Beulah High School won the Class 1A Varsity team trapshooting title, Berthold-North Shore Plaza won the 2A Varsity crown, and South Prairie High School won the 3A Varsity title in the North Dakota State High School Clay Target League championships, held June 18-20 at The Shooting Park in Horace, N.D.
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Grand Forks Central placed sixth in 3A, Devils Lake High School placed ninth in 2A and Larimore and Thompson high school placed 15th and 16th, respectively, in the Varsity team shooting events.
Lakota High School placed first in the Novice Class 1A team competition.
Area shooters placing among the top three in individual trapshooting categories were:
High Gun Novice-Male Class 3A: Jacob Knox, Central, third, 81 points.
High Gun Junior Varsity-Female Class 3A: Aubrey Christianson, Central, second, 74.
High Gun Novice-Male Class 2A: Adam Sobolik, Devils Lake High School, second, 90.
High Gun Novice-Male Class 1A: Karson Matejcek, Lakota High School, 86.
High Gun Novice-Male Class 1A: Ty Kremer, Lakota High School, 82.
High Gun Varsity-Male Class 1A: Grant Larson, Leeds High School, 95.
This year’s North Dakota tournament drew 1,872 student athletes representing 76 high school teams, according to a news release from the league. The North Dakota league is a part of the USA Clay Target League, which offers high school and college programs in 34 states.
The North Dakota state tournament is sponsored by Scheels, The Bass Pro/Cabela’s Outdoor Fund, Do-All Outdoors, Walker’s, Mark Zauhar, North Dakota College of Science, North Dakota Game and Fish and Sportsman’s Guide.
– Herald staff report