PA State SCTP & AIM Trap Championship Recap

What an incredible weekend!!! The targets were changeling, the food was delicious and the fellowship was fantastic.

First up was Saturday’s Pennsylvania SCTP Trap Championship. Our Junior Varsity squad of Jacob Lloyd, David Bell, Rachel Sauers, and Noah Temple finished in first place with a 461. Placing as individuals, Robbie Carpenter 2nd Place in the Rookie Division and David Bell placed 2nd in Junior Varsity with a 98.

Saturday’s breeze turned into 20+ MPH gusts for Sunday’s Pennsylvania AIM Trap Championship. Differing from the SCTP’s grade based grouping, the AIM program groups athletes by age. Our squads did very well in the extremely difficult conditions. Our Junior squad of Nathan Metzger, David Bell, Sam Rooney, Dan Riale, and Darin Wise took home second place in the Junior division breaking a Mason-Dixon weekend squad high 462 out of 500 targets. Sunday’s AIM event also saw one Clay Busters win an individual award. Stephanie Beardsley finished as the Junior Gold High Lady with a 90.

I would be remiss if I didn’t mention a few additional highlights of the weekend. Luke Beardsley shot a team weekend high 99 on Saturday and despite all that wind on Sunday, Darin Wise managed to break 95 targets. Matt Mills one of our first year shooters broke his first 25 Straight in Sunday’s AIM event. I’ll be looking for that hat at our Fun Shoot!!!!

All those ups and downs and all that hard work really does pay off and I would be remiss if I didn’t recognize the efforts of our outstanding coaches. I would especially like to thank Jesse Smith, John Elmore, Steve Beam, and Bob Banchiere for all their help and support. Great job!

I would also like to take a second to thank our sponsors and partners for their commitment…. Look at what these athletes were able to accomplished with your support!!!

Athletes and parents, please make plans to attend our Team Fun Shoot on June 22th at Jefferson Sportsmen and don’t forget to block off our September 10th Dinner and Awards night on your calendars.