SCTP shoot takes place


Event hosted by Cardinal Center

By Rob Hamilton - [email protected]



Youth shooters from around the country were in Morrow County for the recent SCTP National Championship.

Youth shooters from around the country were in Morrow County for the recent SCTP National Championship.


Rob Hamilton | Morrow County Sentinel

The Cardinal Center in Morrow County played host to the Scholastic Clay Target Program National Championship from July 5-16.

Over the many days of the event, a total of nine events were held for youth shooters to compete in. The winners in each class for every event are listed below.

125 Target International Skeet

Overall Athlete: Joshua Corbin, Hillsdale College, 120.

Team: Collegiate, Hillsdale College, 235; Intermediate, Monroe County, 92; Senior, Northern Lights, 296.

Men: Overall, Joshua Corbin, Hillsdale College, 120; Collegiate, Joshua Corbin, Hillsdale College, 120; Intermediate, Cylas Prince, Monroe County, 92; Senior, Zach Hinze, Kansas City Crushers, 115.

Ladies: Overall, Cori Gordon, Cody Clay Crushers, 108; Collegiate, Emily Rasmussen, Union Grove Broncos Shooting Club, 106; Senior, Cori Gordon, Cody Clay Crushers, 108.

125 Target Bunker Trap

Overall Athlete: A.J. Anderson, Centennial Clay Target Team, 110.

Team: Intermediate, Sullivan County Shooting Sports Team, 263; Senior, Buckeye Chippewa Trapshooting Club, 317.

Men: Overall, A.J. Anderson, Centennial Clay Target Team, 110; Collegiate, Cole Prince, Monroe County, 108; Intermediate, Caleb Cutler, East Texas Clay Crushers, 108; Senior, A.J. Anderson, Centennial Clay Target Team, 110.

Ladies: Overall, Lacy White, Warriors, 103; Collegiate, Lacy White, Warriors, 103; Intermediate, Anna Swarthout, Fudd Dusters Shotgun Sporting Team, 86; Senior, Abbey With, FishHawk Dynasty, 100.

100 Target 5-Stand/Side Event

Overall Athlete: Turner Parcell, Mid Carolina Young Guns, 97.

Team: Intermediate, PC Eagles, 391; Senior, Mid Carolina Young Guns, 434.

200 Target American Skeet

Overall Athlete: Miles Hendrix, Gator Creek Young Guns, 199.

Team: Collegiate, Hillsdale College, 581; Intermediate, PC Eagles, 582; Senior, Warriors, 588; High School Senior, Lake Oconee Shotgun Team, 583.

Squad: Rookie, South Gibson County Shooting Sports Rookie, 461; Intermediate/Entry, Fudd Dusters Shotgun Sporting Team 8, 532; Intermediate/Advanced, PC Eagles IA 1, 574; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Waterford Wolverine Shooting Team 5, 580; Senior/Varsity, Flushing High School Skeet Team, 582; Open, Warriors 2, 568.

Men: Rookie, Ethan Ballentine, South Gibson County Shooting Sports, 175; Intermediate/Entry, Maddux Heinen, PC Eagles, 193; Intermediate/Advanced, Brendan Cole, Hunting Hills Hawkeyes, 198; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Mason Pillard, Kansas City Crushers, 198; Senior/Varsity, Miles Hendrix, Gator Creek Young Guns, 199; Collegiate, Dominick Ver Meer, PC Eagles, 197.

Ladies: Rookie: Taylor Hilliard, McKenzie Shooting Sports, 182; Intermediate/Entry, Rachel Varano, The Rangers, 180; Intermediate/Advanced, Ella Guidotti, Mid Carolina Young Guns, 185; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Courtney Wolfert, Waterford Wolverine Shooting Team, 183; Senior/Varsity, Nikolle Kussatz, PC Eagles, 196; Collegiate, Joan Green, Emmanuel College Clay Target Shooting, 198.

200 Target Sporting Clays

Overall Athlete: Rich Pazderski, Forest City Juniors, 197.

Team: Collegiate, Forest City Juniors, 567; Intermediate, Hunting Hills Hawkeyes, 533; Senior, Forest City Juniors, 575.

Squad: Rookie, Forest City Juniors 19, 440; Intermediate/Entry, Lake Oconee Shotgun Team IE, 444; Intermediate/Advanced, Hunting Hills Hawkeyes 3, 521; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Manchester Young Guns JV, 537; Senior/Varsity, Forest City Juniors, 569; Open, Crescent Elite Shooters, 522.

Men: Rookie, Charles Lapp III, Forest City Juniors, 160; Intermediate/Entry, Carson Single, Lake Oconee Shotgun Team, 180; Intermediate/Advanced, Brendan Riggins, Gator Creek Young Guns, 189; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Malic Magnusson, Manchester Young Guns, 189; Senior/Varsity, Rich Pazderski, Forest City Juniors, 197; Collegiate, Thomas Rose, Rose Hill Top Shots, 197.

Ladies: Rookie: Taylor Hilliard, McKenzie Shooting Sports, 167; Intermediate/Entry, Maggie Bohne, Hot Shots, 162; Intermediate/Advanced, Morgan Hilliard, McKenzie Shooting Sports, 166; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Clare Cheek, Central Georgia Elite Shooters, 174; Senior/Varsity, Kiersten Sales, Young Guns at Quail Creek, 192; Collegiate, Emily Purvis, ABAC Shooting Sports Club, 179.

200 Target Doubles Trap

Overall Athlete: Steven Margherio, Golden Eagle Youth Trap Team, 194.

Team: Collegiate, Jacksonville University Sporting, Skeet & Trap Team, 892.

Squad: Rookie, South Gibson County Shooting Sports 3, 407; Intermediate/Entry, Pinetucky Pullits, 101; Intermediate/Advanced, Jaguars Independence, 834; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Muskego Warriors Trap Club 4, 831; Senior/Varsity, Golden Eagle Youth Trap Team Varsity 1, 924; Open, Moulton Gun Club Youth Shooters, 870.

Men: Rookie, Tyler Burton, Team Henges, 172; Intermediate/Entry, Clayton Kovacs, Ohio Claybusters LLC, 176; Intermediate/Advanced, Bryson Elwer, Lake Oconee Shotgun Team, 181; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Kyle Polster, Jefferson Sportsmens Club, 192; Senior/Varsity, Steven Margherio, Golden Eagle Youth Team Team, 194; Collegiate, Brady Cox, Montreat College Clay Target Team, 193.

Ladies: Rookie: Taylor Hilliard, McKenzie Shooting Sports, 154; Intermediate/Entry, Ashlynn Hanefeld, Beaver Dam Trap Team, 149; Intermediate/Advanced, Kinsey Duzan, Centerburg Youth Shooting Sports, 174; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Allie Watson, Providence Christian Academy, 173; Senior/Varsity, Mercie Ashmore, Lewis County Trap, 185; Collegiate, Sarah Schwacher, Waterford Wolverine Shooting Team, 186.

200 Target Handicap Trap

Team: Collegiate, Jacksonville University Sporting, Skeet and Trap Team, 816.

Squad: Rookie, Carlinville Clay Busters Rookie, 522; Intermediate/Advanced, Jaguars Independence, 878; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Muskego Warriors Trap Club 5, 843; Senior/Varsity, Jaguars Freedom, 915; Open, JSC HDCP SR1, 860.

Men: Rookie, Tyler Burton, Team Henges, 185; Intermediate/Entry, Maddux Heinen, PC Eagles, 193; Intermediate/Advanced, Lane Adkins, Ohio Claybusters LLC, 188; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Kyle Polster, Jefferson Sportsmens Club, 188; Senior/Varsity, Quinn Glock, Ankeny Hawks Shooting Sports, 192; Collegiate, Sam Gammon, Iowa Central Community College, 188.

Ladies: Rookie: Taylor Hilliard, McKenzie Shooting Sports, 186; Intermediate/Entry, Lily Jennings, Ankeny Little Jaguars Trap Team, 166; Intermediate/Advanced, Sydnee Young, Muskego Warriors Trap Club, 181; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Brianna Giese, Muskego Warriors Trap Club, 174; Senior/Varsity, Madyson Flower, Fairfield Sportsmen’s Lead Slingers, 187; Collegiate, Sarah Schwacher, Waterford Wolverine Shooting Team, 168.

200 Target Singles Trap

Overall Athlete: Eli Watral, Waterford Wolverine Shooting Team, 200.

Team: Collegiate, Hillsdale College, 972; Intermediate, Ohio Claybusters LLC, 947; Senior, Waterford Wolverine Shooting Team, 988.

Squad: Rookie, Centerburg Youth Shooting Sports Rookie, 802; Intermediate/Entry, Lake Edinboro Sportsmen Squad 2, 867; Intermediate/Advanced, PC Eagles IA 1, 938; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Waterford Wolverine Shooting Team 3, 969; Senior/Varsity, Waterford Wolverine Shooting Team 7, 981; Open, Jaguars Patriot, 961.

Men: Rookie, Tyler Burton, Team Henges, 199; Intermediate/Entry, Paul Tepley, Buckeye Chippewa Trapshooting Club, 195; Intermediate/Advanced, Easton Pope, The Orange Crushers, 199; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Kyle Polster, Jefferson Sportsmen’s Club, 199; Senior/Varsity, Eli Watral, Waterford Wolverine Shooting Team, 200; Collegiate, Marco Palumbo, Pathfinder, 199.

Ladies: Rookie: Taylor Hilliard, McKenzie Shooting Sports, 196; Intermediate/Entry, Evelyn Kubiak, Bay City Buccaneers, 190; Intermediate/Advanced, Zoe Johnson, New Berlin Trap Club, 195; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Courtney Wolfert, Waterford Wolverine Shooting Team, 196; Senior/Varsity, Marcie Ashmore, Lewis County Trap 198; Collegiate, Culley Emerson, Buckeye Chippewa Trapshooting Club, 196.

100 Target Skeet Doubles

Overall Athlete: Dawson Williams, Forest City Juniors, 100.

Team: Collegiate, Forest City Juniors, 291.

Squad: Rookie, Forest City Juniors 14, 238; Intermediate/Entry, Forest City Juniors, 16, 260; Intermediate/Advanced, Forest City Juniors 9, 277; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Forest City Juniors 4, 288; Senior/Varsity, Forest City Juniors 2, 292; Open, WBST 1, 275.

Men: Rookie, Charles Lapp III, Forest City Juniors, 89; Intermediate/Entry, Alex Ray, Forest City Juniors, 94; Intermediate/Advanced, Gunnar Reed, Southlake Carroll Target Team, 97; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Drake Cooper, Forest City Juniors, 99; Senior/Varsity, Dawson Williams, Forest City Juniors, 100; Collegiate, Douglas Williams, Forest City Juniors, 99.

Ladies: Rookie: Hilde Versluys, KCCL Orange Crushers, 84; Intermediate/Entry, Savannah Scarisbrick, Central Georgia Elite Shooters, 86; Intermediate/Advanced, Ayden McKenzie, Forest City Juniors, 95; Senior/Jr. Varsity, Clare Cheek, Central Georgia Elite Shooters, 96; Senior/Varsity, Madeline Corbin, Sauk County Youth Shooting Team, 98; Collegiate, Amy Cawley, A&B Clay Busters, 99.

Youth shooters from around the country were in Morrow County for the recent SCTP National Championship.
https://www.morrowcountysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2022/07/web1_shooter2.jpgYouth shooters from around the country were in Morrow County for the recent SCTP National Championship. Rob Hamilton | Morrow County Sentinel
Event hosted by Cardinal Center

By Rob Hamilton

[email protected]

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