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TCA Clay Target Team Wins Big at SCTP Lower Midwest Regional Championship

June 28, 2018
By Joe Hamstra

The TCA Clay Target Team competed in the 2018 SCTP Lower Midwest Regional Championship at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, TX.  This event brought in over 200 hundred athletes from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. The TCA Eagles won 1st Place Team in Skeet with a top score of 289 out of 300, 4th Place Team in Trap, and 5th Place High Overall (HOA) Team.  

“The team did an exceptional job at regionals,” TCA CTT Coach Aaron Sims said. “We were 2 points up to capture 1st place in skeet from the 2017 SCTP National Champions. This is a huge win for our team and an amazing way to cap off a fantastic season.”

Additionally, several members won individual awards including:

  • TCA 2018 Graduate Matthew Roberson: 1st Place Varsity Skeet, 1st Place Varsity Trap, and 2nd Place Varsity HOA (Roberson scored his personal best for TCA in both trap and skeet by posting a 99 out of 100 in each event.)
  • Freshman Merril Stanfield: 1st Place Intermediate-Advanced (IA) Skeet and 3rd Place in Trap and Sporting Clay IA Lady
  • Freshman Wes Roddie: 3rd Place IA Skeet, 2nd Place IA Trap, and 3rd Place IA HOA
  • 8th Grader Nash Carlson: 2nd Place Intermediate-Entry (IE) Trap
  • 7th Grader McKenna Sims: 3rd Place IE Skeet Lady