State champions- Quincy skeet shooting team takes home state championship

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The Quincy Oriole Skeet Shooting team brought home a state championship from this past weekend's state tournament
The Quincy Oriole Skeet Shooting team brought home a state championship from this past weekend's state tournament

MASON, MI. — This past weekend was a big one for the Quincy Clay Target, Trap and Skeet teams as they traveled to Mason to compete in the Michigan High School Clay Target League State Tournament.

Quincy brought home a good deal of hardware from a long weekend of competition, including four individual state championships and one team state title.

Quincy had six students compete in the Skeet Shooting portion of the state finals, bringing home the teams first ever State Championship with their effort on the range. Shooters for Quincy’s state championship run were Ethan Drumm, Brady Ward, Nathan White, Natalee Weaver, Ethan Willison and Wyatt Worden. The Orioles won the state title with an overall team score of 370 with scores of 84, 78, 75, 72 and 61 notched by the shooters.

Quincy's Lucas Dixon proudly shows off his patch for a perfect round at the state finals this past weekend
Quincy's Lucas Dixon proudly shows off his patch for a perfect round at the state finals this past weekend

Quincy also had four individual state champions and five total medals across four different categories.

Earning individual state championships were Natalee Weaver who took first place overall in the Novice Female division with score of 58; Wyatt Worden with a win in the Novice Male division with score of 61; Ethan Drumm with a championship effort in the JV Male division with a score of 78; and Ethan Willison with a first place finish in the Varsity Male division with a score of 84.

Willison was also awarded First Place in the High Gun Varsity Division for his work on the range.

The Quincy Oriole Trap Teams competed at the state finals this past weekend
The Quincy Oriole Trap Teams competed at the state finals this past weekend

Also bringing home a medal was Quincy’s Brady White who finished in third place in the JV Male Division with a score of 75.

In the Michigan High School State Trap Shoot Tournament the Orioles sent a total of 29 students to compete as they faced off with 67 total schools and 1012 participants from across the state.

The Quincy Orioles finished in tenth place as a team in the event with a score of 461 points. The team from Reed City took home championship honors, finishing in first place with a score of 482.

Leading the way for Quincy in the Female Varsity Division was Natalee Weaver who finished in fifteenth place overall with a score of 90. Also shooting well was Kyha Brewer who finished in twenty-seventh place overall with a score of 86.

In the Men’s Varsity Division the Orioles were led by Hamilton Spieth who finished in the top 10 of the state, taking ninth place with a score of 96.

Also earning a top 50 finish was Carter Pish who came in at fortieth place after putting together a score of 93.

Also adding to the Quincy Oriole effort was Mickey Connin in three hundred and fifty-seventh place with a score of 75; Lucas Dixon in one hundred and thirtieth place with a score of 89; Ethan Drumm in two hundred and eleventh place with a score of 85; Brody Fillmore in three hundred and ninth place with a score of 79; Gabriel Little in three hundred and ninety-sixth place with a score of 61; Braxton Littlejohn in three hundred and ninth place with a score of 79; Connor Martin in two hundred and ninetieth place with a score of 80; Brady Ward in sixty seventh place with a score of 92; Caleb Wendorf in three hundred and eighty-sixth place with a score of 69; Michal Wendorf in one hundred and seventy-fourth place with a score of 87; Nathan White in one hundred and ninety-first place with a score of 86; and Ethan Willison who finished in one hundred and eleventh place with a score of 90.

Quincy had one competitor in the Junior Varsity Female Division as Faith Wood finished in fortieth place overall with a score of 50.

In the Junior Varsity Male Division Quincy was led by Zeb Olson who finished in thirty-third overall with a score of 85. Also adding to the Quincy effort was Lucas Dooley in two hundred and seventh place with a score of 68; Andrew Dunn in two hundred and seventy-third place with a score of 42; Riley Iwanicki in one hundred and twenty-seventh place with a score of 77; and Carter Traskos in one hundred and ninetieth with a score of 71.

In the Novice Female Division Quincy was led by Shaylee Cope who finished in thirty-sixth place with a score of 55 while Cady Fillmore finished in fifty-eighth place with a score of 47.

In the Novice Male Division the Quincy effort was led by Caleb Rose who earned a top 10 finish, taking tenth place with a score of 77. Joshua Ewers also had a solid day, finishing in twenty-seventh place with a score of 73. Also adding to the Quincy effort was Landon Fickle in one hundred and fourth place with a score of 58; Edward Miller in one hundred and thirty-fifth place with a score of 51; and Coy Wood in one hundred and fourth place with a score of 58.

A big congratulations also goes out to Lucas Dixon who shot his first perfect round of 25 at the event.

Congratulations to the Quincy Oriole Clay Shooting Team on their tremendous effort at this past weekend’s Michigan State Tournament.

The Quincy Oriole Trap Teams competed at the state finals this past weekend
The Quincy Oriole Trap Teams competed at the state finals this past weekend
The Quincy Oriole Trap Teams competed at the state finals this past weekend
The Quincy Oriole Trap Teams competed at the state finals this past weekend
The Quincy Oriole Trap Teams competed at the state finals this past weekend
The Quincy Oriole Trap Teams competed at the state finals this past weekend
The Quincy Oriole Trap Teams competed at the state finals this past weekend
The Quincy Oriole Trap Teams competed at the state finals this past weekend

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