Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Area Sports

June 10, 2014

Clay Crushers win region III trap championship

CROSSVILLE — The Cumberland County Clay Crushers won the 2014 Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) Region III Trap Championship May 31 at the Sportsman Club on Shorty Barnes Rd.

Sixty-five athletes and three teams competed for regional honors. Cumberland County was joined by the White County Clay Crackers and the Sale Creek Panthers of Sale Creek, TN.

The Clay Crushers were victorious over the other teams taking first place in every team category.

The team scores were determined by the top five individual scores in each division.

In the varsity division, Cumberland County fielded 13 shooters and posted a 476 x 500 followed by White County with six shooters posting a 421 and Sale Creek with five shooters taking third with a 401.

Cumberland County’s varsity shooters were Meghan Server (89), Andrew Smith (92), Andy Carey (99), Nathan Wattenbarger (86), Cody Chattin (96), Logan Adams (90), Ally Petersen (84), Cody McAnally (87), Nate Hembree (95), Luke Kemmer (94), Derek Rose (77), Madeline Kittrell (79) and Casey Clark (78).

The Clay Crushers junior varsity posted a 396 with five shooters, easily topping their only opposing team, Sale Creek who fielded two shooters for a score of 120 to take second place.

Cumberland County’s JV shooters were Ty Stone (95), Spencer Wooten (83), John Weismuller (81), Aden Mathis (66) and Cody Hyder (71). 

In the Intermediate Advance (IA) division, the Clay Crushers posted an impressive 450 with 13 shooters. White County placed second with a 128 with two shooters and Sale Creek came in third with a 74, fielding only one shooter. 

Cumberland County’s IA team consisted of  Jordan Burgess (86), Ryley Phillips (88), Clint Kemmer (96), Corbin Moore (84), David Weismuller (83), Gabe Whittenburg (78), Hunter Webb (88), Cooper Wyatt (87), Darren Kittrell (81), Steven Douglas (83), Taylor Webb (91), Dylan Mowdy (77) and Robbie Parks (77).

Seven Cumberland County shooters competed in the Intermediate Entry (IE) division and came out on top with a score of 354. Sale Creek had six shooters in this division and posted a 311 to take second place. Coming in third with only two shooters was White County with a 114.

The Cumberland County IE shooters were Gavin Threet (77), Justin Reed (76), Tyler Brewer (75), Noah Anderson (49), Maci Gernt (67), Connor Atkinson (39) and Stephen Huddleston (59). 

In the Rookie Division, Cumberland County had two athletes posting a combined score of 88 to take first place followed by White County with one shooter posting a 30 for second place. The Cumberland County rookie shooters were Samuel Phillips (48) and Shane Blaylock (40).

The Clay Crushers were also very successful in the individual competition. The two top honors of the event were won by Clay Crusher shooters.

High-over-all male was won by varsity shooter Andy Carey with an impressive 99 x 100 and IA shooter Taylor Webb took high-over-all female with a 91. Both of these shooters were gold medal winners in their divisions, as well. Carey won gold in the varsity individual male category with Webb taking gold in the IA individual female category.

The individual winners in each category were

Varsity male: Andy Carey capturing gold, Cody Chattin took silver, and Nate Hembree finished with bronze.

Varsity female: Meghan Server won gold, Ally Petersen took silver and Lauren Sanders of Sale Creek with bronze.

JV male: Ty Stone with gold, Spencer Wooten won silver, with John Weismuller receiving bronze.

JV female: Kami Cordell of Sale Creek came away with gold. There were no silver or bronze medal winners in this category.

IA male: Clint Kemmer captured gold, Ryley Phillips took silver, and Hunter Webb finished with bronze.

IA female: Taylor Webb won gold; there were no silver or bronze winners in this category. IE male: Parker Reed of Sale Creek took gold, Gavin Threet won silver, and Justin Reed came away with bronze.

IE female: Maci Gernt won gold and Celia Legg of Sale Creek took silver. There was no bronze winner in this category.

Rookie male: Samuel Phillips captured gold, Shane Blaylock came away with silver and Bryer Golden of White County took bronze.

There were no Rookie females in this event.

The Clay Crushers will be competing in the 2014Tennessee SCTP State Championships at the Nashville Gun Club June 17-21. This will be an exciting week, with Cumberland County squads competing in trap, skeet and sporting clays championship events. 

This competition is a forerunner to the SCTP National Championship held at the World Shooting Complex in Sparta, Ill July 14-19. There the Clay Crushers will be competing in trap, skeet, sporting clays and pistols.

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