FFA Trap Shoot Team Qualifies for Districts
The Putnam County FFA Trapshooting team recently completed its season of shooting. This year’s team was selected with fifteen interested members each shooting 4 rounds for score at the local range. After this was done, the scores were added up and the top 10 shooters comprised the trap team for the year. Those members were: Kalab S., Mason H., Lucas H., Gage P., Carter Q., Lance F., Garret M., Aaron S., Bryce M., and Carson D. Team alternates were: Jacob B., Cole R., Grace S., Cody C. and Max K..
In preparing for the Area trap shoot, ten members of the Putnam County squad competed in the Schuyler County FFA trap shoot at Bosco’s Gun Club in Lancaster, on Saturday, Sept 1st, 2018. The A team shot 203 out of 250 and the B team shot 213 out of 250. Top scores for the Putnam squads was Lucas H. with a 48 out of 50 and Mason H. with a 45 out of 50. Others competing were: Kalab S., Gage P., Carter Q., Lance F., Garret M., Aaron S., Bryce M., and Carson D. On September 22nd, 2018, ten team members traveled to the Macon FFA Trap shoot held at 63 Gun Club in Macon. At Macon the A team shot a 225 out of 250 and placed 11th out of over 50 teams.
The B team shot a 179 out of 250 and placed 44th. Top scores for the Putnam County squads were Kalab S. and Carter Q. with 47 out of 50 and Gage P. with a 46 out of 50. Others competing were: Mason H., Lance F., Garret M., Aaron S., Bryce M., Carson D., and Cole R. On Tuesday, September 25th, the Putnam County team shot in the annual Area FFA Trap shoot held at Macon Gun Club.
The top five scores for Putnam County counted for our team score which totaled 116 out of 125. The score placed the team 5th out of 21 teams which qualified the team for the district shoot to be held on October 6th.
Mason H. scored a perfect 25 out of 25 for his round which qualified him for a shoot-off round to determine top individual shooter for the tournament. Mason ended up 5th high individual for the entire tournament of shooters out of 187. Another top score for Putnam was Gage P. with a 24 out of 25. Others competing were: Kalab S., Carter Q., Lance F., Garret M., Aaron S., Bryce M., Jacob B. and Carson D.