Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Carroll Clay Target Team Defeats Allen in Trap Tourney

IMG_3174The Carroll Clay Target Team earned a victory last weekend in the Skeet Double Trap Tournament.

Leading the skeet doubles and trap event was Team Captain Nick Godfrey, with a HOA score of 188/200.

Godfrey’s nearest competitor for HOA was 10 shots behind. Justin Lee secured 4th HOA, Cameron Switzer and Spencer Fairchild scored 7th-8th out of 80 shooters.

The Varsity team showed their strength and depth by sweeping the skeet doubles event with a shutout. Skeet Co-Captain Cameron Switzer secured the gold medal with 94, followed by Co-Captain Spencer Fairchild’s silver-93 and Godfrey bronze-91.

The 100 trap event was won by Godfrey-97. Lee rounded out the five-man squad with 89 followed by Alex Shockley-87, Sporting Clays Co=Captain Bennett Gall-84, and Trap Co-Captain Austin Mossberg-78.

The CCTT won the overall team event, beating rival Allen decisively by 14 targets. The team won the traveling trophy for the first time in team history. The CCTT showed a winning performance in difficult weather conditions.

Carroll Skeet Team Captures Early Season Victory

The Carroll Varsity Skeet Team recently captured an early season victory last Saturday in the YTF Skeet Tournament at the Fort Worth Trap and Skeet Club.

The winning team captains and co-captains included Nick Godfrey (99), Austin Mossberg (86), Cameron Switzer (95), Spencer Fairchild (95) and Bennett Gall (95). The field of Dragons also included Gunner Perkins and JV shooter Cole Sanders.

Perkins in recently competed in the FITASC event at the National Sporting Clays Nationals in San Antonio. FITASC is arguably the most difficult of sporting clay competition. Perkins shot the highest score on parcorus 3 and 4. In addition, he traveled to Louisiana Cottonland to compete in Helice where he scored third place for both days of the event.