East Clinton wins first-ever skeet match


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The East Clinton Astros Skeet Club team won its first-ever match 36-19 over Buckeye Valley at the Clinton County Farmers and Sportsmen’s Association.

Shane Streber was the top shooter on the day with 20 out of 25 in each of two rounds.

Brody Fisher was third overall with an 18 average. Gage McConahay and Carter Carey were fourth at 17.5 each.

Wyatt Riddle and Blake Williams were sixth at 16.5 and Cade Stewart was eight at 12.5.

East Clinton is a member of the Ohio State High School Clay Target League, a division of USA High School Clay Target League.

There are 17 high schools in Ohio participating this year, according to a press release from the EC club. There are more than 800 high school nationwide competing in clay targets.

The mission of the league is safety, fun and marksmanship. All activities are held at the Clinton County Farmers and Sportsmen’s Association on Batson Road.

Skeet is a shotgun sport consisting of 25 targets shot from eight shooting stations. It consists of clay targets being thrown one at a time at four of the stations and then singles as well as pairs at four other stations. Total maximum score for a round is 25.

Every member shoots two rounds for a total maximum score of 50.

Coaches for the East Clinton Club are Bruce Warren, Evan Cadwallader, Steve Sharp and Cindy Warren. Range safety officers are Bruce and Cindy Warren.

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