Youth Compete for Skeet and Clay Championships

2006 Georgia SCTP Championship Results

The Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) recently held a two-day event at the Ocmulgee River Gun Club. The shoot was held on June 10th and 11th; registering 71 in the skeet competition and 47 in the sporting clays competition. Both events were split into five classes: rookie, junior-novice, junior-experienced, senior-novice, and senior-experienced. Cloud-free skies offered a perfect weekend for a shoot.

The Top Gun Award was given to the shooter with the highest combined score. Cody Reid of Flyin’ V Orange Crush won this prestigious award with a combined score of 362. He received an Angle Port Competition Berretta 391 Urika for his success.

The SCTP provides junior and senior high school-age young adults the opportunity to compete and display shooting skills while acheiving state and national recognition. The program is designed to teach safety, gun skills, responsibility, and teamwork to our youth.

With 71 registered skeet shooters, the competition was fierce. Cody Reid of Flyin’ V Orange Crush took the senior-experienced top individual with a score of 190. His squad also won their class with a whopping 568. The Thomas County Sharpshooters trailed with 542.

Five squads competed in the senior-novice class. Cody Maulding of Tift County-Benelli was the top individual with a score of 193. The Thomas County-Senior Novice squad placed first with a score of 550. Tift County-Benelli fell behind with 545, followed by Ocmulgee River Clay Busters with 516.

Rob Horton of Lake Oconee Shotgun Team-Beretta won top individual in the junior-experienced class. His squad won the junior-experienced class as well with a score of 536.

Stephen Howard of Lake Oconee Shotgun Team-Ruger placed first in the junior-novice individual competition. His squad also placed first with a score of 509. They were followed closely by Griffin Gun Club-Git-R-Done with a score of 495. Thomas County-Junior Novice squad trailed with a score of 469.

Jake O’Bryan of the Lake Oconee Shotgun Team-Ruger won the rookie individual class with a score of 83. His squad placed first in the group division with a score of 203.

Though fewer shooters registered for the sporting clays event, the competition was just as tough. Tyler Stephenson of the Thomas County Sharpshooters placed first in the senior-experienced individual class with a score of 174. Flyin’ V Sports Orange Crush placed first in the senior-experienced group event with 487. The Thomas County Sharpshooters followed in second place with 486.

Brent Woodard took home the top shooter in senior-novice division with a score of 172. The Thomas County Sharpshooters placed first in the group division with a score of 585. Just barely behind in second was Tift County-Benelli with 581. The Ocmulgee River Clay Busters followed in third with a 423.

Eli Franks placed first in the junior-experienced class with a score of 153. His squad, Lake Oconee Shotgun Team-Beretta, also placed first in the group event with a score of 429.

Neill Payne of the Thomas County Sharpshooters placed first in the junior-novice division with a score of 151. His squad was top squad with a score of 425. Lake Oconee Shotgun Team-Browning took second with 405, followed by the Fayette County Beagles with a score of 350.

Jake O’Bryan won the rookie individual award with a score of 78. He also won the individual skeet top score in his division. His team, the Lake Oconee Shotgun Team-Ruger, won their class with a score of 168.

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