Crimson Trace

August 4, 2017 |
Top Guns For Men's And Women's Trap Named At SCTP Nationals

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The top male and female athletes in Trap were recognized by the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) at the 2017 National Team Championships for their outstanding individual performances in each of its six competitive divisions.

Honored for their ability to break clay targets on the Trap field at the SCTP Nationals were women shooters Olivia Shane (Mogadore, Ohio) of the North Lawrence Claybusters in the Rookie Division with 178; Abby DeGroote (Bardstown, Ky.) of the Kentucky Clay Busters in the Intermediate/Entry Level Division with 186; Dakota Duke (Charlotte, Tenn.) of the Dickson Clay Commanders in the Intermediate/Advanced Division with 197; Elise Baker (Carlinville, Ill.) of the Carlinville Clay Busters in the Junior Varsity Division with 197; Jordan Osborne (Lynnville, Tenn.) of the County Wide Shooting Sports in the Varsity Division with 199; and Danielle Green (Evans City, Pa.) of the Evans City squad in the Collegiate Division with 196.

Among the men competing this year the top performances came from Damian Cowan (Wabash, Ind.) of the Kosko Dust Devils in the Rookie with 187; Brayden Tosh (Henry, Tenn.) of the Henry Co. No Fly Zone in the Intermediate/Entry Level with 194; Kameron Martin (Petersburg, Ill.) of the Menard County Sportsmans Club in the Intermediate/Advanced with 197; Woodrow Glazer (New Prague, Minn.) of the Wayzata Youth Clay Target Club in the Junior Varsity with 200; with Gunner Hall (Circleville, Ohio) of the Bead Deamons in the Varsity with 200; and Jordan Hintz (Burlington, Wisc.) of the B.H.S. Demons Shooting Team in the Collegiate Division with 199.

Held July 8-15 at the Cardinal Shooting Center in Marengo, Ohio, more than 2,300 athletes representing 29 states faced over one million clay targets during eight days of competition in the shooting disciplines of Trap, Skeet and Sporting Clays.

The Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) is a youth development program in which adult coaches and other volunteers use the shooting sports of Trap, Skeet and Sporting Clays, as well as the Olympic disciplines of Bunker Trap, Trap Doubles and International Skeet to teach and to demonstrate sportsmanship, responsibility, honesty, ethics, integrity, teamwork, and other positive life skills. Nationally, there are nearly 14,800 students and more than 3,300 adult volunteers across 45 states participating in the Scholastic Clay Target Program.

The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc. (SSSF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is the National Governing Body for the Scholastic Clay Target Program. SCTP was started by the National Shooting Sports Foundation in 2001.

For more information about SCTP and SSSF, visit www.sssfonline.org. You can also follow SCTP on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ShootSCTP or @ScholasticShootingSports on Instagram.