The Emerald Clay Team shot sporting clays over the weekend in the final leg of the SCDNR Scholastic Clay Target Sports Governor’s Cup. ECT Middle school shooters competed on Friday, March 1st against 52 other squads from schools and clubs across the State. ECT varsity and junior varsity shooters competed on Saturday, March 2nd against over 159 squads.
The event was held at the NWTF Palmetto Shooting Complex located in Edgefield.
ECT middle school athletes shot the south course where they engaged fifty sporting clays over ten stations that simulated a variety of both, wooded and open field hunting scenarios. Both the varsity and junior varsity shooters competed on the north course where they shot one hundred sporting clays over fifteen stations.
This year’s turnout was even better than last year. Emerald shooters competed against over four hundred and fifty athletes from different school teams and shooting clubs throughout the State. ECT’s best varsity shooter this weekend was Noah Hall who shot a 87 and the best junior varsity shooter was Mitch McCarty who shot a 76, Jackson Williams shot a 38 to be our best middle school shooter.
Congratulations to Noah Hall who earn his SCDNR patch for shooting 25 straight without a miss.
Everyone had an AWESOME weekend where three of ECT shooters won prizes. Joey Shojaie won a new Winchester SX4 shotgun. Summer Cox was the proud winner of a Yeti cooler bucket and Jackson Williams won a Yeti rambler bottle.
Below is the final recap of this weekend.
Jackson Williams & Summer Cox scored 57 ranking 37th out of 52 squads
Jackson Williams shot 38 of 50 ranking 34th out of 78 shooters
Summer Cox shot 19 of 50 ranking 15th out of 30 shooters
Ryan Sprouse, Jonathan Saxon & Joey Shojaie scored 196 ranking 34th out of 68 squads
Davis Wilson, Branson Fox & Landon Pitts scored 181 ranking 39th out of 68 squads
Mitchel McCarty shot 76 of 100 ranking 42nd out of 118 shooters
Davis Wilson shot 74 of 100 ranking 51st out of 118 shooters
Ryan Sprouse shot 73 of 100 ranking 54th out of 118 shooters
Jonathan Saxon shot 71 of 100 ranking 62nd out of 118 shooters
Branson Fox shot 62 of 100 ranking 83rd out of 118 shooters
Joey Shojaie shot 52 of 100 ranking 105th out of 118 shooters
Landon Pitts shot 45 of 100 ranking 109th out of 118 shooters
Grayson Dixon, Noah Hall & Timmy Robison scored 246 ranking 16th out of 91 squads
Mitchel McCarty, Laken Fulmer & Layton Logan scored 166 ranking 65th out of 91 squads
Tyler Campbell & Jack Wiseman scored 135 ranking 70th out of 91 squads
Noah Hall shot 87 of 100 ranking 8th out of 183 shooters
Grayson Dixon shot 84 of 100 ranking 17th out of 183 shooters
Timmy Robinson shot 75 of 100 ranking 45th out of 183 shooters
Tyler Campbell shot 68 of 100 ranking 70th out of 183 shooters
Jack Wiseman shot 67 of 100 ranking 75th out of 183 shooters
Layton Logan shot 38 of 100 ranking 129th out of 183 shooters
Laken Fulmer shot 52 of 100 ranking 26th out of 43 shooters