Scholastic Clay Target Program
National Championship
Sparta Illinois


Eighteen Marian shooters made the eight hour trip to Sparta Illinois for the 2014 Scholastic Clay Target Program National Championship.

More than 2,000 shooters from 37 states attended the meet.

The program was 200 singles targets, 100 on Friday and 100 on Saturday.

The east trap line at Sparta has more than 100 traps spread over 2.3 miles. To the west of the clubhouse is another series of 64 combination trap/skeet fields. Beyond the skeet fields are a number of sporting clays courses and past that is a set of cowboy action handgun ranges.

The vendor building stretch about three fourths of a mile and the shell house was full with more than 17 semi loads of shot gun shells inside.

The first day was mild with temperatures in the low 80's. At the end of the day, Tara Webster was tied for third place in the ladies division.

The second day was also in the low 80's.
Tara Webster placed third in her division.
Anastasia Zuerlein placed 7th in the Senior Varsity level.
Lori Nevole received a Scholastic Shooting Sports scholarship.
Squad Blue finished in 13th place in the Open Division and Squad White was 19th.

The Prep and Marian team met Larry and Brenda Potterfield. Larry owns Midway USA. The Potterfield's are strong supporters of youth shooting and have established a foundation which helps fund youth teams including Marian and Prep. Larry was awarded a Creighton Prep letter and Brenda was awarded a Marian letter.


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