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Clay Crushers are on target at state meet

Posted 24 June 2015 at 12:00 am

Provided photo – The Orleans County Clay Crushers are pictured after members won many medals in last Sunday’s State Trap and Skeet Championships.

Press Release, Orleans County Clay Crushers

Thirty-six members of the Orleans County Clay Crushers youth shooting team participated in the State Trap and Skeet Championships held at the DeWitt Fish and Game Club in Jamesville on Sunday. The event is part of the New York State Scholastic Clay Target Program.

In the Trap shooting competition:

In the Intermediate Entry Division the OCCC squad of Alex Rustay (Albion), Ryan Krenning (Albion), Austin Aman (Albion), Jacob Long (Elba) and Tyler Goslau (Albion) earned first place honors.

The OCCC squad of Shane Hastings (Albion), Max Hapeman (Albion) Cole London (Albion) and Madison Bale (Medina) shot their way to a third place finish. Individually, Jacob Long broke 92 out of 100 targets to place first in the division. Alex Rustay broke 74 out of 100 targets to take third.

In the Intermediate Advanced Division, the squad of Patrick Brien (Albion), Mitchell Knaak (Albion), James Hapeman (Albion), Jacob Delamarter (Albion) and Andrea Muoio (Albion) came in first place.

The OCCC squad of Victor Benjosky (Albion), Bryan Bale (Medina), Zachary Monagan (Albion), Ryan Mileham (Wyoming, NY) and Jacob Kuhmann (Medina) placed second.

Individually, Patrick Brien broke 88 out of 100 targets to earn first place, Ryan Mileham broke 83 out of 100 for second place and Andrea Muoio also broke 83 out of 100 targets and earned a third place finish.

In the Junior Varsity Division, the OCCC squad of Anthony Tomasetti (Holley), Bryce Wickham (Medina), Brett Nichols (Wyoming, NY), MacKenzie Donahue (Albion) and Jacob Bensley (Medina) shot their way to first place. Individually, Anthony Tomasetti broke 90 out of 100 targets to capture first place. Bryce Wickham broke 85 out of 100 targets to earn a third place finish.

In the Varsity Division, the OCCC squad of Brandon Baker (Brockport), Zach Brazzell (Medina), Jared Atwell (Albion), Jenna Coyne (Pittsford) and Jack Burgoon (Albion) shot their way to a first place finish.

The OCCC squad of Josh Hylkema (Batavia), Dyer Benjovsky(Albion), Hayden London (Albion), Logan London (Albion) and Kerry Rice (Albion) placed third. Individually, Jared Atwell broke 95 out of 100 targets and earned second place.

In the Skeet competition:

In the Intermediate Entry Division, the OCCC squad of Madison Bale (Medina) and Alex Rustay (Albion) earned second place honors. Individually, Madison Bale broke 52 out of 100 targets and placed second.

In the Intermediate Advanced Division, the OCCC squad of Patrick Brien (Albion), Mitchell Knaak (Albion) and Jacob Delamarter (Albion) came in second place. Individually, Patrick Brien broke 88 out of 100 targets to earn first place honors.

In the Junior Varsity Division, the OCCC squad of Jacob Bensley (Medina), Anthony Tomasetti (Holley) and Bryan Bale (Medina) shot their way to first place.

The OCCC squad of Zach Monagan (Albion) and MacKenzie Donahue (Albion) came in second. Individually, Jacob Bensley broke 78 out of 100 targets to earn first place while Bryan Bale broke 72 out of 100 targets for second.

In the Varsity Division, the OCCC squad of Jared Atwell (Albion), Zach Brazzell (Medina) and Brandon Baker (Brockport) earned first place honors.

Individually, Jared Atwell broke 94 out of 100 targets for first place, Zach Brazzell broke 85 out of 100 targets for second place and Brandon Baker broke 83 out of 100 targets for third place.

The Orleans County Clay Crushers, Inc. is an all-volunteer 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to teaching youth safe and responsible firearms handling in a safe, fun and competitive manner. For more information, contact Chris Rice at 585-589-5025.