Another great season for Schoolcraft trap shooters

Enthusiasm, recognition and awards for the Schoolcraft trapshooting team and athletes continued during its fall season.

Lakes Area Conservation Club (LACC) scholastic program director Neil Kreamalmeyer presented commemorative hunting combo knives to be used as Schoolcraft’s scholastic top gun trapshooting award, presented this year to Riley Reed. Reed won the shootout against some of Schoolcraft’s heavy hitters October 4, during league night at the LACC shooting facilities.

One of Schoolcraft’s experienced hitters, Hope Wright, scored a perfect 50X50, putting her into the top three female scholastic trap shooters in the state, Another of Schoolcraft’s scholastic trapshooting heavy hitters, Caden Fritts, tied for 1st place in the male division of the scholastic trap shooters.

Head Coach Chuck Fritts promotes discipline and sound mental mindset with his young athletes. The team is gaining respect on the state and national level. Colleges are beginning to take notice of particular athletes and Schoolcraft shooters have been recognized in PullUSA, a scholastic trap-shooting magazine. Interest in the team is growing — there is now a waiting list to join the team.

The season ends with a team banquet on November 5, Team parents will compete with their athlete to earn prizes.

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