Lewis County is one of the best in the state; Ashmore named Grand Champion
June 30, 2022
When you're HOT you are HOT! The Lewis County Shooting Sports Team competed in the State Championships June 20-25, 2022 at the Nashville Gun Club. There were over 1080 athletes competing in the different disciplines.
The Lewis County Trap team made our community proud and came home with numerous medals and trophies.
The Lewis County Shooting Sports Varsity Team consisting of Chase Carroll, Mercie Ashmore, Clay Bean, Daniel Burcham and Zoie Clark tied for first place in squads in the trap discipline and after the first shoot off from the 16 yard line they tied again so had to go to a second shoot off from the 22nd yard line where they lost by 4 targets. The team won second place in the state!
The team also brought home 2nd place for Varsity squad/team in Handicaps from the 25 yard line and 3rd place for Varsity squad/team in Doubles Trap in the State.
The team consisting of Carroll, Ashmore, Bean, Burcham, Clark, Trase Lindsey and Ryan Tanner was first runner up in the High Overall Trap Combined Team (American Trap, Doubles Trap and Handicap).
In individuals, Ashmore shot a perfect score of 100 in American Trap. She then went to a shoot-off where she shot a perfect, clean score of 25 to earn the title of Tennessee's SCTP Grand Champion! Ashmore also received First place in Ladies Varsity Doubles Trap and Second place in Ladies Varsity Handicap which is extended yardage trap.
Clark won Second place in Ladies Varsity Skeet and Third in Ladies Varsity Handicap. Lindsey won Third place in Men's Junior Varsity Skeet.
Now the Lewis County Trap Team kids are setting their sights for the National competition which will held in Ohio in July.