Claybreakers take state again |

Claybreakers take state again

Special to the LVN
First Place 2017 Nevada Youth Shooting Sports Rookie and All State Team. From left, Colin Homer (2nd Place High Individual), Broden Pirkle (Champion) and Rafe Brown (3rd Place High Individual).
Courtesy of Patricia Whitten |

Twenty Lahontan Valley Claybreakers, their families and coaches traveled to Las Vegas, on June 23 and 24 to attend the 2017 Nevada Youth Shooting Sports Association State Shoot.

Friday night, a pizza party was hosted by the Silver State Claybreakers from Las Vegas and fun shoots followed. On Saturday, clubs from Las Vegas, Ely, Yerington, Carson City and Fallon spent the day shooting trap. The record heat didn’t curtail Fallon shooters from winning many awards.

Fallon’s Rookie Team of Broden Pirkle, Colin Homer and Rafe Brown placed first in the Team Awards and Broden Pirkle was the Champion Rookie Shooter, Colin Homer, second and Rafe Brown, third. This team also placed on the Nevada All State Rookie Team. Rookie Brayden Woolsey also attended the shoot.

The Fallon Intermediate Entry Team, consisting of Evan Frossard and Case Cornmesser, placed first in Team awards and Intermediate shooters John Rowe, Matt Ing and Clay Rigney placed on the Nevada All State Intermediate Entry Team. John Rowe was also named third place high individual.

The Intermediate Advanced Team, consisting of Colby Webb, Matt Ernst, John Rowe, Clay Rigney and Matt Ing, won First Place Team. Webb and Ernst placed on the Nevada All State Intermediate Advanced team with Webb placing third in the individual scoring.

Fallon’s Junior Varsity Team of Trenton Homer, Tyler Woolsey, William Card and Devin Keller placed third in team scores and both Card and Keller placed on the Nevada All State Junior Varsity Team. Keller was second place high individual and Card was third place high individual.

Varsity shooters Andrew McArthur, Dakota Marsh, Marly Green, Tristan Porter and Matthew Prince took third with Marsh placing on the All State Team and Green taking third place and placing on the All State Ladies Team.

The Lahontan Valley Claybreakers Coaches would like to thank all the parents and friends who supported the Claybreakers during the season and who traveled to Las Vegas this year for the 2017 State Shoot.