The Doane Shooting Sports squad started their season this past weekend at the Midland Invite in Lincoln. In total, 13 Tigers were in the competition that featured 230 shooters. Fort Hays State (Kan.) was the team champion with a final score of 1,428 targets hit while Doane finished in 6th with 1,343 targets broken.
Sam Arnett led the Tigers on the weekend with a score of 274. He posted a 95 in trap, 94 in skeet, and an 85 in sporting as he tied for 27th overall. Cody Eye placed 43rd on the weekend as he finished with a 270. He recorded a 98 in trap, 93 in skeet, and a 79 in sporting. Skylar Clark finished with a 269 to tie for 44th overall. He recorded a 95 in trap, 93 in skeet, and an 81 in sporting. Jack Olsen tied for 57th with a score of 266. He posted a 98 in trap, 90 in skeet, and a 78 in sporting. Payton DeTavernier rounded out the Top 5 finishers with a 264 to finish tied for 62nd overall. She recorded a 99 in trap, 88 in skeet, and a 77 in sporting.
Other Tiger competitors in action (score = trap-skeet-sporting):
Lillie Bowman - 259 (95-97-67), t-81st
Seth Swinea - 254 (86-90-78), t-100th
Stephen MacNeal - 253 (93-78-82), t-106th
Mitchell Pierson - 253 (98-83-72), t-106th
Jaron Brown - 249 (88-84-77), 124th
Vanessa Trimmer - 246 (93-85-68), t-127th
Ryan Hellmuth - 216 (72-79-65), 182nd
Jessica Himmelberg - 208 (81-78-49), t-189th
The next action for the Tigers will be the Concordia Sporting Invite on October 1-2 at Oakcreek Sporting.