Beaver Local to take aim at Black Wing

The Beaver Local Youth Trap Shooting team will compete in the Ohio state high school competition Saturday at Black Wing Shooting Center in Delaware, just north of Columbus. Team members include (front, from left) Kade Sprouse, Christopher Nolder, Connor Dewitt, Parker Burton, Blake Butler; (second row, from left) Susie Mullen, Jason Tatgenhorst, Brian Gamble, Wayne Sailing, Kenny McCoy, Devon Kraft, Zane Elick, Trenton Cable, Wyatt Wright, Kyler Blake, Jackson Thomas, Justin Thomas, Joleane Lantz, Christine Heaton, William Nolder, Terry Zaplata; (back, from left) Kane Curran, Blake Mann, Keith Gamble, Ericka Heaton, Gavyn Gamble, Jacob Hoppel, Nick Ash and Joey Adams. Not pictured are Isaiah Archer, Brody Thompson, coach Kevin Hough, safety officer Cody Heaton and coach Denny Fetty. (Submitted photo)

CALCUTTA — Twenty-two students on the Beaver Local youth trap shooting team are heading to the Ohio state high school competition Saturday at Black Wing Shooting Center near Columbus

Student athletes shoot their assigned number of targets to compete in both individual and team events. Student athlete classifications are determined by the athlete’s year-end average weekly score after Week 5.

Classifications include:

Novice: 0-14.99 average per round.

Junior Varsity: 15-18.99 average per round.

Varsity 19-25 average per round.

Team events for each classification (novice, junior varsity and varsity) require a minimum of five athletes in the same classification.

Patches will be awarded to those who achieve 25, 50, 75, or 100 straight at the event.


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