Pre-Season Shoot Showcases This Year’s Talent

Mar 17, 2022

Tennessee SCTP Athletes at the Ironman Competition
On March 6th, Tennessee Wildlife Federation held its first Scholastic Clay Target Program shoot of the year.

In this year’s Ironman 2022 pre-season shoot, we welcomed a record 33 teams and busted 53,500 targets. Over the two-day competition, several athletes shot their new personal best and two competitors shot perfect 100s…despite a very windy Sunday.

Let’s recognize the weekend’s top scorers.

High over all: Wyatt Freels, Warriors

First place team: CCTA – No Option

Second place team: HSSC Crush

Third place team: Warriors

First place rookie: Taylor Hilliard, McKenzie Shooting Sports

Intermediate men’s first place: Easton Oakley, Giles County Clay Dusters

Intermediate men’s second place: Taylor Simms, Columbia Academy GunDawgs

Intermediate men’s third place: Joshua (Wyatt) Poole, Haywood Young Guns

Intermediate women’s first place: Morgan Hilliard, McKenzie Shooting Sports

Intermediate women’s second place: Makayla Foust, South Gibson

Intermediate women’s third place: Addison Shouse, Zion Christian Academy

Varsity men’s first place: Dalton Berry, HSSC Crush

Varsity men’s second place: Jacob Sullivan, Str8 Shooters Clay Team

Varsity men’s third place: John Crutcher, Santa Fe SharpShooters

Varsity ladies’ first place: Ashley Sellers, William Blount Shooting Team

Varsity ladies’ second place: Caroline Cashion, Columbia Central High School

Varsity ladies’ third place: Sara Fox, HSSC Crush

Collegiate first place: Dakota Duke, Bethel University

Collegiate second place: Hunter Spencer, Bethel University

Collegiate third place: Hunter McCoy, Dickson Clay Commanders

While the event is largely attended by returning competitors, the Federation was also excited to see a few rookies on the scene–we added Rookie and Collegiate categories to Ironman this year–with more joining this season!

Ironman athlete

It was a great weekend at the Nashville Gun Club reconnecting friends and competitors after last year’s state championships and generating excitement for the season to come.

You can follow along this season with our new Tennessee Scholastic Clay Target Program Instagram page: @tennesseesctp.

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