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Trap club finishes season at state shoot

DONIPHAN—Members of the Gothenburg Youth Trap Club ended the 2011 shooting season at the Cornhusker State Trap Shoot in Doniphan on Saturday.

Gothenburg shooters were among 1,891 to compete throughout the three-day event, a record number for a Nebraska state trapshooting contest.

Creighton Prep’s blue team won the overall team title with a high score of 872.

Gothenburg’s senior team consisting of Alex Ballmer, Alex Schultz, Taylor Walker, Colby Simants and Cooper Brott finished with a team score of 811 for 19th place in the state.

Ballmer and Schultz tied with an overall score of 172 to lead Gothenburg. Ballmer finished in 38th place and Schultz was 41st.

Junior shooter Anna Eggers of Elwood, who shoots for Gothenburg, finished in a tie for fourth place among the junior ladies with a score of 71-of-100.