportsMCS