Friday, June 22, 2018
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Shooters tie for top spot

Ostergard, Ballmer best in handicap.

DONIPHAN— Gothenburg Youth Trap Team members were among nearly 300 shooters competing at the Mid-Nebraska Trapshooting Conference in Doniphan on Saturday.

Two senior shooters from Gothenburg faced each other in a shoot-off for the high handicap honor from the 22-yard line.

Alex Ballmer and Cody Ostergard each broke 45-of-50 rocks to tie in the initial handicap shoot with Ballmer winning the shoot-off.

Ballmer, Ostergard and Cooper Brott each earned 45-of-50 scores in the handicap shoot.

Austin Kucera led Gothenburg from the 16-yard line hitting 48-of-50. High junior competitor from the Gothenburg team was Colby Simant with a score of 39-of-50.