Hopefully when you are reading this in early March the sun is shining and if you haven’t already been out shooting trap targets this year you are planning to do so very soon!
I want to congratulate the following shooters who made the 2016 Indiana All State Teams. It was a little tricky formulating the teams this year due to making sure everyone was placed in the right Category, especially with the addition of the Sub Veteran, Lady I/II and Junior Gold teams for the first time. As a reminder, a shooter is eligible for an age-based Category team only if they classified for that Category during the target year. For example, a 57 year old shooter would be eligible for the Sub Veteran team only if they classified as a Sub Veteran at any shoot during the year. If that shooter opted to not classify as a Sub Veteran, they would only be eligible for the Men’s Open Team.
The 2016 Indiana All State Teams are as follows:
Men’s Open- Eric Shroyer, Jason Seitz, Devon Harris, CW Arnett, Gary Scott, John Harden, Bobby Bolden, Ed Budreau, George Rezabek and Adam Hart.
Sub Veteran- V. Tank Lunsford, Garl Gresley, David Winn, Tom Neal, John Fry, Jeffrey Webb, Gregg Bauserman, Richard Garmene III, Bernard Matthews and Stephen Byrns.
Veteran- Jack Curry, Roland King, Michael Welte, John Roussel, Kenneth Heathcoate, Ben Morriston, Thomas Rhoads, Charles Graham, Tim Miller and Jack Keffer.
Senior Veteran- Bobby Hubble, Vernon Brown, Jr., Gene Baxter, Harold Bowers and William Tempest. Lady I- Chrissy Byrd and Jennifer Buck.
Lady II- Mary Lynne Downham
Junior Gold- Victor Hammond
Junior- Colton Bright, Clayton Taylor, Dillen Johnson and Kaleb Lanoue. Sub Junior- Bo Redd, Ethan Buck and Noah Rice.
Again congrats to each of these shooters! Also I want to recognize the High Average shooter in Singles, Devon Harris (.9905 avg), in Handicap, Victor Hammond (.9308 avg) and in Doubles, Jason Seitz (.9715 avg).
Make sure your calendars are marked for the many great shoots around the State of Indiana this year!
The IN Central Zone shoot will be held May 12, 13 & 14 at Roachdale Gun Club. The IN Northern Zone shoot will be May 12, 13 & 14 at Fulton County Gun Club, with the IN Southern Zone shoot being that same weekend at Indian Creek Gun Club on May 13 & 14. The program for each shoot will be 200 Championship Singles targets on Saturday, with 50 pair of Doubles then 100 Handicap on Sunday. Roachdale & Fulton County will be having “Fun Day” targets on the Friday of their shoots; contact each individual club for details.
The 123rd Indiana State Trapshooting Championships at Indiana Gun Club will be July 4-9, 2017. Also please plan to attend the ATA Central Zone shoot at Evansville Gun Club on July 28-30. Plus of course all
of our many ATA clubs will be hosting numerous shoots throughout the year. Keep an eye on indianatrap.com and shootATA.com websites in addition to Trap & Field magazine as all of the shooting schedules are finalized for the target year. Hope to see you all at several of these shoots!
As always, don’t hesitate to let me know if you need anything. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org.