Vicksburg Clay Target Team to Compete in State Finals

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Molly Young, a sixth grader, readies her shot.

By Kip Young

The Michigan High School Clay Target League season-ending state tournament is June 17th in Mason. The Bulldog Clay Target Team will be well represented with 25 student athletes attending. Each team member will shoot 100 targets that day for team and individual scores. The athletes competing are Tristan Bierema, Tyler Borden, Lucas Cannizzaro, Austin Currie, Kyle Feasel, JP Fritz, Kody Fruehauf, Jordan Gorsline, Haven Haring, Jeffrey Hoagg, Anthony Knowles, Jager Luegge, Owen Moberley, Eliot Pierce, Anthony Renzema, Glen Rhyner, Travis Robertson, Cody Robinson, Zachary Sackrider, Tyler Sands, Jakob Schmidt, Tanner White, Chase Willcutt, Michael Wright Jr and Trevor Young.

This is the inaugural season for the Bulldog team, which consists of boys and girls in grades 6-12. Forty-eight students on the team shot over 21,000 clay targets so far. The Bulldog Clay Target team is in Conference 4 and is the second largest team in the state. Romeo and Armada high schools round out the other conference 4 teams. For up-to-date Michigan league information and standings visit http://www.miclaytarget.com

First 25 Straight

Kody Fruehauf, a junior at Vicksburg, recorded the team’s first-ever 25 straight during competition week 3. Kody received a league 25 straight patch and is listed on the state website.

Friends of the NRA Contribute

The FNRA of Michigan recently donated ammunition and shotguns to the Bulldog program. Included in the donation were three shotguns, including two scaled-down youth models for younger or smaller shooters. Also included in the grant were 20 cases of ammunition, approximately 20 percent of the season’s needs.

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