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August 11, 2017 |
Lake Country Action Shooters Round Out SASP Nationals With 7th Title Win

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Lake Country Action Shooters of Wisconsin capped off a strong week of competition with their win in the Varsity Division of the 1911 pistol event at the Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) National Team Championships in Ohio. The win was the seventh national title the team won at this year's event.

The Lake Country Action Shooters won the title with a final team time of 188.05 seconds. Dylan Richman of Hartland led the squad's title run with 41.52, followed by Alex Matson of Dousman with 45.35,Teagan Richman of Hartland with 46.84 and James Van Gilder of Hartland with 54.34.

Held July 8-15 at the Cardinal Shooting Center in Marengo, Ohio, 430-plus athletes representing 19 states put over 55,000 rounds down range during eight days of competition in the sport of Speed Shooting. The format of the match has shooters facing four stages, each with five steel plates. Racing against an electronic timer, each stage is designed to test a shooter's speed and accuracy.

Second place in the match went to the Central Florida Rifle & Pistol Club with 239.06. Dylan Johnson of Windermere was the squad's top shooter with 49.08, followed by Reed Carter of Windermere with 56.02, Zachary Bolotte of Oviedo with 63.98 and Zachary Briggs of Windermere with 69.98.

The Colfax Sportsmens Club Scholastic Pistol Team of Wisconsin placed third with a strong run of 248.06. James DeLambert of Blair led with 42.16, followed by James Budnaitis of Eau Claire with 57.70, Brandon Helland of Eau Claire with 70.00 and Ethan Leach of Colfax with 78.20.

The Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) is a youth development program in which adult coaches and other volunteers use the shooting sport of Speed Shooting to teach and to demonstrate sportsmanship, responsibility, honesty, ethics, integrity, teamwork, and other positive life skills.

Nationally, there are over 1,300 students and more than 400 coaches from 31 states participating in the Scholastic Action Shooting Program. The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc. (SSSF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is the National Governing Body for the Scholastic Action Shooting Program.

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