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2019 – Shoots Reports

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9/14/19 – ‘Patriot Day’  – 2019 NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament

Lamar Denney, Steve Baker, and Bruce Crockett participated in the 9/14/19 ‘Patriot Day’  Sporting Clays Tournament at Capital Clays in Austin.  Dan Carlisle, former Olympic trap and skeet metal winner, set the targets for the preliminary and main courses for this tournament. The targets were more difficult and technical than a typical tournament, and were a good warmup for the National Sporting Clays Championship in October. As a result, the overall scores were lower than normal. There were a total of 117 shooters participating in the tournament.              

100 Target – Preliminary Event:

  • Master Class – Lamar Denney – 89/100 – 4th Place
  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 70/100
  • A Class – Bruce Crockett – 72/100

100 Target – Main Event:

  • Master Class – Lamar Denney – 82/100 – 4th Palce
  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 80/100
  • A Class – Bruce Crockett – 64/100

50 Target – 5 Stand Event:

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 38/50

8/17/19 – ‘Summer Sizzler 2019’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament

Christian Spies participated in the 8/17/19 ‘Summer Sizzler 2019’ Sporting Clays Tournament at the Greystone Castle Sporting Club in Mingus.  There were a total of 62 shooters participating in the tournament.              

100 Target – Preliminary Event:

  • AA Class – Christian Spies – 75/100 – 4th Place

100 Target – Main Event:

  • AA Class – Christian Spies – 82/100 – 3rd Place

50 Target – 5 Stand Event:

  • AA Class – Christian Spies – 41/50 – 1st Place

50 Target – 20 Gauge Event:

  • AA Class – Christian Spies – 44/50 – 1st Place

8/10/19 – ‘Copperhead Creek ‘ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament

Steve Baker participated in the 8/10/19 Copperhead Creek NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament In Marble Falls.  There were a total of 58 shooters participating in the tournament.

100 Target – Main Event:

    • Master Class – Steve Baker – 86/100 – 4th Place

50 Target  – Super Sporting:

    • Master Class – Steve Baker – 42/50 – 2nd Place tie

50 Target – 28 Gauge Event:

  •  Master Class – Steve Baker – 36/50 – 3rd Place

8/17/19 FCS Monthly Sporting Clays Shoot

Nineteen participants had a good time at the monthly FCS sporting clays shoot at Capital Clays.  It was partly cloudy, which kept the heat down a little.  It was also windy sporadically.  The scores were as follows:

Randy Rowley – 41

Paul Ellis – 40

Burl Fulenwider – 39 (his high score)

Gustovo Bultron – 37

Ted Gittinger – 37 (his high score)

Tim Price – 37

Brad Versteegh – 36

Flint DeShazo – 31

Michael Thomas – 31 (first complete score – his other shoot was not completed due to rain)

Ryan Rowley – 31

Earl Prochnick – 29

Chris Rowley – 24 (her third high score)

Ken Miller – 22

Andrew Velasquez – 21 (tying his high score)

Bryan Schultz – 20 (tying his second high score)

Vince Berry – 15 (his second high score)

Kyle Berry – 12 (his third high score)

Claire Rowley – 8

Hunter Rowley shot at a couple rabbit targets

7/27/19 – ‘Firecracker Special’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament

Seven participants (Lamar Denney, Steve Baker, Bruce Crockett, Jim McGee, Jonathan Fleming, Christian Spies, and Erica Spies) participated in the 7/27/19 Firecracker Special NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at Capital Clays in Austin, tying our record for the most participants.  Our group had six 1st place, one 2nd Place, and three 3rd Place finishes.  There were a total of 124 shooters participating in the tournament.              

100 Target – Preliminary Event:

  • Master Class – Lamar Denney – 96/100 – 1st Place HOA ($150 winner)
  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 89/100
  • AA Class – Christian Spies – 90/100 – 1st Place
  • A Class – Bruce Crockett – 90/100 – 1st Place
  • E Class – Jim McGee – 77/100 – 1st Place
  • E Class – Erica Spies – 64/100

100 Target – Main Event:

  • Master Class – Lamar Denney – 89/100 – 3rd Place
  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 70/100
  • AA Class – Christian Spies – 62/100
  • A Class – Bruce Crockett – 68/100 – 3rd Place
  • C Class – Jonathan Fleming – 61/100
  • E Class – Jim McGee – 54/100 – 2nd Place

50 Target – 5 Stand Event:

  •  Master Class – Lamr Denney – 48/50 – 1st Place tie
  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 44/50
  • AA class – Christian Spies – 42/50 – 3rd Place
  • C Class – Jonathan Fleming – 42/50 – 1st Place tie

7/20/19 – ‘Clayfest’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament

Bruce Crockett, and Christian Spies participated in the 7/20/19 Clayfest NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at the NSCA National Sporting Complex in San Antonio.  There were a total of 269 shooters participating in the tournament.

100 Target – Main Event:

  • AA Class – Christian Spies – 84/100 – 4th Place tie
  • A Class – Bruce Crockett – 78/100 – 4th Place tie

50 Target  – Super Sporting:

  • AA Class – Christian Spies – 45/50 – 3rd Place tie

50 Target – 5 Stand Event:

  •  AA class – Christian Spies – 37/50

7/20/19 – Monthly FCS Sporting Clays Shoot

Eleven shooters had a good time at the 7/20/19 Monthly FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital Clays.  It was partly cloudy and hot.  The south wind picked up as the morning unfolded.  The scores were as follows:

  • Randy Rowley – 43
  • Paul Ellis – 40
  • Jim McGee – 37
  • Edward Terry – 32
  • Stu Smithson – 26 (tying his high score)
  • Harold Terry – 26
  • Earl Prochnick – 21
  • Steve Fusco – 16 (his second high score)
  • Becky Terry – 16
  • Emily Smithson – 13 (her second high score)
  • Victoria Rodrigez – 7 (first time shooter)

6/29/19 – ‘Copperhead Creek’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament

Lamar Denney, Steve Baker, and Bruce Crockett participated in the 6/30/19 Copperhead Creek NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament in Marble Falls.  Again, our FCS shooters did well against the competition with three 1st place, and a 2nd Place finish. There were a total of 86 shooters participating in the tournament.

100 Target – Main Event:

  • Master Class – Lamar Denney – 94/100 – 1st Place
  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 82/100
  • A Class – Bruce Crockett – 85/100

50 Target  – Super Sporting:

  • Master Class – Lamar Denney – 45/50 – 1st Place
  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 44/50 – 2nd Place
  • A Class – Bruce Crockett – 43/50 – 1st Place

6/15/19 – ‘Capital City Classic’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament

Steve Baker, Bruce Crockett, Christian Spies, and Jonathan Fleming participated in the 6/15/19 Capital City Classic NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at Capital Clays. The weather was windy the entire day, which caused hats to be blown off the head at times; however, it kept the 95 degree temperature from being unpleasant. Our FCS shooters did well against the competition with three 1st place, one 2nd Place, and one 3rd Place. There were a total of 124 shooters participating in the tournament.

100 Target Preliminary Event :

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 86/100
  • AA Class – Christian Spies – 82/100 – 1st Place
  • A Class – Bruce Crockett – 81/100 – 1st Place

100 Target – Main Event:

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 81/100
  • AA Class – Christian Spies – 77/100
  • A Class – Bruce Crockett – 84/100 – 1st Place
  • C Class – Jonathan Fleming – 75/100 – 3rd Place

50 Target  – 5 Stand:

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 39/50
  • AA Class – Christian Spies – 40/50 – 2nd Place
  • C Class – Jonathan Fleming – 36/50 – 3rd Place

6/01/19 Monthly FCS Sporting Clays Shoot – FCS Open

Five shooters had a good time at the annual 6/01/19 FCS Open at Capital Clays.  The weather was hot and humid but was welcomed from the Spring rains that had postponed the original date of this shoot. We had originally planned to shoot the corporate targets on the Blue Course, however, Capital Clays hadn’t converted the Blue course from a previous corporate shoot the day before, and therefore didn’t have four traps per station reconfigured for tournament and corporate setup. Instead, we shot the eight stations of the Red corporate course, and four stations of the White Course.

We had one first time guests, Blair Mosley, co-worker of Paul Ellis. The scores were as follows:

  • Bruce Crockett – 45/50, 41/50 = 86/100
  • Jonathan Fleming – 48/50, 37/50 = 85/100
  • Paul Ellis – 39/50, 35/50 = 74/100
  • Burl Fulenwider – 35/50, 32/50 = 67/100
  • Blair Mosley – 22/50

5/25/19 – ‘BlueBonnet Special’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament

Steve Baker, Bruce Crockett, and Christian Spies participated in the BlueBonnet Special NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament on 5/25/19 at Capital Clays. The weather was pleasant for the 112 shooters.

100 Target Preliminary Event :

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 87/100
  • AA Class – Christian Spies – 84/100 – 3rd Place
  • A Class – Bruce Crockett – 86/100 – 2nd Place

100 Target – Main Event:

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 74/100
  • AA Class – Christian Spies – 82/100 – 2nd Place
  • A Class – Bruce Crockett – 77/100 – 1st Place tie

50 Target  – 5 Stand:

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 39/50
  • AA Class – Christian Spies – 33/50

5/11/19 – Copperhead Creek NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament

Steve Baker and Christian Spies participated in the Copperhead Creek NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament on 5/11/19 in Marble Falls.  The event was suspended for a 30 minute rain storm, then continued afterwards.

100 Target Main Event :

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 87/100
  • AA Class – Christian Spies – 79/100

50 Target Super Sporting:

  • Mater Class – Steve Baker – 37/50

4/27/19 – Monthly FCS Sports Clays Shoot

Seven shooters had a good time at the 4/27/19 FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital Clays.  The scores were as follows:

  • Mike Walsh – 37
  • Paul Ellis – 35
  • Burl Fulenwider – 35
  • Gustavo Bultron – 34
  • Edward Terry – 31
  • Steve Fusco – 24
  • Harold Terry – 22

Thanks to Burl Fulenwider for leading this event.

4/2/19 – 4/4/19 – NSCA Texas State Sporting Clays Championship

Steve Baker and Christian Spies participated in the Texas State NSCS Sporting Clays Championship in San Antonio. There were 886 registered shooters in the event. The results are as follows:

Steve Baker – Master Class:

  • Main Event – 150/200
  • 5 Stand – 70/100
  • Super Sporting – 72/100
  • 28 Gauge – 73/100
  • Adidos Cup – 70/100

Christian Spies – AA Class

  • Preliminary Event – 71/100
  • Main Event – 151/200
  • 5 Stand – 70/100
  • Super Sporting – 70/100
  • 20 gauge 78/100
  • Side by Side – 80/100
  • 20ga Fitasc – 23/50
  • 28ga Fitasc – 39/50
  • Adidos Cup – 81/100

4/12/19 – 4/13/19 – 24 Hour Sporting Clays Shoot – Campbellton, TX

One member (Bruce Crockett) and three guests (Marc Swiatek, Jim Bradley, and Jeff Dozier) had a great time at the FCS 24 hour shoot located at the 74 Resort Ranch in Campbellton, Texas. Our group arrived before noon, checked into our rooms, and headed to the dining room for a wonderful lunch.  Afterwards, we picked up a refreshment cooler, a gas golf cart, and headed out to shoot on the 3 mile sporting clays course.  There was a good selection of targets, but most were pretty challenging.  That evening, we were served an outstanding meal of 16 oz. New York strip steaks and all the trimmings.  The meal was finished off with a choice of fabulous desserts.

The next morning we had a wonderful breakfast before heading back out on the sporting clays course.  The weather was perfect on Saturday with little to no wind.  At noon, we headed back to the dining room one last time for a wonderful lunch.

3/23/19 – Copperhead Creek March Registered NSCA Tournament

Steve Baker, Bruce Crockett, and Christian Spies participated in the 3/23/19
March Registered Clay NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament in Marble Falls. The weather was calm and mild for the tournament. There were 93 shooters participating in this event. Our FCS shooters did very well, with Christian Spies picking up 3 punches with three 1st place finishes. Steve Baker and Bruce Crockett finished with 2nd Place finishes. Christian has now advanced to AA Class based on his performance today.The results are as follows:

100 Target Main Event

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 88/100
  • Class A – Bruce Crockett – 89/100 – 2nd Place
  • Class A – Christian Spies – 80/100

50 Target – Super Sporting Event

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 41/50
  • Class A – Christian Spies – 47/50 – 1st Place
  • Class A – Bruce Crockett – 42/50

50 Target 28 Gauge Event

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 36/50 – 2nd Place
  • Class A – Christian Spies – 39/50 – 1st Place

50 Target – 20 Gauge Event

  • Class A – Christian Spies – 46/50 – 1st Place

3/16/19 – ‘March Madness’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament

Bruce Crockett, Steve Baker, Christian Spies, Jonathan Flemming, and Jim McGee participated in the 3/11/19 ‘March Madness’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at Capital Clays in Austin. There were 90 shooters participating in this event. The results are as follows:

100 Target Prelim Event

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 69/100
  • Class A – Bruce Crockett – 72/100
  • Class A – Christian Spies – 71/100
  • Class C – Jonathan Fleming – 54/100
  • Class E – Jim McGee – 49/100

100 Target Main Event

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 78/100
  • Class A – Bruce Crockett – 74/100
  • Class A – Christian Spies – 74/100
  • Class C – Jonathan Fleming – 77/100, 1st Place
  • Class E – Jim McGee – 49/100

50 Target Event

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 21/50
  • Class A – Christian Spies – 30/50
  • Class C – Jonathan Fleming – 26/50, 1st Place

3/9/19 Monthly FCS Sporting Clays Shoot

Nine shooters had a good time at the 3/09/19 FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital Clays.  The weather forecast predicted mid-morning storms, so the shoot was postponed until 10:00 a.m. The storm ended up being further to the north, and didn’t affect the event. The weather was mild, and the temperature later hit a high of 87.  We had two first time guests, Eric Landry, pastor of Brett Mercer’s church, and his son Drew Landry. The scores were as follows:

  • Mike Walsh – 47
  • Bruce Crockett – 46
  • Paul Ellis – 43
  • Gustavo Bultron – 43
  • Brett Mercer – 37
  • Burl Fulenwider – 32
  • Mark Nelson – 28
  • Eric Landry – 27
  • Drew Landry – 27

2/23/19 – ‘Sweetheart Shoot’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament

Steve Baker and Christian Spies participated in the 2/23/19 ‘Sweetheart Shoot’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at Capital Clays in Austin. There were 138 shooters participating in this event. The results are as follows:

100 Target Main Event

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 82/100
  • A Class – Christian Spies – 78/100 – 2nd Place

100 Target – Prelim Event

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 74/100
  • Christian Spies – Christian Spies – 81/100 – 1st Place

50 Target – 5-Stand Event

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 32/50
  • A Class – Christian Spies – 33/50

2/16/19 – ‘February Registered Shoot’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament

Lamar Denney, Steve Baker, Bruce Crockett, and Christian Spies participated in the 2/16/19 ‘February Registered Clay Match’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at Copperhead Creek in Marble Falls. A cold front had blown in late Friday night and the temperature was in the low 40’s, which was a big change from the previous day’s high of 90 degrees. The Sporting Clays course at Copperhead Creek is situated along a ridge line that overlooks the beautiful hill country. They have expanded the Main course from 12 stations to 17 stations, so the tournament was configured with 16 three pair and 1 two pair stations. Lamar Denney won the Main Event over a total of 61 shooters. The scores were:

100 Target – Main Event

  • Master Class – Lamar Denney – 93/100 – 1st Place (HOA)
  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 81/100
  • Class A – Bruce Crockett – 86/100 – 2nd Place
  • Class A – Christian Spies – 83/100

50 Target – Super Sporting Event

  • Master Class – Lamar Denney – 48/50 – 1st Place
  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 42/50
  • Class A – Christian Spies – 40/50 – 1st Place
  • Class A – Bruce Crockett – 38/50

50 Target – 28 Gauge Event

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 41/50 – 1st Place

2/16/19 – Monthly FCS Sporting Clays Shoot

Jonathan Fleming and Mike Walsh participated in the 2/16/19 ‘FCS Monthly Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital Clays in Austin. This was a re-scheduled shoot due to a weather cancellation of the previous week. Jonathan led the shoot and described the day as cold and windy. The scores were:

  • Mike Walsh – 44/50
  • Jonathan Fleming – 37/50

1/26/19 – ‘Promatic Open’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament

Christian Spies participated in the 1/26/19 ‘Promatic Open’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at Capital Clays in Austin. There were a total of 100 shooters. The scores were:

In the 100 target Prelim Event, Christian Shot a 77/100 in Class A.

In the 100 target Main Event, Christian shot a 75/100 in Class A.

In the 50 target 5-Stand Event, Christian shot a 33/50 in Class A.

1/19/19 – ‘January Registered Clay Match’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament

Steve Baker participated in the 1/19/19 ‘January Registered Clay Match’ NSCA Sporting Clays Tournament at Copperhead Creek in Marble Falls. There were a total of 19 shooters. A cold front had blown in late Friday night and the wind was very gusty with temperature in the 40’s.

100 Target Event

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 72/100 – 2nd Place

50 Target Super Sporting Event

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 44/50 – 1st Place

50 Target 28 gauge Event

  • Master Class – Steve Baker – 33/50 – 1st Place

1/12/19 – Monthly FCS Sporting Clays Shoot

Six shooters had a good time at the 1/12/19 FCS Sporting Clays Shoot at Capital Clays.  The weather was very gusty and 50 degrees in the morning, with the wind changing the target line for every shot.  The scores were as follows:

  • Bruce Crockett – 37/50
  • Paul Ellis – 36/50
  • Jeff Morris – 28/50
  • Jonathan Fleming – 27/50
  • Michael Armstrong – 22/50
  • Flint DeShazo – 21/50
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