Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Top gunners come out for PITA trapshoot

At Bellevue’s Wood River Gun Club April 25

One of the top winners of the day at the April 25 PITA trapshoot south of Bellevue was Ted Schlecht, champion of the Total 400 HOA with a 388. Photo by Willy Cook

Forty of Idaho's top trapshooters loaded up and toed the line April 25 when Bellevue's Wood River Gun Club staged a Pacific International Trapshooting Association (PITA) 400-target trapshoot.

Shooters came from Boise, Pocatello, New Plymouth, Idaho Falls and Utah besides the Wood River participants.

Kellen Chatterton emerged as the HOA 200 handicap champion with a score of 196. He had a 98 to win the First Handicap at 18-22.5 yards and also won A Class singles in shootout after scoring 97.

Top winners of the day included Ted Schlecht, champion of the Total 400 HOA with a 388, and AA Class winner Shawn Cahoon at 382. HOA Lady 400 winner was Esther Stapleton.

Results follow:

50 Pair Doubles—Champion: Jim Kuntz 98. AA Class: Ted Schlecht 97. A Class: Shawn Cahoon 97. B Class: Zach Sewell 92. C Class: Kellen Chatterton 94. D Class: Dustin Lickley 94. Vet: Richard Wehren 90. Lady: Esther Stapleton 86.

Singles winners—Champion: Jackson Tuckett 100 (shootout winner over Randy Corder, also 100). AA Class: Randy Corder 100. A Class: Jim Kuntz 97 (shootout winner), Zach Sewell 97 and Kellen Chatterton 97. B Class: Pete Miller 97 (shootout winner) and Gregory Jones 97. C Class: Michael Stapleton 96. D Class: Dee Cahoon 88. Vet: Richard Wehren 97. Lady: Esther Stapleton 97.

First Handicap Winners—18 to 22.5 yards: Kellen Chatterton 98. 23 to 25.5 yards: Greg Jones 95 (shootout winner) and Ken Wood 95. 26 to 27 yards: Ted Schlecht 95 (shootout winner), Nicky Adams 95, Shawn Cahoon 95 and Jim Kuntz 95.

Second Handicap Winners—19 to 22.5 yards: Kellen Chatterton 98. 23 to 25.5 yards: Gregory Jones 91. 26 to 27 yards: Ted Schlecht 97.

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