Howes wins state scholastic clay target championship

Kashmir Howes of Colville captured High Overall Ladies honors at the Washington Scholastic Clay Target Championships at the Seattle Skeet & Trap Club June 22-24.The championships saw youth from across the state representing over 20 schools from elementary through college and organizations like FFA and 4-H competing for the right to be named Washington’s best.Competitors competed in all three American Clay Target disciplines of Skeet, Sporting Clays and Trap. The Washington Scholastic Clay target Program organization donated $124,000 in support of high school and college clay target shooting teams participating in the 2012 Washington Scholastic Clay Target Program. Their generous contribution will help support over 20 schools across the state.The program is also supported by the MidwayUSA Foundation, Kinross Gold, Inland Chapter of Safari Club International, Filson, Cabela’s, Northwest Shooters Supply, Pheasants Forever, Mule Deer Foundation and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.RESULTSHigh OverallGold medalist—Seth Wingfield, WoodlandSilver medalist—Alex Nelson, WenatcheeBronze medalist—James Jester, WenatcheeHigh Overall LadiesGold medalist—Kashmir Howes, ColvilleSilver medalist—Megan Rice, SelahBronze medalist—Vanessa Holland, WenatcheeHigh Overall Men’sGold medalist—Seth Wingfield, WoodlandSilver medalist—Alex Nelson, WenatcheeBronze medalist—James Jester, Wenatchee.The event also had some first straights:1st 25 straight in trap—Tyler Dunns, Aiden Huggins, Seth Wingfield and Alex Nelson1st 50 straight in trap—Seth Wingfield1st 25 straight in skeet—James Jester